France Proposes EU-Wide Cryptocurrency Regulation

France has proposed giving more power to the Paris-based European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and making it responsible for cryptocurrency oversight. French regulators say cryptocurrencies need EU-wide regulation. EU-Wide Crypto Regulation... Read more »

UK watchdog shifts Bitcoin ads regulation to ‘red alert’ priority

Britain’s marketing regulator Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has announced that it plans to increase its efforts in curbing irresponsible or misleading cryptocurrency ads, Financial Times reported today. “We see this as an... Read more »

BIS Economist Recommends ‘Technology-Neutral’ Crypto Regulation, Low-Cost Supervision of Decentralized Markets

An economist with the Bank of International Settlements has found that cryptocurrencies are not sought as an alternative to fiat currencies or regulated finance, therefore a “technology-neutral regulation to this asset class”... Read more »

Crypto Industry Will Benefit From Tighter Regulation, Says Law Professor

The chairman of International Banking Law and Finance at the University of Edinburgh, professor Emilios Avgouleas, says that tighter crypto regulation will benefit the industry in the long run. He is bullish... Read more »

South Africa Working Group Releases New Position Paper Calling for Regulation of Crypto Asset Providers

South Africa’s Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group (IFWG) has a released new position paper that calls for the regulation of the country’s cryptocurrency ecosystem. In the document, the IFWG, which is a creation... Read more »