Bitcoin Regulation

MrBitcoin June 9, 2019

One of the main themes to be discussed at the G-20 Financial Ministers and Central Governors Meeting this weekend has to do with money laundering and cryptocurrency. What kind of agreement would be a surprise? Even for the purpose of introducing Anti-Money Laundering (AML), should we allow our financial privacy to be compromised? Alexander Zaidelson, […]

MrBitcoin June 6, 2019

Since Vancouver police described Bitcoin ATMs as ‘an ideal money-laundering vehicle’, the  council are considering banning them. Problem solved, eh? Misinformation… Meet Knee-jerk Reaction So Vancouver Mayor, Kennedy Stewart, has suggested that the city council will consider banning Bitcoin ATMs in the city. According to his spokesman, this: came out of information the VPD (Vancouver […]

MrBitcoin June 2, 2019

3. In short: It’s on a blockchain. But let’s dive a little deeper and see what “token” even means in our case. Of course, as with many other crypto-related terms, there is no single, agreed-upon definition. At the most basic level, a token is a representation of a particular asset or utility. Sound too abstract? […]

MrBitcoin May 26, 2019

This weekend, the Cote d’Azur sees the final day of the Cannes Film Festival and the glitz and glamour of the Monaco Grand Prix. Has the Bitcoin world been able to match that excitement this week? Bitcoin Price – Coiling Up For The Next Push? On the surface, one might almost believe that Bitcoin price […]

MrBitcoin May 16, 2019

On May 7, Dovey Wan, founding partner of crypto investment firm Primitive Ventures tweeted that the Chinese social media behemoth and payment service provider WeChat is set to ban merchants from making cryptocurrency payments. This ban marks the latest effort to stymie cryptocurrency usage in China, with the government also mulling over ways of greatly […]

MrBitcoin May 13, 2019

United Arab Emirates-based cryptocurrency exchange BitOasis has reportedly secured preliminary approval with financial regulators, Bloomberg reported on May 13. Founded in 2015, BitOasis claims to be the Middle East’s first digital currency wallet that uses multi-signature technology. The company previously announced that it was seeking to be fully licensed in the financial center Abu Dhabi […]

MrBitcoin March 20, 2019

Multiple respondents have filed comments with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on the latest proposed rule change for the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF). Comments to date were submitted between Feb. 13 and March 12. As reported, CBOE’s BZX Equity Exchange — the exchange that would prospectively list the Bitcoin ETF […]

MrBitcoin February 27, 2019

Lawmakers just signed four new blockchain bills in Wyoming, steaming ahead as the most blockchain-friendly state in the U.S. Let’s be honest. Most people outside of the U.S. have never heard of Wyoming. Yet, the home of the famed Yellowstone National Park, steep canyons, and gushing geysers is firmly on the cryptocurrency community’s radar. It […]