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Revised Crypto Laws in Japan to be Enforced Starting May 1
Changes to Japanese regulations on crypto — the Payment Services Act and the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act — will be enforced on May 1
Major Crypto Firms Including Binance, Civic, Tron Targeted in Flood of Lawsuits - CoinDesk
A flood of class-action lawsuits were filed in New York Friday, taking aim at a number of major cryptocurrency projects over their token sales.
Coinhouse Wins First Crypto License From French Regulator - CoinDesk
Coinhouse’s new status with the Financial Markets Authority should help the firm get banking services in France and bigger institutional clients.
Crypto Trading Volumes Rise in India After Banking Crisis, COVID-19 Lockdown - CoinDesk
A nationwide coronavirus lockdown, a local banking crisis and a favorable court ruling have created a trifecta for crypto trading volumes in India.
Dutch Brokerage Platform Launches Crypto Trading Across Europe
Dutch retail brokerage platform BUX has launched cryptocurrency trading in 25 different European countries
Chinese crypto operators seeking mergers amid tightening regulations | Cryptopolitan
Chinese crypto operators are considering large-scale mergers and acquisitions to escape the ever-tightening grip of the Chinese authorities. As reported in the South China Morning Post, the fragmented digital asset […]
Fifth-Largest US Accounting Firm Partners With Crypto Tax Tech Company
Crypto accounting software firm Lukka has been chosen by RSM, the fifth-largest accounting firm in the U.S., to provide its tax technology to RSM’s clients
Now Some Good Coronavirus News: 33% Of Cryptocurrency Scammer Revenue ‘Wiped Out’ By COVID-19
Not everything is awful in the coronavirus pandemic. Cybercrime is, at least, not exploding and cryptocurrency scammers are worse off.