Political and Law news

Jun 26, 2017 at 12:46
New AML Law In Italy With New Rules On Bitcoin Exchangers
The AML4 (Directive 2015/859 UE) was introduced in Italy with its publication in the Italian Official Journal of the Legislative Decree 25th  May 2017, n. 90 (G.U. n. 140 of 19th June 2017) with the total reform of the legislative decree 231/2007.
Jun 16, 2017 at 16:54
Iran’s Authorities Plan to Regulate Actions with Bitcoin
The authorities of Iran are concerned about the wide spread of cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, and plan to define its regulation in the next four months.
Jun 15, 2017 at 13:47
Phoenix Rise of the Bolivian Cryptocurrency Market
The cryptocurrency market in Bolivia is experiencing hard times, though the crisis is probably not going to last forever and sooner or later the market in the country will rise like a phoenix.
Jun 15, 2017 at 12:20
National Bank of Ukraine to Issue Blockchain-based National Currency
The National Bank of Ukraine is considering the possibility of issuing a digital national currency based on Blockchain technology.
Jun 09, 2017 at 13:03
Bitcoin in Russia Might Be Recognized but Become Totally Unanonymous
The Russian authorities are still exploring ways to regulate cryptocurrency transactions before making a draft of the new law for digital currency circulation. The latest proposal from the Russian Ministry of Finance states that digital currencies could be recognized as a commodity with the appropriate taxes and face obligatory customer identification.
Jun 04, 2017 at 12:41
Blockchain Startup TrueFlip Banned in Russia
Blockchain lottery TrueFlip has announced on June 2nd that the project’s website was listed as a website prohibited in the Russian Federation. The project has opted to comply with the blocking, however, they deem it erroneous.
Jun 02, 2017 at 13:43
Putin Cheers on the Blockchain while Russia Creates Its Own Cryptocurrency
The VP of the Russian Central Bank, Olga Skorobogatova, stated at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017 that the Bank of Russia is already working on the project of a national digital currency.
Jun 01, 2017 at 12:56
A Requiem For Bitcoin in Bolivia
On May 30, Bolivian authorities arrested 60 ‘cryptocurrency promoters’. Seems like the swan song of cryptocurrency markets in the country.
May 18, 2017 at 15:06
Hong-Kong to Accept Bitcoin or Issue Its Own Digital Currency RMB
The Hong-Kong government might accept Bitcoin as official digital currency and issue their own digital RMB. What are the chances of that?
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