The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced the launch of the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub) to promote public engagement on fintech-related issues and initiatives, including…

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U.S. regulator FinCEN is urging domestic exchanges to prevent Iran from using cryptocurrency to bypass economic sanctions. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/fincen-blasts-irans-use-of-crypto-to-bypass-economic-sanctions/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Candidates for public office in California may not receive donations in cryptocurrency, the state’s political watchdog has ruled. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/california-bans-bitcoin-donations-in-political-campaigns/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The arrival of cryptos doesn’t alter the need to maintain proper accounting records, the SEC’s Wesley Bricker said Monday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/digital-assets-dont-change-reporting-needs-secs-top-accountant-says/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Trading platform OpenFinance has now launched a regulated alternative trading system for crypto assets within the U.S. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/openfinance-launches-regulated-trading-platform-for-security-tokens/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A cryptocurrency dealer is being prosecuted in the U.S. for allegedly committing 30 counts of money laundering involving bitcoin. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/21-year-old-trader-prosecuted-over-bitcoin-money-laundering/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The U.S. state of Ohio has joined Arizona in legally recognizing data stored and transacted on blockchain. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ohio-becomes-latest-us-state-to-legally-recognize-blockchain-data/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A former bitcoin trader from Arizona has been sentenced to 41 months in jail for laundering drugs money with crypto. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/arizona-bitcoin-trader-gets-jail-sentence-for-money-laundering/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Regulators like the SEC shouldn’t be acting as gatekeepers to new technologies like bitcoin, according to Commissioner Hester Peirce. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/the-secs-hester-peirce-isnt-a-bitcoin-champion-just-a-regulation-realist/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Colorado’s Secretary of State has proposed allowing political committees to accept contributions in cryptocurrency. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/colorados-politicians-could-soon-be-accepting-crypto-contributions/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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Lawmakers at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 conference today argued that regulatory “sandboxes” may offer the best approach for blockchain innovation. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-eu-lawmakers-tout-sandbox-approach-for-blockchain-development/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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