CFTC Crypto J Christopher Giancarlo regulation 

‘Crypto Dad’ Pens Heartfelt Open Letter Ahead of CFTC Exit

By CCN: J. Christopher Giancarlo, Chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), is preparing to step aside after five years on the job. The regulator, lovingly nicknamed “Crypto Dad,” penned a heartfelt open letter to the blockchain world ahead of his exit from the agency. The CFTC Has Always Been More Crypto-Friendly Than The SEC The CFTC, which regulates commodities and futures, has adopted a more accommodative stance towards crypto than the more guarded SEC. Having approved the launch of bitcoin futures contracts at the Chicago Board Options…

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Elon Musk regulation Securities and Exchange Commission U.S. Business News 

Elon Musk’s Deal with Wall Street Watchdog Could Mean Less Tweeting

By CCN: Nobody puts Elon Musk in a corner. Well, maybe the SEC. The Tesla CEO has reached a settlement with the U.S. securities watchdog. According to the court filing, which still requires a judge’s John Hancock, Musk will be tweeting a whole lot less than he’d probably like, certainly less than his 26.1 million followers would like. The SEC is putting Elon Musk in a corner. | Source: Giphy.com The deal, which was filed with the U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, means that Musk has agreed…

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Elon Musk regulation sec Tesla U.S. Business News 

Elon Musk, SEC Need More Time to ‘Put on Their Reasonabless Pants’

Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. By CCN: Elon Musk and the SEC are talking, demonstrating progress in a regulatory battle that has been drawn out for months. While the Tesla CEO and the securities regulator…

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Blockchain News china Christine Lagarde Crypto donald tapscott regulation renminbi 

China to One Day Turn RMB into a Crypto, Claims Blockchain Author

Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. By CCN: Perhaps no country has tried harder to snuff out bitcoin than China. After putting the kibosh on ICOs, the government banned crypto exchanges and now they’re targeting bitcoin…

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bitcoin Commodity Futures Trading Commission Crypto J Christopher Giancarlo regulation U.S. Market News 

Crypto Hero? Retiring CFTC Chief Bites Back at Anti-Bitcoin Bullies

Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. The CFTC chief delivered more than an earful about the way some outsiders really feel about bitcoin. J. Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), is…

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Bitcoin Interviews Crypto David Siegel Exclusive pillar regulation Securities and Exchange Commission 

Crypto Founder Lashes Out, Blames SEC for ‘Starving’ Innovation

“My name is David Siegel, I am a regulatory refugee from the United States.” This is how David Siegel, founder of crypto projects Pillar and 20|30, starts his presentations. What challenges have you faced building projects within the blockchain industry? Siegel understands the need for innovation and disruption within economies, and he can get more done in the UK and Europe than he can in the US. His frustration is that institutional legacy mindsets are holding society back at the precise point when we have the ability to leap forward….

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bitcoin Opinion regulation swedbank 

Swedbank Fires CEO in $151 Billion Money Laundering Scandal

By CCN.com: In recent years, government agencies across the world have vamped up their efforts to crackdown on money laundering involving cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. Yet, money laundering scandals involving some of the largest banks in the world dwarf any cryptocurrency-related incidents. Swedbank Chief Fired, What About Bitcoin Related Cases? On Thursday, the board of Swedbank fired Birgitte Bonnesen from her position as the CEO at the bank, recognizing the seriousness of its $151 billion money laundering case and the pressure it placed on the company. “The developments during the past…

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Arcadia Biosciences cannabis regulation U.S. Market News 

Surprise Pot Stock Pivot Lifts Arcadia Biosciences Shares 61%

Arcadia Biosciences Inc.’s share price surged 61 percent while trading on the Nasdaq Thursday after the agricultural biotech firm announced plans to dive into the hemp industry. Arcadia shares surged more than 60% after the firm announced its pot stock pivot. The company’s core business area is producing food ingredients made from wheat and soybeans. The company is jumping into the cannabis space as “with an initial focus on the hemp market,” according to a news release published Thursday. “Now, the company will apply its expertise to the burgeoning cannabis industry,”…

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banks cryptocurrency regulation regulations south africa 

South Africa Establishes a Consultation Paper to Regulate and De-Anonymize Bitcoin Transactions

Image: Shutterstock The South African Reserve Bank has released a consultation paper to regulate cryptocurrencies in the region. However, the government is seemingly introducing banking-like features to the crypto-markets, going against the very ethos of what Bitcoin stands for. The bank chooses to call cryptocurrencies as crypto “assets” over the former term, deeming the distinction makes it easier for authorities to enforce tax policies and various protection laws dealing with the possession of a digital property. Published in collaboration with the National Treasury, the SA Revenue Services (Sars), the Financial…

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Khalid Abdul Samad Malaysia regulation 

Malaysian Government Still Deciding Whether or Not to Legalize Cryptocurrency

Malaysian government officials have come out to say they are still undecided on whether or not they will legalize cryptocurrency. The matter is still under consideration, which is frustrating those looking to seize the moment to help the Malaysian cryptocurrency industry grow. As neighboring South East Asian nations such as Thailand, Singapore, and Hong Kong continue to regulate their crypto markets with one eye on greater adoption, Malaysia is lagging behind the forerunners on the sub-continent. Indecision on Malaysian Cryptocurrency Future Malaysia is currently one of the few South East…

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