The Belgian authorities published a list of nineteen cryptocurrency trading firms that it received complaints about. The regulators state that these platforms indicate clear signs of fraud. Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority recently warned about fraudulent cryptocurrency trading platforms. The agency published a list of nineteen cryptocurrency platforms it
Based on instructions from President Vladimir Putin, Russia’s central bank prepared a bill for the regulation of сryptocurrencies and ICO’s which was then submitted to the Duma for approval on December 28th, 2017. The bill is expected to be adopted in March of this year and then finalized by July 1st, 2018.
The Kraken crypto exchange has come back online after a more than 48-hour downtime. The crypto exchange was scheduled to go offline on Jan. 11 for two hours for a system upgrade. As the maintenance time offline grew to more than 2 days, Kraken only intermittently updated their status page with promises and an