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South Korea Passes Comprehensive Crypto Law

Mar 8, 2020

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The South Korean National Assembly has introduced an amendment to its financial services act that will significantly improve the legal infrastructure for the crypto industry in the country. According to a report from The News Asia, the amendment to the Act on Reporting and Use of Spe...

India’s Supreme Court Lifts Crypto Ban

Mar 4, 2020

The Supreme Court of India has overturned a ban on cryptocurrency trading in India, effectively legalizing cryptocurrencies in the country.  According to a report from Bloomberg, a commission of three judges, led by Justice Rohinton F. Nariman, ruled that the ban on cryptocurrency tr...

OKEx Depeens Access to India as Market Seeks Crypto Uptake

Feb 18, 2020

Olusegun Ogundeji

As the Indian crypto market grapples with gaining traction for similar uptake like in other major markets, top Chinese cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has formed a partnership that could see it gain unprecedented access and open doors to liquidity in one of the world’s fastest growing economies....

India Proposes 10-Year Prison Sentence for Crypto Use

Jun 12, 2019

Bitcoin Magazine

A law has been proposed in India to ban the use of cryptocurrency altogether, with a potential non-bailable prison sentence of up to 10 years for offenders. Bloomberg initially reported on this development on June 6, 2019, noting that a bill has been proposed to attack those who “mine, gener...

Can India Really Ban Cryptos Going by Recent Developments in Asia?

Nov 6, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

India's Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) says they have recently discussed several issues including the ban of private cryptocurrencies in the country. The hint is contained in a public statement narrating the outcome of their 19th meeting held on Oct. 30 in which they r...

India’s Dilemma With Cryptocurrencies

Aug 30, 2018

Olusegun Ogundeji

India's Reserve Bank's stance on cryptocurrencies is being put to a test at the moment. As a potential huge market for cryptocurrencies, the bank had in April barred its regulated entities from dealing bitcoin-like cryptocurrencies but it recently set up an inter-departmental group to study and...