New York state financial regulator is getting strict on crypto coin offerings What does this mean for investors?

Leading exchanges like Binance and KuCoin have been hacked, resulting in tens of millions of dollars in losses. While reimburse those whose coins are stolen, nobody wants to be in that position in the first place. On a basic level, makers are orders that add liquidity to an exchange, meaning they do not fulfill standing orders. Takers, meanwhile, remove liquidity from an exchange by completing orders that are waiting for a trade. Depending on the exchange, maker fees are usually slightly less than taker fees, although this isn’t always the case. Another heavy hitter when it comes to the sheer amount of coins available, KuCoin  provides access to a wide library of altcoins at low fees.
The value of fiat money is tied to the government-issued currency, often referred to as legal tender because of its government issuance and backing. Kroll is the leading global provider of crypto compliance, risk, and investigative services. Since the introduction of the first virtual asset in 2009, Kroll has worked side-by-side with crypto companies, investors, and law enforcement to help them meet their most critical challenges. Cryptocurrencies are speculative investments, with significant volatility of cryptocurrency prices and the prices of indirect investments that have exposure to the cryptocurrency market. Cryptocurrency doesn’t fit within traditional asset allocation models, as it is neither a traditional commodity, such as gold, nor a traditional currency. Its volatility is driven primarily by supply and demand, not inherent value.
As this technology, generically called Cryptographic Distributed Ledger Technology (CDLT) and predominantly blockchain, is open to all parties to use, it’s the application of it in a suite of other technology which will define the winners and losers. The incumbent players own the customers now and could continue to do so, but only if they embrace CDLT as a component of digitisation and act rapidly. A trading and investment platform, eToro, has been granted regulatory approval by CySEC in Cyprus to provide cryptocurrency services within the European Union (EU). Using this framework and the lessons learned, consumer protections for crypto could require clear disclosures, including prominently displaying all network fees, platform fees, and exchange rate fees into a single total cost.
Guernsey has announced plans for crypto-asset regulations later this year. The Argentina Securities and Exchange Commission[38] (CNV) will be the regulatory body with oversight responsibilities. It plans to maintain a national registry of operations, with transactions reported to the Financial Information Unit for compliance with AML requirements. Argentina agreed with the IMF that it would adopt a program of fiscal, monetary and financial stability as it refinanced external debt in January. The regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies is evolving despite overlap and differences in viewpoints between agencies. An Executive Order from the White House[36] released in March directs the agencies to coordinate their regulatory efforts.
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