Monday, January 25, 2021

Regulation

CipherTrace gives officials tips on how to uncover criminals’ crypto caches

Blockchain forensics firm CipherTrace has published comprehensive guidance to assist law enforcement officials in identifying signs of cryptocurrency use when carrying out criminal investigations.The...

Cruise ship ‘Satoshi’ to house crypto companies and digital nomads

Ocean Builders, a company that builds “floating, off-grid seapod homes,” has bought an old Australian cruise ship it renamed ‘Satoshi’ and plans to fill...

Unqualified investors can buy up to $8K of crypto, says Bank of Russia

The central bank of Russia proposed to set limits on annual cryptocurrency investments by non-professional investors.The Bank of Russia suggested that unqualified investors in...

UK FCA crypto derivatives ban ignored 97% of consultation respondents

Last week’s blanket banning of cryptocurrency derivatives by the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority ignored 97% of respondents to its consultation, according to the...

Blockchain firm Monerium thinks Europe ‘already has’ a digital euro

Consensys-backed e-money issuer Monerium thinks the route to a digital euro is simpler than the European Central Bank suggests.The fintech, which focuses on bridging...

Amid Confusion About Rules, Indian Crypto Community Pushes for Regulatory Sandbox

In the seven months since India’s top court allowed banks to legally service crypto platforms, users and trade volumes at local exchanges have increased....

BoE governor continues to assert Bitcoin has ‘little intrinsic value’

Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey’s position on crypto apparently hasn’t changed despite the economic fallout of the pandemic in the United Kingdom.According to...

Japan must amend central bank laws to issue digital yen, says official

Japan needs to adapt its laws to issue a central bank digital currency, according to a local financial official.Kozo Yamamoto, head of the Liberal...