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Thailand to Pass Two New Cryptocurrency Laws

By: Kevin Helms Thai regulators have reportedly agreed to enact two separate laws on cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings. They will regulate crypto businesses, the purchase and sale of cryptocurrencies, as well as their taxation. Two Laws Being Drafted Mr. Apisak Tantivorawong….

EU Looking to Protect Banks from Bitcoin: Former MI5 Agent

By Gareth Jenkinson The launch of Bitcoin futures trading has inevitably put cryptocurrencies in the spotlight of mainstream financial institutions. While the Chicago Board Options Exchange and Chicago Mercantile Exchange will be credited for pioneering the first ever futures marketplace for Bitcoin, major decisions are being…

How CME Group’s Bitcoin Futures Will Work

By Patrick Thompson SMART INVESTMENT The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) confirmed Friday that CME Group and CBOE had met the requirements for regulated trading, while Cantor Exchange would also be able to debut Bitcoin binary options. Futures contracts allow traders to speculate…