Regulation

Several EU countries have urged the European Commission to regulate cryptocurrencies such as stablecoins to protect consumers.
Bafin has announced that all crypto ATM providers are required to receive a license from the regulator to operate in Germany.
Swiss Federal Council plans to launch a new fund category for qualified investors to make Switzerland more attractive as a fund domicile.
According to an official statement, financial regulators in Germany have introduced a new draft bill on blockchain-based digital securities.
CySEC has blacklisted yet another number of FX & cryptocurrency websites it says were illegally promoting trading products in the country.
The Indian government plans to introduce a new law that will ban cryptocurrency. The law is still reportedly awaiting approval.
Russia Bans Anonymous Crypto Wallet Deposits
Russia Bans Anonymous Crypto Wallet Deposits
Aug 04, 2020
MD Rockybul Hasan
Russia has banned all cash and crypto deposits into anonymous e-wallets as the latest push to curb the illegal financial activity.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved the final rules for cross-border swaps application under the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA).
FINMA grants OSIF and OSFIN the first authorizations as supervisory bodies which will be responsible for monitoring asset managers and trustees.
US regulator, SEC has fined BNP Paribas Securities (BNPP) $250,000, alleging that broker-dealers had violated the Regulation SHO.
U.K.’s FCA fined the London branch of Commerzbank AG £37.8m for failing to put AML systems and controls in place between October 2012 and September 2017.
In its feedback, the AMF supports targeted changes of certain aspects of MiFID 2 based on five pillars, detailed in this document.
India police in collaboration with academic institutions and development organizations has begun working to bolster India’s darknet policing capabilities.
FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) issues its response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and regulatory priorities for the rest of the year.
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) has reached a settlement agreement of €160,000 with Indication Investments Ltd.
ASIC has cancelled the AFS licence of Australian Golden Securities Ltd. The AFS licence cancellation came into effect on 21 May 2020.
Following on from consultations, ASIC has released its new regulatory framework for FFSPs providing financial services to Australian wholesale clients.
As local investments in cryptocurrency continue to rise, Myanmar Central Bank has issued a warning that Bitcoin transactions are illegal in the country.
Dutch crypto firms must register with the Netherlands’ central bank by May 18 or cease operations immediately, the monetary authority said Monday.
Cayman Islands have proposed new legislation to regulate crypto exchanges and the proposed regulations are based on FATF guidelines.