On January 10, the British financial regulator (FCA) published a letter that was addressed to the general directors or equivalent persons of all authorized firms. In its appeal, the financial watchdog urged firms to ensure that their investors had all the information necessary to properly assess the regulatory coverage associated with their products.
The Thai securities and exchange commission has approved four crypto-based businesses to operate in the country. However, applications from two others were declined.
Japan's Financial Services Agency (FSA) is currently conducting a study on cryptocurrency, amid news of the regulator’s consideration of approving the cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds (ETF).
The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) has recently added to its warning list two Forex websites that claimed they had authorisation licences.
The Israeli Securities Authority (ISA) has fined today the retail broker ATrade a NIS 576,000 ($153,464).
According to the news resources of January 8, the Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) is considering the issue of regulating the activities of unregistered firms that attract investments in cryptocurrency.
The state of New York has recently announced creating a “cryptocurrency task force”, which comes after the governor of the state Andrew Cuomo has signed a digital currency study bill.
A number of crypto investors in Hong Kong have complained that Wong Ching-kit has duped them out of a total of HKD 3 million ($380,000) in a crypto-related investment scheme.
Senators of Colorado state Stephen Feinberg (Democrat) and Jack Tate (Republican) jointly filed a bill dubbed the “Colorado Digital Token Act", which aims to provide additional exemptions to the cryptocurrencies, certain digital tokens and traders from securities laws.
According to the report that was released by the Reserve Bank of India, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) do not consider Bitcoin and other digital currencies as a major threat to the global economy.
The U.S federal authorities have recently raided a centre for science and technology based in the state of Michigan, as part of the cryptocurrency related investigations that were taking place in the time, as per reports from local news outlets.
Cryptocurrency penetration into South Africa is growing exponentially, hence, the Government is getting prepared to regulate the industry as it has established a working group to probe crypto activities.