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Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has indicated that it is ‘probably’ going to register with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as regulators continue cracking down on the market. Speaking at the Consensus conference in New York, Jesse Powell, CEO of Kraken, said: We would probably get registered as a broker dealer andRead More →

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As part of an ongoing effort to protect cryptocurrency investors as well as bring better transparency into how cryptocurrency exchanges operate, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sent letters to thirteen digital currency exchanges requesting they disclose important info about their operations. “With cryptocurrency popularity on the rise, theRead More →

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission stated on Wednesday that plenty of online trading platforms for cryptocurrencies should be registered with the regulator and thus subject to additional rules in a further sign regulators are now cracking down on the virtual currency sector. In a statement released earlier, the SecuritiesRead More →

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Update: Wyoming’s House of Representatives unanimously voted “aye” to pass two separate blockchain bills yesterday – HB 70 the “utility token” bill as well as HB 19 dubbed the “bitcoin bill” –  forwarding them both to the State Senate for consideration. HB 70 defines utility tokens as neither securities nor traditional currrency; HB 19Read More →