📍 The Securities and Exchange Commission of the United States (SEC) to consider the application for the creation of bitcoin-ETF from the New York companies VanEck and SolidX appealed to the crypt community for comments and assessments. A new trial may delay the decision on the ETF until next year.
📍 Two new ETFs from Coinsquare were released on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Coincapital STOXX Blockchain Patents Innovation Index Fund (LDGR) and Coincapital STOXX B.R.AI.N. Index Fund (THNK). They will allow Canadian investors to gain access to crypto companies.
📍 Chechnya's leader Ramzan Kadyrov and the president of the RACIB Yuri Pripachkin plan to establish a Eurasian mining pool in Chechnya to unite the resources of the miners from the EEMP to save on commissions to foreign mediators.
📍 In Yandex Browser, users have been protected from cryptographic junk. Sites with hidden mining will be shown below in the issuance, plus, the user will receive a notification at the transition.
📍 Members of the US Congress sent an open letter to the Internal Revenue Service asking them to publish a clearer and more comprehensive guide to the taxation of crypto-currency. The current rules are approved 4 years ago in March 2014.
📍 Stefanie Avakyan, co-director of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for enforcing legislation, said that the agency will fight for "more drastic measures" against those ICOs that do not comply with registration requirements.
📍 The Commission on Fair Political Practice of California (FPPC) wants to prohibit donations in the crypto currency for political campaigns because of the unacceptably low level of transparency of such financial transactions.
📍 The Financial Services Agency of Japan (FSA) initiated an urgent audit of the hacked Zaif exchange. On the day of the hacking of the FSA, the FSA checked the company's office in Osaka and began the simultaneous survey of all exchange operators on the management of the property of their clients.
📍 Next year, the BitTorrent Exchange of Australia Bit Trade and Emparta's blockbuster platform are going to release their stebblecoin, tied to the Australian dollar rate.