BITCOIN and other cryptocurrencies are under greater scrutiny than ever before with fears of a regulatory crackdown from countries including India, South Korea and China. But will cryptocurrencies be made illegal in 2018?
Japan’s Blockchain Association and the Cryptocurrency Business Association are planning on forming a self-regulatory board to prevent future hacks, it has been claimed.
The country’s Blockchain Association and the Cryptocurrency Business Association could merge as early as April, according to sources close to the matter.
On Wednesday, Coindesk reported the US Treasury’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence had “called on the international community for stronger cryptocurrency regulations to help protect the financial system and national security in a speech yesterday”.
And even stronger language has emerged…
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