Recent Regulation Stories

Wyoming Paves the Way in Blockchain Legislation–Issues New Bill for Tokenizing Stocks

Wyoming continues to spearhead blockchain adoption with House Bill 0185. The bill, scheduled for July 1st if passed, permits corporations to issue blockchain-based stock certificate tokens. This bill is just one in a string of new legislation, cementing Wyoming’s...

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Denmark Gains Access to Sensitive User Data on Domestic Cryptocurrency Exchanges for Taxation

The battle between tax authorities and cryptocurrency users took a turn in favor of the tax collectors. This month, Denmark’s tax authority won permission to start collecting private user information related to cryptocurrency trading. Denmark’s tax authority will now...

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Bakkt Acquires Established Futures Brokerage to Strengthen Bitcoin Offering

Coming Bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt announced Monday the acquisition of an independent futures commission merchant for an undisclosed amount. The move aims to augment Bakkt’s services for institutional investments in cryptocurrency assets. On the back of a $182 million...

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Gemini’s Winklevoss Twins Believe Bitcoin’s Future Lies in Regulation

Bitcoin evangelists and Gemini founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss believe cryptocurrency has a “bright future,” given banking-style regulations are applied to the burgeoning sector. In an interview with Fortune on Jan. 13, the Winklevoss twins noted the current market...

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India Stalls Cryptocurrency Regulations, Uncertainty Continues

India’s government has continued its “undecided” stance on regulation around the cryptocurrency ecosystem. No timeline was promised by Pon Radhakrishnan, the Minister of State Finance, for enacting legislation, even in the December 28, 2018 meeting. December Passed: Still In...

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