FINRA Considering Changes to Crypto Regulations to Better Protect Investors: Report

The CEO of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) said the self-regulatory body will look at potential changes to crypto regulations this year as crypto adoption grows, Barron’s reported, citing a virtual conversation with Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) CEO Kenneth Bentsen Jr. on Wednesday. CEO Robert Cook said FINRA isn’t looking at … Read moreFINRA Considering Changes to Crypto Regulations to Better Protect Investors: Report

Reports Show Government Intends To Imply Stricter Regulations On Cryptocurrency ATMs

In a press release yesterday, the federal agency stated that crypto kiosks, or cryptocurrency ATMs, played a major role in the increasing crimes. The United States GAO (Government Accountability Office) blames crypto kiosks for increasing drug trafficking and human trafficking. Their reason, however, was that cryptocurrency ATMs aren’t as restricted as crypto exchanges, making their … Read moreReports Show Government Intends To Imply Stricter Regulations On Cryptocurrency ATMs

New Spanish Regulations to Target Crypto Investment Ads

As part of regulations that are set to become effective in mid-February, crypto-asset investment promoters will be required to inform the Spanish securities watchdog of the contents of any ad that targets over 100,000 people. 10-Day Advance Notice Rule The Spanish government has tasked the country’s securities watchdog with authorizing advertisements that promote cryptocurrencies, a … Read moreNew Spanish Regulations to Target Crypto Investment Ads