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Japanese Regulator Holds the First Meeting of the New Study Group on Virtual Currency Exchanges
  • K&L Gates
  • Japan
  • April 19 2018

As a response to the fallout resulting from the hacking of Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc., which resulted in $530 million worth of

New York Attorney General Launches Fact-Finding Mission into Virtual Currency Exchanges
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • April 19 2018

The Investor Protection Bureau of the New York Office of the Attorney General (Bureau) has established the “Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative,”

New York Attorney General Launches Inquiry into Cryptocurrency Exchanges
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • USA
  • April 18 2018

On April 17, 2018, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman (the “NY AG”) launched the “Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative” (the “Initiative”

Trading Bitcoins may not be subject to taxation in Portugal
  • Coelho Ribeiro e Associados
  • Portugal
  • April 16 2018

The Portuguese Tax Authority has issue a binding information regarding the tax framework on the income obtained from the purchase and sale of

The CFTC and Virtual Currencies: Amidst All the Hype, Don’t Forget “Commodity” is still a Defined Term
  • Bracewell LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2018

The Internet recently erupted with news reports and law firm legal alerts broadcasting the endorsement by a federal court of the Commodity Futures

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • USA, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Canada, China, Japan
  • April 13 2018

COInitial Coin Offering or Initial Crypto-Token Offering是指加密货币的首次发行

Clarity on the Status of Cryptocurrencies in Ireland
  • Arthur Cox
  • Ireland
  • April 12 2018

For those seeking certainty on the current and future regulatory framework for virtual currencies in Ireland, two recent publications indicate a

Regulators and Courts Clarify Virtual Currency Regulation, but Overall Framework Remains Murky
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom, European Union
  • April 12 2018

This update serves to cover virtual currency regulatory developments over the past two months in the U.S., U.K. and EU. This follows our previous

Gemini co-founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss propose virtual commodity self-regulatory organisation
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2018

Virtual currency exchange Gemini recently released a proposal to create the first self-regulatory organisation for US virtual currency exchanges. The

Trading in Virtual Currencies: An analysis under foreign exchange laws of India
  • Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan
  • Australia, India
  • April 5 2018

The cryptocurrencies or virtual currencies (“VC”) can be defined as a type of digital currency in which encryption techniques are used