SEC Advisory Committee member calls agency to open for public comment on crypto regulation

Associate law professor and member of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Investor Advisory Committee J.W. Verret is calling for the government agency to open for public comment in regards to…

‘It’s Important That We Get a Bit More Clarity From Regulators’ – Regulation Bitcoin News

Robinhood’s chief financial officer has revealed the popular trading platform’s crypto priority and the potential of listing more cryptocurrencies. “We’re a highly regulated company in a highly regulated industry, and…

Lawyer Points to Agreement Relating to Johann Steynberg’s Extradition to South Africa – Regulation Bitcoin News

With Johann Steynberg now in custody in Brazil, a lawyer has suggested that South Africa may have to resort to an existing legal assistance agreement with Brazil if it wishes…

Head of Investigative Committee Calls for Mandatory Identification of Cryptocurrency Users in Russia – Regulation Bitcoin News

Russians who use cryptocurrency should not be anonymous, the man who chairs Russia’s federal investigating authority has recently stated. The official leading efforts to fight corruption in the government called…

Mai Capital Predicts Tough Year for Crypto — Expects Bitcoin and Ethereum to Do Well Once Regulations Come Into Focus – Regulation Bitcoin News

Mai Capital Management’s chief equity strategist and regional president, Chris Grisanti, has predicted that this year will be tough for crypto largely due to regulations. However, he expects established cryptocurrencies,…

Ruling Party Sources Deny Plan to Levy 40% Tax on Crypto Yields in Turkey – Regulation Bitcoin News

The government in Turkey does not intend to impose a 40-percent levy on crypto-related gains as has been alleged, members of the ruling AKP party have indicated to the local…

SEC Charges Australian ‘Man Behind the Machine’ in $41M Crypto Fraud Scheme – Regulation Bitcoin News

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged an Australian citizen who called himself the “Man behind the Machine” in a fraudulent crypto scheme that raised almost $41 million….

Investors in Collapsed South African Crypto Platform Push for Jailing of Africrypt Directors – Regulation Bitcoin News

A group of investors in Africrypt are reportedly pushing to have criminal charges pressed against directors of the now-defunct cryptocurrency investment platform. Opponents of the move have argued that this…

CEO of Mirror Trading International Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Arrested in Brazil – Regulation Bitcoin News

Johann Steynberg, the wanted CEO of Mirror Trading International was recently arrested by Brazilian law enforcement after he was caught using a fake document. The arrest, which took place in…

Crypto regulation concerns make decentralized stablecoins attractive to DeFi investors

Stablecoins have emerged as a foundational part of the cryptocurrency ecosystem over the past couple of years due to their ability to provide crypto traders with an offramp during times…