We at Finrazor present list of countries and updates on the legality of cryptocurrencies, updated for the fourth quarter of 2018 (full list: https://finrazor.com/trending/country)
Vlad Nistor is arrested, Switzerland to relax laws, Iran affirms blockchain can help, France rejects tax changes, Russia allows to invest in ICOs, Italy suspends two crypto companies, Hong Kong considers stricter laws, Abkhazia requests mining regulations, Japan publishes a new crypto regulation draft, Russian lawyers to help the crypto industry, France blacklists four crypto websites, Bahrain issues a crypto regulation draft, Russian will not amend its crypto bill
CONSOB suspends two projects, Kakao invests in Orbs, TokenSoft invests in a SEC-compliant broker-dealer, Weiss Ratings recommends to buy BTC, France wants to invest $569M in blockchain, crypto-focused VCs invest $30M in Good Money, Tim Draper invests $1.25M in OpenNode, Waves partners with TSA, ICON partners with LayerX, BitDeer teams up with BTC.com and AntPool
Lithuania seeks becoming hub for security tokens, Thailand needs more crypto regulation, 'buy Petro before 2019' incentive, cease and desist order against 4 more ICOs, Bahama released discussion paper, British FCS warns against AsicTrader, VersaBank completes VersaVault, BBVA settles $170M loan over blockchain, fake news of ban upliftment in China, Thailand SEC to authorize the first ICO portal, Malaysia to use e-Scroll for degree certification, France considers lowering taxes on bitcoin gains
FedEx & others join Hyperledger, Baidu releases WP, France publishes a 'blacklist', West Virginia uses blockchain for voting, Circle launches its stablecoin, MasterCard searches for the way to expand its services, IRS wants to receive its cut
+21 crypto websites to France’s blacklist, Independent Reserve certified by ADCA, BIS sees no financial stability risk from cryptos, Ukraine plans for state-backed crypto
Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), a financial market regulator, exists to preserve the harmony and stability of France’s fiscal markets. It is an independent public organization with a mandate to protect citizen investors from fraud and other unlawful market activities.
Centra Tech's founders are sentenced to jail, Marc O’Brien joined Crypterium, ETF is launhed, Jack Dorsey’s opinion, Binance adds TrueUSD, China published its crypto rating, electricity consumption, Sberbank used Hyperledger Fabric blockchain, Microsoft joins the crypto ban, JP Morgan talks about crypto, Wozniak supports blockchain, ETH futures, Taihuttu still holds BTC, IBM’s token, crypto education in France
VeChain, ICON, France, Roger Ver, SEC
Crypto market is going up after a mid-week correction along with tax cuts, BTC banknotes and initiative by Goldman Sachs.
Iran coin, Error in EOS, IOTA and Kontrol Energy partnership, France lowers tax, Bitcoin.com fixes its webpage, Sharding is coming, South Korea explores crypto industry, Alexis Ohanian's prediction, Telegram abandons public sale, Ripple faces UK Parliament, Google adds BigInt to V8, IMF report, Goldman Sachs will trade BTC, Cardano and Ethiopia partnership
Iran, EOS, IOTA, France, ICO