Tag Archives: Law

26Apr/19

Bitfinex Allegedly Covers $850 Million Loss With Tether Funds

The New York Attorney General’s office has alleged that crypto exchange Bitfinex lost $850 million and subsequently used funds from affiliated stablecoin operator Tether to secretly cover the shortfall, according to anRead More…

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19Apr/19

Russia Adopts Law to Isolate Runet From the Internet

Runet, the Russian segment of the internet, is about to be isolated from the rest of the web. A new law adopted by the State Duma aims to do so in orderRead More…

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15Apr/19

Bitcoiners’ Seastead in Deep Trouble With Thai Government

A seastead launched by an early bitcoin adopter off the coast of Thailand has run into trouble with local government. The Thai Navy boarded the structure Saturday, claiming it violates criminal law,Read More…

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12Apr/19

France Passes Bill to Allow Insurance Providers to Invest in Crypto and Tokens

French insurance markets can now invest in cryptocurrencies, following the passage of a new law, foreign exchange news agency FXStreet reports April 11. On April 11, the National Assembly of France adoptedRead More…

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12Apr/19

Libertarian Think Tank Criticizes US SEC’s Approach to Crypto and Blockchain

John Berlau, a senior fellow at libertarian think tank Competitive Enterprise Institute, criticized the United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) approach to regulating cryptocurrencies. Berlau delivered his comments in a reportRead More…

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