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SEC Suspends Trading of Three Companies With Ties to Cryptocurrency

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has suspended trading in the stocks of three companies with ties to cryptocurrency. One of the three is also planning an initial coin offering. The SEC says it is concerned about...

Several States Spearhead Bitcoin Adoption in the U.S.

U.S. states with positive attitudes have advanced towards bitcoin legalization – a process that a growing number of elected officials consider inevitable, if not desirable. Numerous crypto-friendly bills have been introduced, and some of them have received approval...

Hong Kong Crypto Traders Turn to U.S. Futures Markets

An increasing number of Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency traders are reportedly turning to U.S.-based bitcoin futures. The shift away from domestic markets has been spurred by a perception that the American futures markets receive greater regulatory oversight than Hong...

U.S. Corporate Customers Barred From Bitfinex’s Margin Markets

Multiple concerned U.S. corporate customers of Bitfinex have posted on Reddit after discovering that they were unable to access the exchange’s margin trading services. Although Bitfinex has previously indicated that it would no longer allow U.S individuals to...

Dubai Issues License to Cryptocurrency Firm

The largest free economic zone in the UAE, with zero percent personal and corporate income tax, has started issuing licenses to firms trading cryptocurrencies. The first license has been issued to a gold trader that has recently started...

Canadian Regulator Wants Google to Ban ICO and Cryptocurrency Ads

A Canadian regulator wants Google to follow Facebook by banning cryptocurrency ads, as well as ads for ICOs and binary options. If there’s one reflex you can automatically assume from a government entity when confronted with something new,...

New York Wants a Piece of the Ever Growing Bitcoin Mining Pie

Watch out Canada! New York wants a piece of the bitcoin mining market, securing for its residents revenues and jobs that come along with the electricity intensive process. Bitcoin mining might even help revive local economies that once...

Bitcoin Tax Reporting Software Developer Node40 Acquired for $8m

A publicly traded Canadian crypto miner has just made a $8 million bet that all bitcoin users around the world will eventually be compelled to report their transactions to the taxman, and that they will help handling this...

PR: ETicket4 Launch Its Pre ICO and Offers Qualitatively New Dimensions in the Ticket Industry

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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...