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EU's proposed framework for crypto assets market

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Jul 2020

The European Commission has concluded a public consultation on crypto assets in March 2020 which follows detailed due diligence, according to Forbes.

European Commission, EU, framework, Europe, Forbes, crypto assets, market, virtual currencies, European Parliament, blockchain observatory, legislation, European Securities and Markets Authority, ESMA, European Banking Authority, EBA, European Crowdfunding Service Providers Regulation

South Korea-based digital asset investors to pay 20% in taxes from crypto trading

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Jul 2020

South Korea’s private sector members have revealed that the nation’s citizens may have to pay as much as 20% of their cryptocurrency earnings in taxes. 

South Korea, digital assets, taxes, crypto trading, private sector, cryptocurrency, earnings, virtual currencies, electronic certificates, digital certificates, financial assets, capital gains, Financial Services Commission, financial regulator

New York state financial regulator announces new framework for crypto coin listings

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Dec 2019

Fraud Prevention and Online Authentication Report 2019/2020 New York State’s financial regulator has proposed a plan that would allow licensed virtual currency companies that have already received approval for coin listings to introduce new coins without additional permission.

US, crypto providers, cryptocurrency, coins, tokens, cryptocurrency exchange, virtual currencies

France, Germany against Facebook's Libra, in favour of public cryptocurrency

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Sep 2019

France and Germany have expressed their disapproval of Facebook’s Libra currency, as it poses risks to the financial sector, and have backed the development of an alternative public cryptocurrency.

France, Germany, Facebook Libra, cryptocurrency, virtual currencies, finance ministers, European Central Bank

Frances Finance Minister calls for EU rules on virtual currencies

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Sep 2019

France’s Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has said the European Union should introduce a common set of rules to govern virtual currencies, which are now mostly regulated at national level.

Finance Minister, Facebook Libra, virtual currencies, France, cryptocurrency, Europe, common framework

Bitcoin and AML: regulating the new mainstream

Voice of the Industry | Expert Opinion | 09 May 2019

Nadja van der Veer, Payment Counsel: “Cryptocurrency has been historically involved in a lot of negative news, instigated by government warnings”

Nadja van der Veer, Payment Counsel, cryptocurrency, AML, regulation, volatility, anonymity, virtual currencies

Chile to start taxing cryptocurrency earnings

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Jan 2019

Chile has announced it is planning to start taxing cryptocurrencies in April 2019, when taxpayers pay their yearly income taxes, although it’s unclear at what rate.

Chile, cryptocurrency, tax, legislations, regulations, income, investments, virtual currencies

Coinify to power EU trading in BRD wallet

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Jan 2019

Coinify, a virtual currency payment provider, has teamed up with BRD, a Bitcoin and cryptocurrency mobile wallet, to support the global access of virtual currencies.

virtual currencies, Bitcoin, mobile wallet, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Europe

Trezor advises against fake wallets in circulation

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 28 Nov 2018

Trezor has warned its customers against scams that use fake wallets to steal cryptocurrencies, as copies of Trezor One are stolen, as well as virtual currencies deposited there.

TREZOR, wallets, fraud, cryptocurrencies, scams, tokens, fake hardware, virtual currencies

Virtual currencies under heightened scrutiny from EU regulators

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Feb 2018

Three European regulators have warned consumers and investors about the risks associated with dealing with virtual currencies.

virtual currencies, cryptocurrency, Europe, EBA, regulations

Commonwealth Bank set to join cryptocurrency credit card ban

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Feb 2018

The Commonwealth (CBA), a large Australian retail bank, has announced that it will no longer allow customers to use its credit cards to buy Bitcoin.

Commonwealth, CBA, Australia, cryptocurrency ban, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, credit card, debit card, virtual currencies

Chinese central bank official says cryptocurrency trade needs to end

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Jan 2018

Chinese authorities might consider banning centralized trading of virtual currencies as well as individuals and businesses that provide related services, according to CNBC.

virtual currencies, cryptocurrency, China, Bitcoin, crypto, ICOs

Ethereum reaches USD 1000

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Jan 2018

Ethereum tokens (ethers) have reached USD 1,000 on multiple major exchanges for the first time ever. 

Ethereum, cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, virtual currencies