SEC Extends Oversight To Crypto And DeFi, Commissioner Pierce Disapproves | Bitcoinist.com

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The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has intensified its regulatory efforts targeting the emerging crypto market and Decentralized Finance (DeFi) sectors.  The regulatory watchdog has recently adopted new rules imposing registration requirements on “dealers” and “government securities dealers.” While the SEC Chair, Gary Gensler, believes these measures protect investors and enhance market integrity, […]

Binance Faces These Regulatory Obstacles In Re-Entering The UK Market, Report | Bitcoinist.com

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According to a Bloomberg report, Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is encountering obstacles to re-enter the United Kingdom (UK) market.  Local partners in the UK have reportedly shown reluctance to work with Binance due to “regulatory opposition,” hampering the exchange’s plans to regain a foothold in the country. UK Firms Reject […]

Crypto Scandal: Russian Oligarch Accused Of Sanctions Evasion In £15 Million Firm Share Sale | Bitcoinist.com

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A sanctioned “Russian oligarch”, Mikhail Klyukin, has come under scrutiny for allegedly evading sanctions by selling over £15 million worth of shares in a crypto firm chaired by former UK Chancellor Philip Hammond.  The transaction, which involved transferring the funds into cryptocurrency, is believed to have been an attempt to circumvent US sanctions. Crypto Company […]

Crypto Regulatory Failures: FCA’s Slow Enforcement And Staffing Woes Draw Criticism | Bitcoinist.com

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The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is facing criticism from the country’s National Audit Office (NAO) for its sluggish approach to enforcing crypto laws and a shortage of staff with expertise in cryptocurrencies.  In a recent report published by the NAO, an independent entity responsible for scrutinizing public spending, it highlighted the potential impact of […]

Crypto.com Soars With UK Regulatory Approval, Introduces New Product Offering As Authorized EMI | Bitcoinist.com

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Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Crypto.com has obtained authorization from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to act as an electronic money institution (EMI). According to a December 4 announcement, this new license allows Crypto.com to broaden its product offerings in the UK market. Crypto.com Receives EMI Authorization With the EMI authorization, Crypto.com can now provide a […]

Crypto Marketers Take Note: UK Regulator Issues Warning On ‘Common Issues’ | Bitcoinist.com

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In a bid to “safeguard consumers,” the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a warning regarding “common issues” observed in crypto asset promotions. With the implementation of a new marketing regime, the FCA has asserted its authority over crypto promotions in the UK. FCA Unveils Alert List To Expose ‘Non-Compliant Crypto Entities’ The FCA has […]