South Korean legislature considering new licensing system for crypto

A report commissioned by South Korea’s federal government recommends the domestic crypto industry adopt a licensing system for exchanges and token issuers as a way of protecting investors. The report issued by the Financial Services Commission (FSC) to the National Assembly, the country’s legislature, also calls for new regulations to mitigate insider trading, pump and … Read more

South Korea’s new president delays crypto taxes in favor of consumer protections

South Korea’s newly-elected president Yoon Seok-yeol announced Tuesday he would push to defer taxation on crypto investment gains at least until a new set of regulations called the Digital Asset Basic Act is enacted. South Korea’s crypto tax was initially set to come into effect for the 2022 fiscal year, but was pushed back to … Read more