Tagged: virtual currency

China Regulators: “Institutions…Must Not Engage in Virtual Currency Transactions or Disguised Transactions”

Noting “signs of (a) resurgence of virtual currency trading activities in the country,” four finance regulators in China (the Beijing Local Financial Supervision Bureau, the People’s Bank of China Business Management Department, the Beijing Banking and Insurance Regulatory Bureau, and the Beijing Securities Regulatory Bureau)… Read More

Report: Chinese Foreign Exchange Official Says Digital Currencies Must Be Regulated to Prevent Illegal Capital Flows

Reuters is reporting that Sun Tianqi, chief accountant at China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), told financiers assembled at the Bund Summit in Shanghai this week that governments in emerging markets must regulate cryptocurrencies because they can be used to transmit capital illegally and could… Read More

BitPay Granted Virtual Currency License By New York State Department of Financial Services

Blockchain payments technology platform BitPay announced on Monday it received its Virtual Currency License from the New York Department of Financial Services. This news comes just a few months after BitPay secured $40 million through its extended Series B funding round. Founded in 2011, BitPay’s platform gives businesses and individuals… Read More

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