Philippines Regulator Issues Warning to Cloud Mining Participants (news.bitcoin.com)

This week the Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed to the public that it plans to enforce securities regulations against cloud mining operations. According to the SEC’s statement, the regulatory agency believes these types of contracts should be defined as “securities.”
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Crypto Regulator CFTC Chairman Takes Funding Cuts “Incredibly Personally” (news.bitcoin.com)

The United States’ Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has received a $ 1 million USD budget cut. The announcement has come following the CFTC Chairman, Christopher Giancarlo requested an increase in the regulator’s budget of 12 percent.
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Hong Kong Regulator Halts Black Cell ICO (news.bitcoin.com)

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has halted Black Cell Technology Limited from issuing its initial coin offering (ICO) in Hong Kong. Black Cell has agreed to distribute refunds to Hong Kong-based investors.
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Bitcoin price analysis: BTC/USD reached critical resistance; Israel regulator says Bitcoin not a …

Bitcoin is trading in a narrow range after having gained nearly 5% on Monday. The coin has recovered from the deep slump triggered by Twitter crypto ad ban, as positive vibes at G20 meeting improved the market sentiment. Meanwhile, some Israeli regulator came out with some more positive news, …
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Korean Regulator Warns Kakao’s ICO Abroad Could Violate Crypto Regulations (news.bitcoin.com)

Responding to media reports that South Korean internet giant Kakao plans to raise funds using an initial coin offering (ICO) abroad, the country’s financial regulator reportedly warned that the ICO could violate current cryptocurrency regulations.
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