Stiglitz Predicts Cryptocurrencies Will Be “Regulated Into Oblivion”

Joseph Stiglitz, the former chief economist of the World Bank and Nobel laureate, has predicted that cryptocurrencies will be “regulated into oblivion” in future, with Mr. Stiglitz saying that BTC may be “worth just $100 in 10 years.” Also Read: Philippines… Continue Reading

Japan Penalizes Crypto Exchanges – Yakuza Involvement Confirmed

The Japanese regulator has issued business improvement orders to six of the country’s 16 fully-licensed crypto exchanges including Bitflyer, Quoine, and Tech Bureau. The agency confirmed to news.Bitcoin.com that at least one of the six exchanges has some form of… Continue Reading

Overstock.com’s t0 to Launch Regulated Security Token Exchange

Overstock.com’s Tzero is planning to launch a regulated exchange for security tokens in collaboration with Box Digital Markets. The companies will seek the approval of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the new exchange. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance… Continue Reading

SEC Official Criticizes State of ICO Industry, Open to Regulated Future

United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) commissioner, Robert Jackson, has expressed his belief that initial coin offerings (ICOs) will be legitimized under existing securities legislation. Despite the optimistic outlook, the commissioner has criticized the current state of the ICO… Continue Reading

Another Crypto Exchange Ordered to Improve by Japanese Regulator

The Japanese financial regulator has targeted another cryptocurrency exchange for improvement after an on-site inspection revealed inadequate standards. The exchange must comply and submit a written report next month. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Another Exchange… Continue Reading

Survey: 89% of Visa, Mastercard, Unionpay Users Know Crypto – 53% Have Purchased

A global study of cryptocurrency purchases made by users of Visa, Mastercard, and Unionpay cards shows that 89% of respondents are knowledgeable about crypto and 53% have purchased some in the past 12 months. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into… Continue Reading

Former Thai Finance Minister Supports Proposals for SEC-Regulated Cryptocurrency Sector

The Chairman of the Thai Fintech Association (TFA) and Thailand’s Former Finance Minister, Korn Chatikavanij, has offered his support for recent proposals that Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) should be tasked with developing and enforcing cryptocurrency regulations. Also Read: ‘Cryptomatoes’… Continue Reading