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Oxford Law Researchers Call for Strict Cryptocurrency Regulation to Avoid Another Financial Crisis
Researchers at Oxford University Law Faculty claim that crypto market regulation is mandatory to prevent systemic risk in times of financial crisis.

European Securities and Markets Authority Prioritizes Crypto-Related Regulation
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) announced its key priorities list for 2020-2022. In its published document “Strategic Orientation for 2020-22,” the ESMA reflected its focus on supervisory convergence and its role in building the Capital Markets Union.

CFTC Chairman Calls For Principle-Based Not Rules-Based Regulation For Crypto
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Heath Tarbert has stated his preference for the financial governance to be principle based rather than a strictly enforced set of rules. This extends to cryptocurrency and digital assets.

Bank of Lithuania Calls For Uniform Regulation for Digital Financial Innovation Across Europe
Bank of Lithuania, Lietuvos Bankas, has proposed uniform regulations throughout the European Union in response to the European Commission’s consultations for the development of the digitalization of financial services in Europe.

How Does Cryptocurrency Regulation News Affect the Bitcoin Price? Bank Of International Settlements Research Reveals
New research conducted on behalf of the Bank for International Settlements indicates that contrary to popular belief, the Bitcoin price and other cryptocurrency prices respond very positively to news of coming regulations,when they are clear.

Bittrex Leverages Chainalysis KYT Tool to Enhance Security and Regulation Compliance
Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex will use Chainalysis Know Your Transaction (KYT) to meet new and existing regulatory and compliance standards, and establish a safer, more secure platform for their users.

New US CFTC Regulatory Framework to Have a Major Impact on Digital Assets
The new regulation by the CFTC is designed to benefit digital currencies in the era of the growing involvement of cryptocurrencies in the derivative market

Twitter Bitcoin Hack Demonstrates That Crypto Fraud is Easier to Track Than Fiat
Cryptocurrency regulation was the hot topic during an ongoing panel hosted by the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists.

Exclusive: LabCFTC's Melissa Netram Talks Advancing Policy and Regulation in FinTech and Blockchain Through Times of Crisis
The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) established LabCFTC as an initiative under the General Counsel’s office in 2017 aimed at promoting FinTech innovation and competition. The office has been very active with over 400 different private meetings held with innovators in the last three years. In addition, LabCFTC has published three primers in the marketplace based on their understanding of smart contracts, artificial intelligence, and crypto-assets.

“We Can’t Let China Beat Us,” Document shows US Regulators Want to Pass a National Blockchain Bill
Lawmakers in the US are coaxing the federal government to consider a national blockchain strategy for regulation and growth, citing China’s Blockchain Service Network as an example.

US CFTC Commissioner Says Crypto Derivative Contracts Had an Enormous Positive Impact on the US Economy
United States Commissioner of the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Brian Quintenz spoke about the current and future regulation in Fintech at the Singapore Fintech Festival held last week.

The ECB Expresses Concerns on Regulating Stablecoins
Due to the lack of regulation of stablecoins, concerns have been conveyed by the European Central Bank (ECB) despite stablecoins with a clear governance framework.