New Self-Regulatory Rules for Crypto Exchanges in South Korea Clarified (news.bitcoin.com)

The majority of South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges are implementing new self-regulatory rules and performing self-inspection. The industry group in charge of leading the efforts has clarified the differences between the new and old self-regulatory rules for its 23 exchange members.
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Strict Rules for ICOs Prepared in Russia (news.bitcoin.com)

A new set of regulations for ICOs has been presented by the Russian Ministry of Communications. Companies organizing token sales will be obliged to guarantee that investors can sell back their tokens. Coin issuers will have to prove they control at least 100 million rubles of authorized capital in a Russian bank account.
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Dutch court rules that Bitcoin is a legitimate 'transferable value'

A Dutch court has ruled in favor of a petitioner who was owed 0.591 BTC by a private company. Significantly, the judgement classifies Bitcoin as a “transferable value” – a strong sign towards the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies. The petition was filed in a Dutch court by one Mr. JW de Vries on 2 …
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Roles of Regulators Decided in India, Rules on Bitcoin Coming Soon

India will soon have its own rules on bitcoin. The responsibilities of various regulators have been determined, a high-ranking official revealed. Relevant institutions are currently finalizing a comprehensive government policy on cryptocurrencies. Representatives of the Indian crypto community, …
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Roles of Regulators Decided in India, Rules on Bitcoin Coming Soon (news.bitcoin.com)

India will soon have its own rules on bitcoin. The responsibilities of various regulators have been determined, a high-ranking official revealed. Relevant institutions are currently finalizing a comprehensive government policy on cryptocurrencies. Representatives of the Indian crypto community, meanwhile, have quashed fears of an imminent ban.
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South Korean Court Rules Bitcoin Has Economic Value (news.bitcoin.com)

A South Korean court has ruled that bitcoin has an economic value for the first time. This overturned an earlier court ruling which did not recognize the digital currency. The case involves the confiscation of 191 bitcoins.
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