Korean Exchange Halts Trading Over KYC Concerns

Korean Exchange Halts Trading Over KYC Concerns

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinpia has announced it will suspend both trading and deposits after it was unable to implement a customer identification system in line with a recently enacted government… Read more »

Texas Hits Another Crypto Lending Platform with Cease-and-Desist

Texas Hits Another Crypto Lending Platform with Cease-and-Desist

Texas’ securities agency has issued another cryptocurrency-focused emergency cease-and-desist order, this time against a lending scheme called DavorCoin. In its latest filing, signed Feb. 2, the Texas State Securities Board… Read more »

Startup Raises $20 Million to Build 'YouTube on the Blockchain'

Startup Raises $20 Million to Build 'YouTube on the Blockchain'

Silicon Valley startup Lino is preparing to take on YouTube with a decentralized, collectively-owned video content distribution system that purports to cut out the middleman to more fairly compensate content… Read more »

7 Tough Legal Lessons for Crypto Entrepreneurs

7 Tough Legal Lessons for Crypto Entrepreneurs

Stephen Palley is a lawyer in private practice in Washington, D.C. with the firm of Anderson Kill. The views expressed are his alone. You can find him on Twitter at… Read more »

US Commodities Regulator Warns on Crypto Retirement Scams

US Commodities Regulator Warns on Crypto Retirement Scams

Consumers should be wary of cryptocurrency retirement accounts claiming to be approved by the Internal Revenue Service, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has warned. In a new circular dated Feb…. Read more »

South Korea: North Korea Stole Millions From Crypto Exchanges Last Year

South Korea: North Korea Stole Millions From Crypto Exchanges Last Year

South Korean officials believe that North Korean hackers stole tens of millions of dollars’ worth in cryptocurrencies last year, according to local reports. Kyodo News reports that the National Intelligence… Read more »

Bitcoin's Price Dips Below $7K As Crypto Selloff Continues

Bitcoin's Price Dips Below $7K As Crypto Selloff Continues

Bitcoin prices dropped below $7,000 for the first time since mid-November on Monday, signifying a continuation of the market weakness seen in the past week. CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI)… Read more »

The 'Dean of Blockchain Lawyers' Just Got a New Job

The 'Dean of Blockchain Lawyers' Just Got a New Job

One of the first and most influential lawyers to represent blockchain and cryptocurrency businesses is joining one of the industry’s oldest startups in an executive role. Announced today, Marco Santori… Read more »

What to Expect When CFTC, SEC Chiefs Talk Crypto With Congress

What to Expect When CFTC, SEC Chiefs Talk Crypto With Congress

Congress is set to hold what may be the most consequential hearing in years on the subject of cryptocurrency, with the heads of the two main U.S. financial market regulators… Read more »

Italian Crypto Businesses to Register Under Proposed New Rules

Italian Crypto Businesses to Register Under Proposed New Rules

The Italian government is seeking feedback on proposed cryptocurrency regulations intended to clarify the technology’s use within the country. A summary of the proposed rules explains how service providers that… Read more »

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