All bitcoin articles – Page 2

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    CFTC, SEC issue joint enforcement warning on virtual currencies


    The CFTC and SEC have issued a warning regarding virtual currencies. They “will look beyond form, examine the substance of the activity, and prosecute violations of the federal securities and commodities laws.”

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    CFTC launches virtual currency resource web page


    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced the launch of a new virtual currency resource Web page, a central repository for CFTC-produced resources about virtual currency and is designed to educate and inform the public about these commodities, including the possible risks associated with investing or speculating in virtual currencies or ...

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    SEC, ICO scams, and Bitcoin


    This week: Bitcoin shows no signs of stopping as it hits more records, the SEC makes first moves against ICO scams, and a Brazillian mayor tries to govern via WhatsApp.

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    U.K. wants to regulate digital currencies


    The U.K. government is looking to increase its regulation of digital currencies, amid growing concerns that such virtual currencies are being used to enable money laundering, terrorist funding, and other criminal activity.

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    SEC halts initial coin offering, calling it fraud


    Companies can expect no new guidance from the SEC anytime soon on digital currencies, but they can expect its enforcement arm to act if it sees indications of fraud.

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    Global exits, the SEC, and the Manafort Indictment


    This week the Trump administration announced plans to exit more global initiatives, the SEC sent a warning to pop stars about cryptocurrency, and a local blogger may have aided in the case against Manafort.

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    Kushner, the NRA, and Brazil


    This week, the NRA supports reviewing regulations, Jared Kushner gets handed a class-action lawsuit, and Brazil is still pretty corrupt.

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    Deloitte, Price, and Bitcoin


    Title: Deloitte, Price, and BitcoinIn case you missed it this week, bribery scandals come to light in the world of college basketball, cyber-security attacks hit Deloitte, and Florida players may or may not be charged after stealing thousands of dollars.

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    Trump’s border wall could be muy malo for bank CCOs


    A key talking point of Republican Donald Trump’s campaign is to build a wall along the U.S./Mexico border, forcing Mexico to fund it. That plan, however, says Joe Mont, could mean added compliance burdens for banks and an expansion of Know Your Customer protocols.

  • BlockChain

    Is blockchain technology FinTech’s magic bullet?


    Image: Bitcoin is dead; long live blockchain. To be fair, bitcoin, the much-hyped virtual currency, is hardly ready to fade into oblivion. The technology underlying those online exchanges, however, is poised to become the hottest technology to hit the financial world in years, albeit not without significant business and regulatory ...