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Thailand Gov’t Will Amend AML Laws to Regulate Cryptocurrency

A Thai regulator announced that the regulator will amend regulation to prevent crypto use for illicit activities, English-language local news outlet BangkokPost reports on Aug. 5.AMLO to focus on cryptocurrenciesPer the report, Acting secretary-general of the Thai Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO), Pol Maj Gen Preecha Charoensahayanon, stated that cryptocurrencies

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BitMEX in Violation of Securities Laws, Crypto a Metastasized Cancer

Economist and anti-cryptocurrency pundit Nouriel Roubini has recently declared that there is “overwhelming evidence of rampant fraud and abuse” in the crypto space. Roubini, a professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business, also took aim specifically at the compliance policies of crypto exchange BitMEX in an essay entitled “The Great

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US Legislators Reintroduce Token Taxonomy Act to Exclude Crypto From Securities Laws

Representatives in the United States House of Representatives have reintroduced the Token Taxonomy Act, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on April 9. The bill would exclude cryptocurrency from being classified as a security.The bill was initially proposed last December by Reps. Warren Davidson (R) and Darren

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Michigan House of Representatives Votes to Include Cryptocurrencies in Criminal Laws

The Michigan House of Representatives has passed a bill, HB 4102, on April 9 that would include cryptocurrencies in criminal codes regarding illegal actions for financial gain.Michigan lawmakers have voted to introduce amendments to various sections of the Michigan Penal Code, specifying that cryptocurrency would be included in provisions

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