German Regulator Had Just 1 Person Checking Wirecard’s $3.1B Books: Report

Germany's finance and accounting agencies seem to have missed their chance to spot a $2.1 billion black hole in Wirecard's accounts.

E-Gold Claims US Officials Buried Key Report in 2008 Landmark Crypto Ruling

A court filing alleges federal government suppression of an OFR review led to crypto businesses being defined as money transmitters.

New UAE crypto exchange receives regulatory approval

DEX, a new UAE bitcoin and crypto Multilateral Trading Facility and Custodian, has now secured a Financial Services Permission (FSP) from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) in the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) in the United Arab Emirat...

Swiss Government Makes Moves to Encourage Crypto Businesses

The Swiss government is making key legislative changes to financial laws to improve legal conditions for blockchain businesses.

Mapping the Future of the SEC (There’s a Nonzero Chance Hester Peirce Takes Over)

The future of the U.S.’s federal securities regulator, and perhaps the direction of cryptocurrency policy, is up in the air. We game out the scenarios.

New York Regulator Adds 3-Strike Rule for BitLicense Applicants

The regulator hopes the new three-strike rule will encourage BitLicense applicants to ensure they've taken its feedback on board.

EU Creating a Regulatory Regime for Cryptocurrencies, Says Economic Chief

The planned regulatory regime could include stricter rules for projects deemed "global stablecoins," a subtle reference, possibly, to Libra.

FATF Meets Wednesday to Discuss ‘Travel Rule’ for Digital Assets

The Financial Action Task Force holds its summer plenary meeting Wednesday. Here's what to expect with the anti-money laundering watchdog discussing crypto.

Russia’s Ministry of Justice Latest to Criticize Proposed Crypto Ban

Russia's Ministry of Justice is the latest government authority to oppose a proposed crypto ban, seeing inconsistencies in the bill's stipulations.

Mauritius Releases Guidance for Regulated Security Token Offerings

Mauritius' financial watchdog has developed a licensing framework for security token trading systems and issuers.