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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China-based cloud network provider Xunlei has launched a blockchain platform, undeterred by ongoing allegations it held an unlawful ICO. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/xunlei-launches-blockchain-platform-amid-ongoing-ico-lawsuits/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Cryptocurrency miners in South Korea may soon find it more difficult to get foreign-made mining chips imported to the country. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/south-korea-to-toughen-inspection-on-crypto-mining-chips-imposouth-korea-to-toughen-inspections-of-crypto-mining-chip-importsrt/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The Philippines SEC has issued a warning to the public to be cautious on 14 cryptocurrency investment schemes in the country. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-fraudsters-face-jail-time-warns-philippines-securities-regulator/. …

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A South Korean blockchain industry organization has proposed a self-regulatory framework to set standards for the cryptocurrency exchange industry. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/self-regulatory-group-hopes-to-bring-order-to-koreas-crypto-exchanges/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Japanese cryptocurrency exchange BitFlyer says it will revise its know-your-customer procedures after criticism from a financial regulator. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitflyer-exchange-toughens-user-verification-amid-watchdog-scrutiny/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The Philippines securities watchdog has warned that it will regulate cryptocurrency cloud mining contracts under existing securities rules. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cloud-mining-contracts-are-securities-says-philippines-sec/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Japan’s Financial Services Agency has published domestic cryptocurrency trading statistics for the first time. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/3-5-million-traders-japan-releases-domestic-cryptocurrency-statistics/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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Ten Indian police officials have been charged with kidnapping and attempted extortion after allegedly forcing a victim to transfer 200 bitcoins. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/indian-police-officers-charged-1-3-million-bitcoin-extortion-scheme/. …

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Three South Korean banks are to be inspected over their compliance with new anti-money laundering rules for cryptocurrency exchange accounts. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/korea-to-inspect-banks-over-crypto-exchange-aml-compliance/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Japan’s financial regulator has ordered two cryptocurrency exchanges to halt operations for two months due to insufficient KYC procedures. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/japanese-regulator-suspends-two-crypto-exchanges-over-kyc-failings/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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South Korean police on Thursday detained four executives from two cryptocurrency exchanges over alleged embezzlement. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/korean-police-detain-4-crypto-exchange-execs-over-alleged-embezzlement/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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South Korean regulators, whose decisions have shaken cryptocurrency markets in the past, are reportedly cracking down on exchanges’ contract terms. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/korean-regulator-tells-crypto-exchanges-revise-user-agreements/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Australia’s cryptocurrency exchanges must now follow new rules aimed to counter money laundering and terrorism financing. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/new-aml-rules-australias-bitcoin-exchanges-kick-today/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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The Central Bank of Taiwan is eyeing new rules that would bring bitcoin under the island’s existing anti-money laundering regulations. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/taiwan-central-bank-proposes-money-laundering-rules-for-bitcoin/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Companies using cheap electricity to mine cryptocurrencies at industrial complexes in South Korea have reportedly been arrested by police. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/korean-police-bust-bitcoin-miners-illegally-using-cheap-factory-power/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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