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Status of Crypto-Currency in the United States

  Regulations: In the United States of America, the policymakers and the Regulating agencies have praised the Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency to play an imperative role in the future and emphasized the need to maintain a leading role in its development. The cryptocurrency has been regulated both by the Federal and the State governments. Even though there is significant monitoring by the regulatory agencies, there has been very little formal rulemaking due to the risk of over-regulating and passing legislation that would drive the investment overseas. The important regulatory agencies at the Federal level are: Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)  Department of Treasury through the Internal Revenue Service(IRS) and Financial Cri...Read More

REGISTRATION WITH FINRA AND SEC (USA)

  FINRA REGISTRATION ( Broker-Dealer Firm) To conduct securities transactions and business with the investing public in the United States, both firms and individuals must be registered with FINRA. Firms must apply and meet certain membership standards to become a FINRA-registered broker-dealer. In addition to filing the New Member Application (NMA) Form and applicable registration forms, you will also be required to provide supporting documentation that addresses how you will satisfy the Qualifications and Standards of Admission as well as other applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. FINRA will not begin reviewing your membership application until it is substantially complete, so it is important that you strictly adhere to specific deadlines during the process. Steps: Step ...Read More

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