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Japanese Financial Services Agency Approaches Crypto ETFs With Caution, Cites Volatility

The Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) showed a cautious approach towards cryptocurrency-based exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in comments at the finance committee of the upper house of the National Diet on May 30. Cointelegraph Japan reported on the comments earlier today.Per the report, local politician Takeshi Fujimaki noted during the

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Australian Tax Agency Goes After Cryptocurrency Traders in Exchange Data Push

Australia’s tax agency, the Australian Tax Office (ATO), will seek to contact cryptocurrency traders personally about tax issues as part of a new data collection scheme, officials confirmed in a statement on April 30.The ATO, which is working in conjunction with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) and

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US CFTC Chair Says Agency Has Resisted Calls to Suppress Development of Crypto Sector

United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo has emphasized the agency’s commitment is to monitor, but not impede, the development of the crypto asset sector.Giancarlo made his remarks during a speech devoted to EU-U.S. regulatory cooperation for derivatives markets, delivered at the Eurofi Financial Forum

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Canada Revenue Agency Auditing Crypto Investors

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), the government’s tax collection service, is reportedly auditing investors in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), Forbes reports on March 6.Citing sources close to the matter, Forbes states that the CRA has sent extensive questionnaires to investors pertaining to their crypto-related activities in recent years. The

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Bulgarian Revenue Agency Announces Inspection of Cryptocurrency-Selling Companies

The Bulgarian National Revenue Agency (NRA) has announced the launch of inspections of cryptocurrency-selling companies, English-language Sofia-based news outlet novinite reports on Jan. 14.The objective of the investigation is to assure compliance with tax and social security regulation, as the agency is reportedly worried about the use of crypto-assets for

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Denmark’s Tax Agency Seals Authority to Collect Data from Three Crypto Exchanges

Denmark’s Tax Authority has been authorized by the country’s Tax Council to obtain information regarding all trades of cryptocurrencies across three domestic crypto exchanges. An official announcement published on the agency’s website reported this development on Jan. 14.The authorization means that three unspecified Danish crypto exchanges now have legal disclosure

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Tunisia Internet Agency Signs Strategic Partnership With Blockchain Platform

The Tunisia Internet Agency (ATI) is going provide hosting services for the Russian blockchain platform Universa, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Dec. 19.Founded in 1996, the ATI is a governmental body run by the Ministry of Communications with the objective to promote Internet usage in the

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