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A new cryptocurrency-related bill in Ukraine will allow payments in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) despite not recognizing crypto as legal tender, a government official claimed. Oleksandr Bornyakov, deputy minister of Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation, is confident that it would be “quite legal to pay with cryptocurrencies” in Ukraine through payment intermediaries enabling crypto-to-fiat conversions.
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The White House has endorsed an amendment to the $1 trillion Infrastructure bill that supports proof-of-work over all other consensus mechanisms. However, the crypto community is supporting a different amendment. White House Takes Stance on Infrastructure Bill’s Crypto Tax Amendment The White House has endorsed an amendment to the Infrastructure bill sponsored by Senators Mark
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Despite the recent breakouts to the $40,000 level, Bitcoin (BTC) price could still face downward pressure in August. The 42% rally in late July effectively inspired some optimistic short-term options bets but the initial data largely favors the neutral-to-bullish call options, and failure to sustain $40,000 has significantly reduced this advantage. A good deal of
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The Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has enabled crypto buys with Apple Pay, and instant cashouts of up to $100,000 per transaction. The company will also soon enable crypto buys with Google Pay. Buy Cryptocurrencies on Coinbase With Apple Pay Crypto exchange Coinbase announced Thursday that users can now buy bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on its
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Current regulations do not prohibit the swapping of digital currencies, according to the Iranian Vice Presidency for Legal Affairs. The department has stated its position in correspondence with an ICT industry association which wanted to know what rules apply to cryptocurrency exchange, local media reported. Converting a Cryptocurrency Into Another Is Not Against Iranian Law
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Amid the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) expanding the scope of oversight of the cryptocurrency industry, a commissioner with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) argued that crypto regulation doesn’t fall under the SEC’s jurisdiction. CFTC commissioner Brian Quintenz took to Twitter on Wednesday to declare that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) should be
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The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has outlined how the SEC plans to regulate the crypto industry. Focusing on investor protection, Gensler discussed concerns the SEC has about crypto trading, exchanges, lending, defi platforms, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Gary Gensler Outlines SEC’s Crypto Priorities SEC Chairman Gary Gensler outlined
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Federal authorities in Russia are moving forward with a plan to closely monitor cryptocurrency activity for illicit transactions and deanonymize crypto users’ identities. The Russian Federal Financial Monitoring Service (Rosfinmonitoring) has selected a contractor for developing a platform for tracking cryptocurrency activity. According to data from Russia’s state procurement website, the country will allocate 14.7
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Internet giant Google’s new ad policy has gone into effect. The company now allows certain cryptocurrency ads, such as those promoting cryptocurrency exchanges and wallets. Advertisers must meet certain requirements and be certified by Google. Google Now Allows Some Crypto Ads Google’s new ad policy for financial products and services, announced in June, has gone
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Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volumes, continues actively expanding into the crypto payment industry through a new crypto-to-fiat integration. The company announced Tuesday a partnership with crypto-fiat hybrid payment platform Alchemy Pay to enable peer-to-peer (P2P) crypto payments at over 2 million global merchants through its payments application Binance Pay. The new
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Bitcoin (BTC) might have failed to sustain the $42,000 support, and for many, this is a slightly bearish sign. Interestingly, the downward move occurred shortly after Saudi Aramco, KSA’s largest oil exporter, denied claiming to start mining Bitcoin. Top traders at exchanges seized the opportunity to add leverage-long positions, a clear bullishness indicator. Furthermore, margin
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NCR Corp., a global leader in ATM software applications, has announced that it is acquiring Libertyx, the crypto company that claims to be “America’s first and largest network of bitcoin ATMs, cashiers, and kiosks.” NCR Acquires Libertyx NCR Corp. (NYSE: NCR), a leading enterprise technology provider, announced Monday “a definitive agreement to acquire Libertyx, a
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Lawmakers in the United States have called for caution regarding implementing a proposed tax policy that could have significant implications for America’s crypto space. As previously reported by Cointelegraph, an expanded crypto taxation regime was a last-minute addition to the $1 infrastructure deal currently being debated in Congress. According to the proposed amendments, tighter rules
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India’s Ministry of Finance has answered some questions regarding the status of cryptocurrency trading in the country as well as crypto regulation and investor protection. The minister of state for the finance ministry has indicated that the recommendations in the draft bill proposed by the interministerial committee are still being considered. Indian Government Answers Crypto
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South Korea’s top financial regulator will shut down 11 cryptocurrency exchanges allegedly engaged in fraudulent bank account schemes, local media reported. Meanwhile, the deadline for all crypto exchanges to comply with the country’s regulation is drawing near and most of them have not been able to meet the requirements. 11 Crypto Exchanges Could Be Shut
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