Bithumb Partners ‘Asian Amazon’ While Lawyers Urge Korean Govt to Establish Crypto Framework

Lawyers in the Southeast Asian country lobbied the government today to quickly establish a legal framework for investor protection. The Korean Bar Association rarely campaigns publically for specific technologies or industry groups, however members felt strongly enough to do so for the cryptocurrency ecosystem within the country. According to Reuters, Bar Association President Kim Hyun…

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South Africa’s Central Bank To Establish Self-Regulatory Body To Oversee Crypto Industry

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) is establishing a self-regulatory organization to control cryptocurrency and fintech developments in the country, the news outlet Finextra reported April 4th. The SARB does not currently supervise or regulate cryptocurrencies, but in the interests of ensuring investor protections and preventing risk, it has opted to establish an investigative unit…

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