UK Govt Official Swats Question on Proposed Crypto Derivatives Ban

The decision over whether to ban the sale of crypto derivative products to retail customers in the UK will be determined solely by the financial regulator. This was the message delivered by Economic Secretary to the Treasury, John Glen, in an answer to a question posed by the Member of Parliament for Shipley, Philip Davies. […] The post UK Govt Official Swats Question on Proposed Crypto Derivatives Ban appeared first on CCN.com

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Dutch Central Bank's Onerous Rules Put Crypto Players in Crosshairs

The Dutch central bank has run out of patience with the crypto space. The De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) put certain players on notice that they have until 2020 to register. That’s when they’ll become subject to “integrity supervision.” On Tuesday, the De Nederlandsche Bank claimed it was required to start supervising crypto-related businesses under the fifth […] The post Dutch Central Bank's Onerous Rules Put Crypto Players in Crosshairs appeared first on CCN Markets

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'We Promote Bitcoin and Love Blockchain', says Japanese Central Banker

By CCN Markets: Japan’s central bank has reaffirmed the country’s position as one of the world’s most progressive countries with regards to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. According to the Nikkei Asian Review, a senior Bank of Japan official has stated that the apex financial institution is comfortable with Bitcoin as well as the technology behind […] The post 'We Promote Bitcoin and Love Blockchain', says Japanese Central Banker appeared first on CCN Markets

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Trump Adviser Invokes 9/11 to Explain Bitcoin Threat

By CCN Markets: When Trump adviser Mike Pompeo addressed crypto regulation during a Tuesday morning interview, he claimed that he didn’t want to start a “viral moment.” However, at least one of his remarks threatens to spark some blowback from bitcoin investors. Mike Pompeo: ‘Anonymous’ Bitcoin Is a National Security Threat Pompeo, President Trump’s second […] The post Trump Adviser Invokes 9/11 to Explain Bitcoin Threat appeared first on CCN Markets

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