Thai SEC Warns Public About New Crypto Scam Operating Overseas

Thailand’s securities regulator has warned the public about scam entities posing as legal digital currency trading firms operating overseas. Investor losses are not known The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has discovered a new crypto scam where investors are lured into operating with companies outside the country, local English-language news outlet Bangkok Post reported…

Major Latin American E-Commerce Company Bans Cryptocurrency-Related Ads

The largest e-commerce company in Latin America, Mercado Livre, has banned cryptocurrency advertising on their website, Cointelegraph em Português reported on March 18. The development was revealed in an exclusive interview with Cointelegraph em Português after the company’s users reported receiving of emails informing them about the change in Mercado Livre’s policy. The new policy requires all users to…

Swiss Federal Council Initiates Blockchain Law Consultation Period

The Swiss Federal Council has started its consultation period on the adaptation of federal law for blockchain development, according to an official press release published on March 22. By initiating the consultation, the Federal Council intends to improve legal certainty over blockchain applications in order to build a basis for regulatory framework for the industry in Switzerland, particularly in the financial sector. According…

LOOM Price Analysis: Scalable Dapp solution expands outlook

The Loom network has delivered a viable Ethereum scaling solution and created fundamental value for its native LOOM-token – which has enjoyed a period of strong price performance recently following the release of a series of new interoperability solutions. The Loom network is a next generation blockchain platform designed to allow for large scale applications…

More exchanges implementing market surveillance tools

The message from the SEC about what it needs to see before approving a Bitcoin ETF has been consistent. It wants markets that are manipulation resistant – either because the product itself is inherently resistant (Bitcoin isn’t), or because the exchanges make it so. Gradually the message is getting through. A Bitcoin ETF was first…