All things considered, cryptocurrency is still a nascent field for which lawmakers and the judiciary have yet to set national governing standards. But a dearth of federal regulations doesn't mean the market is a lawless free-for-all. In fact, several states have already passed cryptocurrency statutes.
Fintech businesses must comply with various SEC regulations and crowdfunding parameters. And if that's not enough, since cryptocurrency is very much a decentralized and global affair, in many instances, investors and businesses must also mind international finance laws.
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Investors hit Ripple with another cryptocurrency class action. After the jump, we'll go over the latest claim in plain English to keep you up to date.Read »
Big cryptocurrency news: Regulators approve Stellar Lumens to trade on exchange, which signals authorities do not see the coin as a security.Read »
The SEC has spoken: Some cryptocurrencies qualify as securities, in and of themselves; others, like Bitcoin and Ethereum, don’t. Let’s break it down.Read »
A lot of people have been asking: Must I declare crypto holdings sitting in overseas exchanges and wallets? Jump in to explore the issue.Read »
Some pundits think that the General Protection Data Regulation will hamstring law enforcement agents on the hunt for crypto criminals.Read »
Authorities from several jurisdictions banned together for what can be described as a cryptocurrency sting. Jump in to read about the operation.Read »