April 16, 2021

Turkey to ban cryptocurrency payments

According to a Friday announcement by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, the ban will come into effect on April 30, rendering any crypto […]
March 6, 2021

No crypto ban in India: Finance Minister predicts “very calibrated” stance

In an interview with CNBC, Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stated that reports of a blanket ban on cryptocurrencies are overstated. While negotiations are ongoing, she […]
March 5, 2021

Thailand’s largest movie theater chain accepts Bitcoin

According to a Thursday report by local news agency Siam Rath, Major Cineplex has declared the launch of its cryptocurrency payment pilot project in a move […]
February 24, 2021

Indian banks put crypto traders’ accounts under the microscope

India’s parliament is currently contemplating a nation-wide crypto ban which local industry critics like former Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan have compared to “banning the internet for […]
February 16, 2021

India crypto ban is like banning internet, says former Coinbase CTO

 Speaking in an interview with The CapTable, Srinivasan stated that a blanket ban on Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies would simply redirect trade revenue to nearby […]
February 8, 2021

Miami mayor aiming for ‘the most progressive crypto laws’

 In an interview with Forbes published Sunday, Suarez stated that lawmakers in Miami were looking into the policies of crypto-friendly areas like Wyoming and New York […]
February 3, 2021

Canadian investment firm Accelerate Financial files for Bitcoin ETF

Accelerate Financial Technologies has filed and obtained a receipt for a preliminary prospectus with Canadian securities regulators for the Accelerate Bitcoin ETF (ABTC). Announcing the news […]
January 22, 2021

Janet Yellen Offers US Senate a More Nuanced Take on Crypto3

After a virtual hearing of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee held on Tuesday, Yellen hit the headlines for her answer to Democratic Senator Maggie Hassan’s question […]
January 20, 2021

Janet Yellen calls cryptocurrencies a ‘particular concern’ for AML

In a virtual hearing of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, Yellen faced questions on combating the financing of terrorism (CFT), from Democratic Senator Maggie Hassan from […]