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Ukraine Publishes Draft Taxation Law on Virtual Assets

On September 19,  2018, the Ukranian Parliament published a draft law which aims to set out the legal basis for the taxation of transactions involving virtual assets. The draft law

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Cryptocurrency, ICO, Smart Contracts, Ukraine

Australian Regulator Takes Action Against Misleading Initial Coin Offerings

In May of this year, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) indicated that ICO issuers and their associated advisers would come under regulator scrutiny where their conduct or statements

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Australia, ICO

SEC Suspends Trading in Company for Making False Cryptocurrency-Related Claims about SEC Regulation and Registration

Last week we reported that the US SEC stopped a fraudulent ICO that falsely claimed that it had SEC approval.  Yesterday, the SEC suspended trading in the securities of a

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ICO, SEC, US

Report Shows Underbelly of Cryptocurrency Money Laundering

On October 10, CipherTrace – a developer of cryptocurrency AML, bitcoin forensics, and blockchain threat solutions – released its Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering Report – Q3 2018 (the “Report”).  The Report

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AML, Cryptocurrency, Money Laundering, US

Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority Grants Its First Authorization to a Crypto Company

Crypto Fund AG, a subsidiary of Swiss-based Crypto Finance AG, received authorization from the Swiss Financial Markets Supervisory Authority (FINMA)

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Banking, FINMA, Switzerland

IBM Launches Blockchain as a Service Food Tracking Network

On Monday 8 October 2018, IBM announced the “IBM Food Trust”, a blockchain based production cloud network which will enable

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Supply Chain

SEC Stops Fraudulent ICO That Falsely Claimed SEC Approval

The U.S. SEC announced yesterday that it had stopped what sounds like the most brazen fake ICO yet.  According to

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ICO, ICO Litigation, SEC, US

Swiss Blockchain-based Businesses Must Consider AML and Licensing Requirements

During 2017, the issue that probably got the most attention for companies raising capital through initial coin offerings (ICOs) was

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AML, Banking, FINMA, ICO, Switzerland

UK’s HM Land Registry to Explore the Benefits of Blockchain

Enhanced efficiency, collaboration, transparency and trust are some of the key claims of blockchain technology that are appealing to many

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Real Estate, Smart Contracts, UK

A Complete Guide to Regulations on Cryptocurrencies and ICOs in Thailand

This blog has previously discussed how different countries have taken varying positions with respect to their friendliness toward cryptocurrencies and

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Cryptocurrency, ICO, Thailand

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