Legislation needed to validate SFC regulatory framework for crypto exchanges in Hong Kong

Legislation needed to validate SFC regulatory framework for crypto exchanges in Hong Kong

The SFC’s new regulatory framework is a start, but legislation should be undertaken to substantiate these measures. Photo: Bitcoin Blockchain Cryptocurrency by BeatingBetting.co.uk

Regulators, industry and legislators welcome crypto exchange rules (but definitely not a ban)

Regulators, industry and legislators welcome crypto exchange rules (but definitely not a ban)

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is considering regulating the trading platforms of cryptocurrency, rather than banning them. On Monday, the SFC’s outgoing chairman,…

Crypto exchanges flee from Asia amid regulatory uncertainties

Crypto exchanges flee from Asia amid regulatory uncertainties

Scared away by regulatory clampdowns and uncertainty, cryptocurrency exchanges are fleeing Asia in general and Hong Kong in particular. At least three major exchanges, including…

Hong Kong regulator cautions on ICOs, halts Black Cell raise

Hong Kong regulator cautions on ICOs, halts Black Cell raise

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has recently halted an initial coin offering (ICO) launched by Hong Kong-based Black Cell Technology Limited and ordered the issuer to refund its…