Malaysia

Digital Currencies and Digital Tokens are Regulated as Securities Under Malaysian Securities Laws

Pursuant to the Capital Markets and Services (Prescription of Securities) (Digital Currency and Digital Token) Order 2019 (the “Prescription Order“), which came into force on 15 January 2019, digital currencies

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Cryptocurrency, ICO, Malaysia

The Cautious Approach to Cryptocurrencies and ICOs in Malaysia

The global frenzy around cryptocurrencies has seen prices fluctuate dramatically over the past year, leading to a growing interest among Malaysian investors. The Central Bank of Malaysia (BNM) has repeatedly

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Cryptocurrency, ICO, Malaysia

Malaysian Central Bank Requires ID for Cryptocurrency Transactions

A press release from Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), Malaysisa’s central bank, stated that the  “Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism Policy for Digital Currencies”  went into effect as of

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Cryptocurrency, Malaysia

ICOs Enjoined in Malaysia and North Carolina

Today, the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) directed CopyCash Foundation to immediately cease and desist all its proposed activities, including a purported plan to launch an ICO on January 10, 2018

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ICO, Malaysia

Cryptocurrency Activity by Asia-Pac Governments

In well publicized moves in late 2017, both China and South Korea banned ICOs.  Today, the Malaysian finance minister said

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China, Cryptocurrency, Malaysia, South Korea

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