The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) forced the exchange trading funds (ETF) Amplify and Reality Shares to remove the word “Blockchain" from their titles.
The Chinese regulators’ approval for work with digital assets has been won by such giants as Alibaba, Tencent, Baidu, and other 194 blockchain companies. At the same time, most of the requests for the legalization of cryptocurrency activity came from logistic companies which already use a blockchain widely.
The experts of the analytical and technical company Coinfirm released the report in which it was stated that only 14% out of 216 cryptocurrency exchanges were licensed by regulators.
According to the head of the North American market of financial derivatives CME Group Terry Duffy, the main obstacle to acceptance of Bitcoin and altcoins by the authorities is the inability to regulate the emission of cryptoassets.