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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US Bitcoin Futures Regulator Allows Employees to Trade Crypto (news.bitcoin.com)

While private businesses all over the world struggle with employees so much as possessing cryptocurrency, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has reportedly given the full go-ahead to its employees trading crypto.   
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Korean Regulator Tips Cryptocurrency Prospects Back Toward “Normalization” (bitcoinmagazine.com)

On February 20, 2018, investors saw signs of yet another directional shift in South Korea’s regulatory stance on cryptocurrencies. According to Reuters, Choe Heung-sik, the governor of South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), told reporters, “The whole world is now framing the outline (for cryptocurrency) and therefore (the…

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Cryptocurrency Regulator Found Dead at His Home in South Korea (news.bitcoin.com)

South Korea has been a leading market for bitcoin over the last year or so in terms of adoption, trading volumes, and regulatory response. Now one of the top figures in the government associated with regulating cryptocurrency has passed away, with stress suspected to be a contributing cause.
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