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South Korea ‘Positively Considering’ Cryptocurrency Exchange Licenses

South Korea is now considering a licensing scheme for cryptocurrency exchanges in a major U-turn on its previous suggestion to ban them. Govt. To Debate ‘Exchange Approval System’ As local news media outlet Business Korea reports Monday, lawmakers...

South Korea Considers Bitlicense-Style System for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The South Korean government is considering introducing an approval system for cryptocurrency exchanges based on the Bitlicense model, developed by the New York State Department of Financial Services. Also read: Japan Cracks Down on Foreign ICO Agency Operating Without...

NY Regulator Demands Vigilance Against Market Manipulation from Bitlicense Firms

Accusations, rumors and fears of manipulation in the cryptocurrency market have been around for a long while now. The most recent one involves Tether supposedly artificially propping up the price of bitcoin by printing USDT. Now one regulator...

US Financial Regulator Requests Crypto Trading Data From South Korea

The New York State Department of Financial Services has asked two South Korean financial authorities to share cryptocurrency-related data they obtained from their recent inspections of six major Korean banks. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business...

French Entrepreneur’s Case to Overturn the Bitlicense Dismissed

This week the longstanding New York Supreme Court case involving the state’s Bitlicense was dismissed. The lone bitcoin entrepreneur, Theo Chino, who has been fighting in court for years, relentlessly trying to get the regulatory framework created by...

Convenience Stores and Pawn Shops See Foot Traffic from Bitcoin ATMs

Bitcoin is continuing its popular trend throughout society, and these days the decentralized currency can now be purchased at your local bodega, gas station, deli, and convenience store. According to recent reports, bitcoin teller machines (BTMs) worldwide are...