Denmark Targets 2,700 Bitcoin Traders for Tax Payments After Tip-Off From Finland

Denmark’s tax agency (Skattestyrelsen) has confirmed it is “identifying” 2,700 individuals it says owe taxes on Bitcoin (BTC) gains, according to a Dec. 12...

Allianz Global Investors Chief Calls for Cryptocurrency Ban

Andreas Utermann, chief executive officer and global chief investment officer of Allianz Global Investors, has said cryptocurrencies should be banned by regulators. According to...

Romper Room to White Linen: Saying Goodbye to Crypto’s Infant Anarchy

Sheila Bair is an advisor to Omniex, a technology company providing services to institutional investors, and a board member of the Paxos Trust, a regulated...

SEC Chairman Expresses ‘Optimism’ About DLT Investment Opportunities in Senate Testimony

United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton has said this week that he is “optimistic” that developments in distributed ledger technology...

The Future of ICOs: In the Hands of Regulators or Innovators?

William Mougayar is the founder of Token Summit and author of “The Business Blockchain.” The following is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2018 Year...

Four Vermont State Agencies Establish Blockchain Working Group

Four agencies of the state government of Vermont in the United States have jointly formed a working group to study blockchain technology, according to...

The CFTC Wants to Learn More About Ethereum

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) wants to learn more about ethereum, its technology, and the markets that have built up around it. In...

Blockchain-Friendly UK Lawmaker Calls for Crypto Tax Payments

Eddie Hughes, a member of the U.K. parliament, has proposed allowing taxes and more to be paid with cryptocurrencies. According to a report from...

Harvard Economist: Bitcoin’s Future Value More Likely to Be $100 Than $100K

The former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has characterized Bitcoin (BTC) as “a lottery ticket,” in an article for major United...

UK Crypto Exchanges Pose Low Money Laundering Risk, Says Global Watchdog

Cryptocurrency exchanges in the U.K. present a “low risk” for money laundering and terrorist financing activities, according to a report published last week by the...
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