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Expect 'robust increase' in Asia's deal-making activities in 2019
Strong deal-making momentum in Asia Pacific this year is set to continue in 2019 despite global trade uncertainties, an international law firm said Mo
Australian Federal Court enforces a Travel Ban and Freezing of Funds for Bitconnect Promoters
The Australian Federal Court has imposed a travel ban and freeze funds John Bigatton, promoting the US $ 2.6 billion Ponzi Bitconnect, the Sydney Morning Herald daily reported on January 5.Bigatton was approved as director and shareholder of BitConnect International Plc and the only Australian Bitco
Blockchain vs. Lawyers, or Why Contracts Need People
Online sources that provide legal services are already testing smart contracts, and some experts predict that cryptocurrencies will oust the mediation
Japan Reclassifies Crypto While Hong Kong Tightens Regulations
Two of the most crypto friendly nations on the globe have been revisiting their regulatory frameworks this week. Japan has reclassified its terminology of cryptocurrencies while over in Hong Kong regulators want more oversight on exchanges and crypto companies.FSA to Change Moniker for CryptoJapan’s
Florida Court subpoenas developer in Kleiman estate lawsuit against nChain’s Craig Wright The lawsuit filed by the Kleiman Estate against Craig Wright took a new turn after Jeff Garzik, an early Bitcoin [BTC] developer and adopter, revealed he was subpoenaed by the US District Court of Florida...
Indian Police Uncovered a Crypto Ponzi Scheme in Pune
Police have been after the ring members since January. Ten persons involved in the fraudulent activities, including the mastermind on the scheme Amit Bhardwaj, have now been arrested. He and is accomplices defrauded nearly 8,000 unsuspecting investors out of their money to the tune of millions of do
ShapeShift cooperating with law enforcement not taken well by crypto community
19 JAN, 2019BY ARTHUR SILLERS,The Switzerland-based company ShapeShift has published a blog postdetailing its interactions with law enforcement. Not only does this show where US law enforcement is in their handling of crypto, but it is already drawing a bit of controversy.The blog post states it was
SEC and CFTF Views About Bitcoin ETF Countdowns
The countdown to the Bitcoin ETF decision starts today. What are the views of the SEC and CFTC? What kind of attitude does the SEC do now? What do the SEC and CFTC think about Bitcoin ETF approvals?Countdown starts for Bitcoin ETF decisions. The SEC will complete the process related to two different