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Today in Crypto: DOJ Charges Iranian in Murder Plot Paid With Crypto; EU Official: NFTs to be Regulated Under MiCA
Today in Crypto: DOJ Charges Iranian in Murder Plot Paid With Crypto; EU Official: NFTs...
August 10, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

An Iranian national and member of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been charged with an alleged murder-for-hire plot in which cryptocurrency was...

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Security Firm: Slow Political Response Giving DeFi Hackers a Free Hand
Security Firm: Slow Political Response Giving DeFi Hackers a Free Hand
August 09, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

Decentralized finance (DeFi) hacks cost crypto investors more than $2 billion in the first six months of the year alone. That’s more than in all...

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Former CFTC Chair: EU’s MiCA Bill May Hurt US Crypto
Former CFTC Chair: EU’s MiCA Bill May Hurt US Crypto
July 28, 2022  |  Regulation

Ex-Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chief Chris Giancarlo has said the European Union’s Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) bill might end up exporting European crypto...

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Crypto Regulation Weekly: BIS Says Crypto Must Fit Into Existing Regulatory Infrastructure
Crypto Regulation Weekly: BIS Says Crypto Must Fit Into Existing Regulatory Infrastructure
July 13, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

A pair of international regulatory organizations have formally recommended that stablecoins be required to follow all existing international payment, clearing and settlement standards. The Bank...

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Crypto Regulation Weekly: EU’s Landmark MiCA Legislation Hits Stablecoins Hard
Crypto Regulation Weekly: EU’s Landmark MiCA Legislation Hits Stablecoins Hard
July 06, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

The European Parliament and European Commission wrapped up negotiations on the EU’s landmark Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) regulation bill. It’s taken four years and...

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EU Reportedly Proposing Ban on Stablecoin Deposit Interest
EU Reportedly Proposing Ban on Stablecoin Deposit Interest
June 27, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

The European Union will look into banning crypto platforms from charging interest on stablecoin deposits, said tweets from Patrick Hansen, head of strategy at Unstoppable...

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UK Wants Crypto Companies, Not Criminals, Digital Minister Says
UK Wants Crypto Companies, Not Criminals, Digital Minister Says
June 15, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

The U.K.’s digital minister is stressing his government’s wish to make the country a worldwide hub for cryptocurrency activity, even as he expressed caution about...

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Today in Crypto: Bank of Canada Official Urges Regulation; Bitcoin, Ether Plunge on Inflation News
Today in Crypto: Bank of Canada Official Urges Regulation; Bitcoin, Ether Plunge on Inflation News
June 12, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

The number of Canadians owning crypto assets is growing fast, requiring regulation, especially as people might not understant the risks of investing in things like...

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EU Crypto Regulation May Need Clarification From Day One
EU Crypto Regulation May Need Clarification From Day One
March 08, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

The European Parliament’s Monetary Committee will soon vote on a directive, Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA), that will regulate crypto assets in Europe. After a...

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