The Australian retail bank has revised its loan agreements to prohibit borrowers from using mortgages to purchase cryptocurrency. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bank-of-queensland-rules-out-crypto-purchases-with-mortgage-funds/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The authority that governs a special economic zone in the Philippines plans to reap $67 million by issuing crypto exchange licenses.  This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/philippines-regulator-aims-to-make-67-million-from-crypto-exchange-licensing/. …

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Pan Gongsheng, a vice governor of the People’s Bank of China, has once more issued strong statements on initial coin offerings. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/pboc-will-crush-foreign-icos-targeting-chinese-investors-official/. …

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Hackers reportedly reaped more than $2 million in different cryptocurrencies after spreading malware across computers in China. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/1-million-computers-hacked-to-mine-2-million-worth-of-cryptos/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A court in China’s Hangzhou city has ruled that evidence authenticated with blockchain technology can be presented in legal disputes. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-can-legally-authenticate-evidence-chinese-judge-rules/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Japan’s Financial Services Agency has issued business improvement orders to six licensed crypto exchanges operating in the country. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/japans-financial-watchdog-orders-aml-shake-up-at-6-crypto-exchanges/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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A South Korean police department is alleging the crypto margin trading offered by exchange Coinone is in effect illegal gambling. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-margin-trading-could-be-illegal-gambling-says-korean-police/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Indonesia’s futures watchdog has reportedly ruled that cryptos are commodities that can be traded on the country’s futures exchange.  This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/indonesian-regulator-gives-green-light-for-crypto-futures-trading/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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South Korea’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that cryptocurrencies can be forfeited in criminal cases, allowing the seizure. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/korea-seizes-bitcoin-worth-1-4-million-following-supreme-court-ruling/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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India’s telecoms regulator plans to leverage blockchain technology to combat unsolicited phone calls and SMS messages. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/indian-telecoms-watchdog-to-combat-nuisance-calls-with-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Singapore’s central bank has warned eight digital token exchanges and an ICO issuer to stop trading tokens deemed unauthorized securities. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/singapore-warns-8-exchanges-over-unregistered-securities-trading/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Singapore’s central bank is proposing a change to existing exchange market rules aimed to ease blockchain adoption and decentralization. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/singapore-proposes-regulatory-boost-for-decentralized-exchanges/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Taiwanese lawmakers have announced the formation of a parliamentary group aimed to foster the nation’s emerging blockchain sector. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/taiwan-eyes-blockchain-growth-with-new-parliamentary-alliance/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Forty percent of all Chinese blockchain startups emerged in 2017 alone, according to a new report published by China’s IT Ministry This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/2017-saw-exponential-blockchain-startup-growth-says-chinas-it-ministry/. …

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Prosecutors in South Korea have raided the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the country, UPbit, over suspected fraud, according to a report. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/koreas-biggest-crypto-exchange-raided-over-suspected-fraud-report/. …

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A weekly roundup of regulatory moves by different nations and agencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/thailand-targets-new-crypto-taxes-others-move-ease-burdens/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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KODAKCoin’s backers are calling a crypto exchange’s ICO launch claims “fraudulent.” This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/fraudsters-take-aim-at-investors-in-controversial-kodakcoin-ico/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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China National Radio, a high-level mouthpiece of the government, has claimed OKEx illegally offered bitcoin futures and OTC trading. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/china-national-radio-questions-legality-of-okex-bitcoin-futures-trading/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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ASIC is to extend its guidelines on initial coin offerings over concerns about overseas projects targeting local investors. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/australias-securities-watchdog-airs-concerns-about-overseas-icos/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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A just-launched group of licensed cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan is looking to restore market confidence by adopting self-imposed rules. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/16-japan-exchanges-pledge-to-restore-confidence-at-regulatory-group-launch/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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