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Philippine Regulator Warns the Public of Engaging With Foreign Crypto Service Providers – Regulation Bitcoin News

The central bank of the Philippines, the primary regulator of the country’s crypto sector, has warned investors about engaging with unregistered and foreign crypto service providers. They “may present additional challenges on enforcing legal recourse and consumer protection and redress mechanisms for local customers, among others,” the regulator said. The Philippine

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‘De-risking’ Crypto Firms Potentially Creates ‘Opacity in Financial Conduct’ – Regulation Bitcoin News

According to the latest guidance note issued by the South African banking sector regulator, Prudential Authority, risk assessment does not mean financial institutions should avoid or eliminate risks via the wholesale termination of client relationships with entities such as crypto asset service providers. Instead, the regulator wants financial institutions to

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British Fintech Revolut Granted Crypto License in Cyprus – Regulation Bitcoin News

U.K.-based digital bank Revolut has been authorized by Cyprus to provide cryptocurrency services to millions of customers on the Old Continent. The fintech firm says the regulatory approval will allow it to establish a European crypto hub in the island nation. Revolut to Expand Crypto Services for Europeans From Cyprus A leader

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Colombia Plans to Launch Digital Currency to Reduce Tax Evasion – Regulation Bitcoin News

The government of Colombia revealed it has plans to launch a digital currency. One of the purposes of this new currency would be to curb tax evasion and enhance the traceability of transactions made by citizens. The proposed measure would also be accompanied by restrictions on cash payments and transactions

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UN Agency Urges Authorities to Curb Cryptocurrency Expansion in Developing Countries – Regulation Bitcoin News

A United Nations trade body has recommended a set of policy actions to “curb the expansion of cryptocurrencies in developing countries.” The intergovernmental group stressed that if cryptocurrencies become a widespread means of payment, it could jeopardize the monetary sovereignty of countries. UN Trade Body’s Crypto Policy Recommendations The United Nations

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President of Central Bank of Brazil Disagrees With ‘Heavy Hand’ Regulations for Cryptocurrencies – Regulation Bitcoin News

The president of the Central Bank of Brazil, Roberto Campos Neto, has defended the use of more moderate regulations in the crypto environment. Campos Neto stated that while regulation is indeed necessary, it has to be done in a way that doesn’t stop innovation. He also explained his goal is

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Indian Finance Minister Asks Crypto Investors to Exercise Caution as Authorities Investigate Exchanges – Regulation Bitcoin News

India’s finance minister has cautioned investors about cryptocurrency as the country’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) investigates a number of crypto exchanges and freezes the assets of some trading platforms. Indian Finance Minister Cautions About Crypto Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reportedly warned about cryptocurrency Saturday at an event organized by the BJP Economic

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Crypto Trading, Investing Illegal in Iran, Central Bank Governor Reiterates – Regulation Bitcoin News

It is illegal to buy or sell cryptocurrency in Iran, the head of the country’s monetary authority has recently reminded citizens and businesses. The governor noted, however, that mining cryptocurrencies and using them in payments for imports is not against the law in the Islamic Republic. Top Banker Confirms Crypto Trading

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India Freezes Peter Thiel-Backed Vauld’s Crypto and Bank Assets Worth $46 Million – Regulation Bitcoin News

India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) has frozen crypto exchange Vauld’s crypto and bank assets worth about INR 370 crore ($46,439,181). Vauld halted deposits and withdrawals last month. The Indian law enforcement agency is reportedly investigating more than 10 cryptocurrency exchanges. Indian Authority Freezes Another Cryptocurrency Exchange’s Assets The Enforcement Directorate (ED), a

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