Dutch Central Bank to Ban Local Unregistred Exchange

Additionally, the office believes that cryptocurrencies are vulnerable to the cyber crimes
03 September 2019   250

The Dutch Central Bank this Tuesday announced that it will begin to regulate companies providing cryptocurrency-related services on January 10, 2020.

In concrete terms, firms offering services for the exchange between cryptos and regular money, and crypto wallet providers, must register with De Nederlandsche Bank.

The Dutch Central Bank

Cryptocurrency companies in the Netherlands will be regulated in accordance with the Fifth European Union Anti-Money Laundering Directive.

Cryptos are vulnerable to financial crime, which is why it is important to set up integrity supervision now.

The Dutch Central Bank

In addition, the Netherlands Bank will evaluate board members of cryptocurrency companies.

Once a firm is registered and we have assessed board members and other policymakers, we will monitor that it complies with the rules on money laundering and terrorist financing. Firms that do not register will no longer be allowed to provide crypto exchange services and wallets.

The Dutch Central Bank

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SEC Chairman to Speak About BTC Listing

It looks like Bitcoin listing on the tradional exchanges won't happen in the nearest future
20 September 2019   79

Chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Jay Clayton said that bitcoin needs more regulation for listing on large exchanges. It is reported by CNBC.

If [investors] think there’s the same rigor around that price discovery as there is on the Nasdaq or New York Stock Exchange ... they are sorely mistaken. We have to get to a place where we can be confident that trading is better regulated.

Jay Clayton

Chairman, SEC

He was talking about listing conditions for bitcoin itself, and not derivatives, such as CME futures.