Ohio to Accept Tax Payments in Crypto — Setting the Standard for Future?

In what is being hailed as a first in America, Ohio’s State Treasurer Josh Mandel has made it possible for businesses to pay taxes using Bitcoin. In the coming weeks, business owners in the state will be able to register and settle their tax liabilities online, with payments to be processes by cryptocurrency payment service provider BitPay. Businesses will […]

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British watchdog puts Financial.org on investor alert list

Britain’s financial markets watchdog said on Thursday it had put UK-registered firm Financial.org on an investor alert list, warning investors from dealings with the company. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) warning is the latest from regulators around the world about the company, a sponsor of Formula One team Williams (WGF1G.DE). Earlier financial regulators of Malaysia, […]

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SEC Commissioner Leaving Post; Presents on ICOs, Cryptos as One of His Last Tasks

Michael Piwowar, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner, recently appeared as a presenter at a conference in which ICOs and cryptos were topics. Specifically, the topics of whether they are securities came up. The subject of decentralization drew some fireworks, and there were talks about buckets from Piwowar. Piwowar is submitting his resignation as standard […]

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UAE warns investors not to deal with Financial.org

The United Arab Emirates’ securities regulator on Wednesday warned investors not to deal with Financial.org, an unregulated British company that has attracted investors from countries across Asia and the Gulf. The alert comes after the Philippines watchdog, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), warned last month that salesmen, brokers, dealers or agents who promoted unauthorized […]

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