Posts Tagged ‘Regulation’

Man Group Is About To Launch Its Own Bitcoin Futures Instrument

by Samuel Raeon November 15, 2017
Bitcoin futures have long been the subject of intense scrutiny in the US, with the SEC to date having repeatedly turned down applications to allow these sorts of tradable instruments to be listed legally in the country. The problem, as is repeatedly reported, is that the underlying asset (the bitcoin, in this instance) is far […]
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Sifma Claims Regulation Prevents US Companies From Properly Fighting Cybercrime

by JP Buntinxon November 10, 2017
Fighting cybercrime still remains a pressing issue these days. In the US, things are going a lot slower compared to what most people would like. The financial services lobby group Sima calls for the reduction of red tape. Fighting cybercrime requires a ton of resources which currently can’t be used officially. Their latest cyber attack […]

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US Regulations are a Hindrance for Blockchain Startups Tackling the Healthcare Industry

by JP Buntinxon October 8, 2017
Blockchain technology is the next frontier for companies to tackle. Especially in the healthcare industry, there are plenty of opportunities waiting to be explored. Unfortunately, firms in the US aren’t making a lot of headway in this regard. The situation is very different in the European, Canadian, and even Asian sector. This “battle for power” […]
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ASIC Releases Guidelines for Australian ICOs

by JP Buntinxon September 28, 2017
Those who assumed there would be no further regulation of ICOs will not be pleased with this news. ASIC has issued their guidelines for initial coin offerings. That is a good thing, as it should help avoid companies and projects from failing to conduct their legal obligations. Offering coins or tokens in exchange for money […]

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ECB’s Mario Draghi has no Plans to Regulate Bitcoin Right now

by JP Buntinxon September 26, 2017
The European Central Bank is not a big fan of Bitcoin by any means. Especially president Mario Draghi feels cryptocurrencies are a big threat to his business. Big was everyone’s surprise when Draghi confirmed his bank doesn’t have the authority to regulate Bitcoin. That is a big surprise, although no one expects a ban on […]
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Financial Crime Costs Continue to Mount for all Financial Institutions

by JP Buntinxon September 25, 2017
Financial crime continues to rise every single year. It is one of the most lucrative industries for criminals all over the world. Unfortunately, this also means compliance costs will soar over time. This is mainly thanks to new regulation and advanced criminal methodologies. This new research from LexisNexis Risk Solutions paints a troublesome picture for […]