Posts Tagged ‘Bitcoin’
Fintechist IRS Bitcoin Chainalysis

IRS and Chainalysis Have Been Monitoring Bitcoin Transactions For Over Two Years

by JP Buntinxon August 22, 2017
Bitcoin enthusiasts don’t always see eye-to-eye with the IRS. That is only normal, as taxation of cryptocurrencies is a bit of a problematic issue these days. It is quite interesting to know the IRS was using tools to track Bitcoin users. This tool is developed by Chainalysis, a company specialized in blockchain analysis. The tax […]
Fintechist Filipino Central bank Bitcoin Exchanges

Filipino Central Bank Grants Licenses to two Cryptocurrency Exchanges

by JP Buntinxon August 21, 2017
The Philippines is a region quite prone to disruption by the fintech industry. Digital payments and even cryptocurrencies are making some big waves in this country right now. The local central bank has issued its first-ever cryptocurrency exchange licenses. This is a positive development, all things considered. It also shows the central bank wants to […]

Fintechist bitFlyer Expansion US

Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange bitFlyer Expands to the United States

by JP Buntinxon August 19, 2017
Things are constantly changing in the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Some companies look to expand whereas others are concerned over their current offerings. bitFlyer, a Japanese cryptocurrency trading platform, will expand to the US very soon. That is quite a surprising turn of events, as no one saw this change coming. It turns out […]
Fintechist Australia Bitcoin Regulation

Australia Considers Implementing Stronger AML and Cryptocurrency Regulation Without Hindering Innovation

by JP Buntinxon August 18, 2017
Attempting to regulate cryptocurrencies is always a dangerous game, to say the least. Regulators have to walk a ┬ávery fine line between innovation and controlling things tightly. The next government to give this is a try is Australian, as they will impose stronger AML rules. These reforms will, for the first time in history, include […]

Fintechist Bitcoin Regulation Ukrainian Central Bank

Ukranian Central Bank Looks to Introduce More Cryptocurrency Regulation

by JP Buntinxon August 14, 2017
Cryptocurrency regulation has always been a topic of substantial controversy. More specifically, it is theoretically impossible to regulate cryptocurrencies themselves. Companies dealing with these currencies can be affected, though. The Ukrainian central bank is looking to introduce some form of regulation in the future. It is unclear what we can expect exactly, though. Rest assured […]
Fintechist Organik Music Festival Bitcoin

Organik Music Festival Early Bird Tickets can Only be Purchased With Bitcoin

by JP Buntinxon August 9, 2017
Getting more locations and services to accept Bitcoin has proven to be quite difficult, to say the least. One South African music festival is taking the plunge, though. Organik is celebrating its 10th anniversary and tickets can be purchased with Bitcoin. This is a major development for the popular cryptocurrency, to say the least. It […]