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Thailand Officially Announces Rules for Token Issuers, Portals, and Investors

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Economy & Regulation The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has officially announced its regulations for initial coin offerings (ICOs). The rules specify requirements for ICO portals, issuers, as well as who can invest in tokens. The Commission has also provided a series of infographics to explain the regulations. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into Read More

Thailand SEC Reveals Date for Enacting ICO Licensing Rule

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Thailand’s financial market regulator has said a new rule governing local initial coin offerings (ICO) will take effect on July 16. The Thailand Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an announcement on Wednesday that outlines when the new rule kicks in, making Thailand one of the first countries to allow ICOs in a regulated environment. Read More

Thailand’s SEC Expects to Approve 5 ICOs This Month

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Thailand’s securities regulator is reportedly expecting to approve five initial coin offerings (ICOs) later this month. According to the Bangkok Post on Wednesday, the Thailand Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said that, while 50 ICOs in the country are currently applying for regulatory approval, five of them are already in a position to move ahead. Read More

Japanese Crypto Exchange Continues Global Expansion – Now in Five Countries

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Exchanges A Japanese government-approved cryptocurrency exchange has resumed expanding overseas. Already operating in five countries with a plan to launch in more in the near future, the exchange aims to construct a global network of crypto transactions. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Building Global Network Bitpoint Japan was among the first Read More

Thailand: Legal Framework For Cryptocurrencies Comes Into Force

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A regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies has come into effect by royal decree in Thailand, the Bangkok Post reported Sunday, May 13.  The 100-section law, published yesterday in the country’s Royal Gazette, defines cryptocurrencies as “digital assets and digital tokens,” and brings them under the regulatory jurisdiction of the Thai Security Exchange Commission (SEC). The Bangkok Read More

Thailand Commences Cryptocurrency Regulations Today

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Regulation The decree to regulate cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings in Thailand goes into effect on Monday. The government has also revised the country’s tax code to add crypto taxation. Sellers of digital tokens will face a fine or even jail time if they fail to register with the regulator within 90 days. Also read: Yahoo! Read More

Public Company’s ICO Paves the Way for Other Token Sales in Thailand

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Crowdfunding The first initial coin offering (ICO) by a publicly traded company in Thailand has begun trading on a couple of local exchanges. Meanwhile, the regulators are still drafting the legal framework for cryptocurrencies and token sales. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space First Public Company to Launch ICO The launch of Read More

Thailand Targets New Crypto Taxes While Others Move to Ease Burdens

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An increasing number of countries are looking at the cryptocurrency space, with three national governments launching efforts to regulate and examine projects in the last two weeks. – with a particular focus on tax policy. As might be expected, some jurisdictions – especially in the Asian market – have moved to clarify the rules that Read More

Thai Finance Ministry Releases Final Version Of Cryptocurrency Tax Framework

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Thailand’s awaited tax framework for cryptocurrencies has been announced this week by the Thai Finance Minister, local news outlet Nikkei Asian Review reported Friday, March 30. Apisak Tantivorawong reported during a March 27 cabinet meeting that crypto trades will be taxed with a 7 percent value added tax (VAT), and returns taxed with a 15 Read More

The best discoveries Netflix made while researching how the world watches TV

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“Oh gosh… No, no, no… With a voice like this?… Horrible. Dreadful.” That was the running commentary on the Netflix series Stranger Things from a viewer in Poland, aghast while watching the show dubbed in the national language. The viewer’s discomfort reveals a lot about the cultural differences and idiosyncrasies the streaming-video giant has discovered Read More