In a massive crackdown on fraud and money-laundering, Hong Kong has announced a ban on the retail trading of digital currencies, and will now for all cryptocurrency exchanges to be licensed under new regulations. The new regulations will allegedly bring down the hammer on a massive amount of unregulated cryptocurrency trading in the city. Some […]

Sep 29, 2020 17:09&nbspUTC | Updated: Sep 29, 2020 at 17:09&nbspUTC By& Clark Laney Zhang Foreign Law Specialist SUMMARY In Hong Kong, virtual currencies are not considered legal tender but are virtual commodities. Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has clarified that virtual assets falling under the definition of “securities” are subject to the SFC’s […]

Aberdeen, Hong Kong, September 16, 2020. – More than 10 years after the first cryptocurrency was successfully mined, the mining space is more controversial than ever. The process was created to be democratic; to allow any PC with spare computing resources to contribute the surplus to help maintain the cryptocurrency network and earn rewards in […]