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The Wind Of Change Reached The Indonesian Crypto industry. Does It Bring The Bright Future?
Regulation   |   12.04.19  |  

In 2017, the country imposed a ban on cryptocurrencies, and the Central Bank constantly warned about the risks of investing. However, it seems that thaw is to happen in this jurisdiction Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia, located on the islands of the Malay Archipelago and the western part of New Guinea Island, with an agrarian-industrial economy. In terms of national competitiveness in 2010, it ranked 44th in the world and rests here mainly due to oil sales on the world market. The most...

Mexican Crypto Industry Trapped In "Catch-22." Will The Regulation Paradox Change?
Regulation   |   28.03.19  |  

The development of crypto industry in Mexico is under threat. In early March, the Central Bank published a circular prohibiting fintech companies from operating with cryptocurrencies Mexico, or the United Mexican States, is one of the most economically significant and developed countries in America. The state participates the North American Free Trade Zone (NAFTA), developing strongly due to the foreign trade. Mexico is characterized by the development of agro-industry (plant growing) and the mining...

DATO For ICO: Are The Philippines Looking For The Perfect Set Of Regulations?
Regulation   |   27.02.19  |  

Since 2014, the Philippines has become one of the cryptocurrency development driving countries. However, regulatory issues are still not fully implemented The Philippines is a republic in Southeast Asia, which gained its independence from Spain at the end of the 19th century and became a part of the USA. The Philippines got its liberty from the United States in 1946. This country is one of the founders and an active member of the United Nations, and the state attends the Security Council regularly...

SEC Clarifies That Not All Tokens Could Be Considered As Securities
Legislation   |   11.02.19  |  

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce expressed such opinion; she referred to the Howey test as a tool for classifying tokens. Is this a sign of the regulator loosen tight grip? SEC states that tokens distributed within a functioning network are not securities. This opinion was expressed by SEC Commissioner Hester PEIRCE , known for defending the possible existence of Bitcoin ETF last year. There was a transcript of the speech published on SEC’s official website, regarding the rules for tokens and their...

Malaysia Legalized ICO And Tokens. Details To Be Approved In March
Regulation   |   08.02.19  |  

Malaysia was on the list of those countries where regulators took a wait-and-see position, despite statements made at the end of 2017. It looks like it's time to change Malaysia is an amazing Asian state, the federal constitutional monarchy which consists of 13 states and three federal territories. It became independent in the 20th century, and since that time until 2005, the country has enjoyed good economic development with average annual GDP growth of around 6.5%. In the early 1980s, Malaysia...

What To Consider To Avoid Problems With ICO Launching in 2019
Guest-posts   |   04.02.19  |  

... Luxembourg, and Lithuania. Switzerland, however, stands out from the list, because it has the best conditions for holding an ICO. Although it’s only on the 4th place in terms of number of ICOs held in it, friendliness of regulators and a history of cryptocurrency regulation are much more important here. A liberal approach to the regulation, the possibility of direct access to government and decentralized ideals are among the main advantages of the country. However, choosing the most comfortable ...

SEC Is Looking For Services To Monitor And Track Data
Legislation   |   04.02.19  |  

SEC has published a notice on January 31 concerning search and cooperation. It is possible that the regulator is preparing to begin its study on the Bitcoin ETF The US financial regulator plans to make the market more transparent. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) started looking for opportunities to identify holders of crypto wallets. On January 31, the SEC has published “sources sought notice .” The regulator is looking for companies that can provide information about “most widely...

Singaporean Authorities Change Their Stance On Cryptocurrency Regulation
Regulation   |   24.01.19  |  

The Ministry of Law of the country does not consider cryptocurrency as a legal tender and obliged enterprises to carry out the necessary legal verification Singapore has always been considered as a country which is loyal to the crypto industry. However, the authorities decided to change the rhetoric regarding the cryptocurrency. It became known that the country's Ministry of Law announced that it does not consider cryptocurrency as a legal tender. The Ministry ordered the companies to carry out...

Indian Corporations Are Testing Blockchain, Despite The Regulation Uncertainty
Innovations   |   15.01.19  |  

According to India Times, Hindustan Unilever, ABG Shipyard, HDFC Bank and Reliance Industries are the companies which confirmed the experiments with record-keeping The uncertainty in the sphere of cryptocurrency and blockchain regulation in India continues. But the development and implementation of ideas are not standing still. According to the India Times , a number of Indian corporations are currently testing the blockchain as technology as a record-keeping tool. The experiments were confirmed...

Jurisdictions That Attracted Investors In 2018: Will They Retain Leadership?
Forecasts   |   14.01.19  |  

The statesmen seemed to wake up after long oblivion and entered the industry regulation race. We are summing up the achievements of the previous period 2018 was full of news regarding regulation and legislation. The officials from various states seemed to wake up after a long-lasting slumber and started the industry regulation race. As a result, the world jurisdictions divided into three categories according to their views on cryptocurrencies and ICOs. The first group approves crypto and ICOs,...