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Bank of Spain Warns Citizens Against Crypto Given Lack of Local Regulations
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Bank of Spain Warns Citizens Against Crypto Given Lack of Local Regulations

Spain’s central bank has issued a reminder to citizens warning of the risks involved in transacting unregulated cryptocurrencies. The Bank of Spain’s notice, issued Feb. 10, followed an official blog post published two days earlier, which had outlined the institution’s stance on cryptocurrencies, their characteristics, and their legal status in […]

Smart Contracts Are No Problem for the World’s Legal Systems, so Long as They Behave Like Legal Contracts
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Smart Contracts Are No Problem for the World’s Legal Systems, so Long as They Behave Like Legal Contracts

Cryptocurrencies have been a headache (if not a nightmare) for the law. Ever since Ross Ulbricht launched the Silk Road online marketplace in February 2011, Bitcoin and its ilk have been disrupting the ability of authorities to police the globe, and to ensure that norms, regulations and laws are being […]

European Regulators Call for Common EU-Wide Regulatory Approach for ICOs
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European Regulators Call for Common EU-Wide Regulatory Approach for ICOs

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its advice to the European Union (EU) institutions on crypto-assets and initial coin offerings (ICOs) regulation, calling for a common EU-wide regulatory approach. In its advice paper, ESMA notes that some member states have or are considering introducing crypto-assets related rules […]

UK regulators reveal ‘comprehensive’ crypto regulation plans
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UK regulators reveal ‘comprehensive’ crypto regulation plans

Sale of crypto-referencing derivatives could be banned UK regulators have laid the groundwork for the regulation of cryptoassets and distributed ledger technology (DLT), such as blockchain, with the publication of a long-awaited report. The HM Treasury-led Cryptoasset Taskforce report, published on Monday (30 October), focusses on consumer protection concerns linked […]

As demand for digital currency trading surges, cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp selects Onfido to scale customer onboarding
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As demand for digital currency trading surges, cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp selects Onfido to scale customer onboarding

Onfido now working with over 30 cryptocurrency customers to verify user identities as industry faces increased scrutiny around the world LONDON, February 16th, 2018: As demand for cryptocurrency trading continues to surge, Bitstamp has selected Onfido to help it scale and onboard new customers. Onfido’s full-stack identity verification platform is […]

As demand for digital currency trading surges, cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp selects Onfido to scale customer onboarding
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As demand for digital currency trading surges, cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp selects Onfido to scale customer onboarding

Onfido now working with over 30 cryptocurrency customers to verify user identities as industry faces increased scrutiny around the world LONDON, February 16th, 2018: As demand for cryptocurrency trading continues to surge, Bitstamp has selected Onfido to help it scale and onboard new customers. Onfido’s full-stack identity verification platform is now […]