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Bitcoin pop culture moment fades as fad gives way to regulators

Suddenly, Bitcoin seems a bit boring. It might be hard to believe. But after the 1,400 percent rally of 2017, with wild swings along the...

Bill seeks to impose stiffer penalties on cryptocurrency-related crimes

Senator Leila M. De Lima on Tuesday, March 13, has filed a bill seeking to impose stiffer penalties for crimes involving cryptocurrencies, such as...

SEC denies businessman Calata’s motion for Krops ICO

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has denied the motion of businessman Joseph H. Calata’s group to lift the cease and desist order (CDO)...

Web vulnerabilities in 2017 surge 212% — study

The number of web application vulnerabilities soared to an alarming rate in 2017, with more than a third these vulnerabilities unsolvable by any software fix,...

Calata says SEC has no jurisdiction over ICO

DESPITE a cease-and-desist order (CDO) issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on his company’s initial coin offering (ICO), businessman Joseph H. Calata...

SEC prepares guidelines on initial coin offerings

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will be releasing within the year guidelines for companies seeking to conduct initial coin...

Cryptocurrency sector braces for tougher regulations as use surges

By Krista Angela M. Montealegre National Correspondent THE CRYPTOCURRENCY ECOSYSTEM is gearing up for tighter regulatory scrutiny, as market players tout the potential of the Philippines...

UBS chair sees possible ‘massive’ bitcoin correction

UBS GROUP AG Chairman Axel Weber said the Swiss bank won’t trade Bitcoin or offer it to retail clients as increased regulation could lead...

Goldman sees cryptocurrencies, credit shadowing robust 2018 US economy

FINANCIAL IMBALANCES including those in credit markets and cryptocurrencies will shadow an otherwise robust 2018 US economy, said Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. economist Jan...

BSP studying applications from players eyeing to set up virtual currency...

THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is evaluating 12 applications from new players looking to set up virtual currency exchanges in the country amid...

Singapore says it won’t regulate cryptocurrency

SINGAPORE doesn’t plan to regulate cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, but will remain alert to money laundering and other potential risks stemming from their use,...

Too soon to assess risks of central bank-issued cryptocurrencies: Bank for...

LONDON — It is too soon to determine whether central banks should issue their own cryptocurrencies, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said on...