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Regulation is Commonplace in Traditional Markets, so Why Not for Token Sales?

More often than not, Token Sales are being referred to as ‘a regulatory wild west’ by media, financial and regulatory commentators, having earned the reputation for being an unregulated frontier, where investors are periodically defrauded. That is not to say, however, that there have not been many successful token sales, carried out with transparency, compliance, […]

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Electric scooters are getting closer to regulation in SF

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Land Use and Transportation Committee has been working with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency to develop a permit process to enable the SFMTA to regulate e-scooter share companies. Today, the Committee heard proposed legislation regarding permitting and enforcement of shared, electric scooter programs. The next step is for this […]

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The Challenge of Conforming Crypto to the Language of Regulation – or Vice Versa

An often overlooked hurdle in the formulation of legislative apparatus for cryptocurrency is the challenge of adapting cryptocurrency to the classifications and language of financial regulations. Also Read: Research Paper Declares Bitcoin Compliant With Shariah Law Language Barrier Between Regulators and Crypto Community A recent article authored by Jonathan Chester, the chief executive officer of Bitwage, […]

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Crypto Self-Regulation Deemed Likely in South Africa

A “self-regulatory approach” has been mentioned as a likely solution for the South African crypto sector. A non-government body could adopt rules and implement industry standards. The central bank in Pretoria is expected to formulate the policy framework. Also read: Steps towards Self-Regulation in Croatia and Slovenia Premature Regulation Throttles Growth The South African Reserve […]

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Regulation could protect Facebook, not punish it

You know what tech startups hate? Complicated legal compliance. The problem is, Facebook isn’t a startup any more, but its competitors are. There have been plenty of calls from congress and critics to regulate Facebook following the election interference scandal and now the Cambridge Analytica debacle. The government could require extensive ads transparency reporting or […]

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