Political and Law news

Sep 04, 2017 at 13:59
Central Bank Just Banned All ICO Funding in China
A notice from the Banking Regulatory Committee led by the People's Bank of China today announced an immediate ban on ICOs. Starting September 4, all ICOs in China will be frozen.
Aug 23, 2017 at 17:17
Estonia to Launch the World's First Government ICO
The Republic of Estonia may become the first country in the world with a government-backed Initial Coin Offering (ICO) and its own crypto token – ‘Estcoin’.
Aug 17, 2017 at 16:01
Ukraine Government to Allow Foreign Investors to Purchase Real Estate Online
The Government of Ukraine plans to create a global property store and decentralized title registry to allow online real estate purchases by foreign investors for the first time. Pilot programs will be led by Ukraine’s Agency for E-Governance throughout the year 2018.
Jul 28, 2017 at 14:50
The Emergence of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency in Papua New Guinea
The Central Bank of Papua New Guinea has launched a program to investigate the possibility of implementing Blockchain technology in the region to tackle some of the country’s financial inclusion issues.
Jul 26, 2017 at 13:18
ICOs To Be Regulated The Same As IPOs in the US
The SEC (The Securities and Exchange Commission) has decided to regulate Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) in the same way as Initial Public Offerings (IPO) of traditional shares. Now, each organization using distributed ledger or blockchain technology that wants to offer and sell its own digital token in the US will be required to be registered.
Jul 19, 2017 at 14:32
Russia To Legalize and Regulate ICOs
The members of the governmental interdepartmental working group assessing the risks of cryptocurrency turnover in Russia have begun to discuss the possibility of introducing amendments to the civil law that will allow ICOs to be held in the Russian Federation.
Jul 10, 2017 at 14:13
Residents of The Swiss City Of Zug To have Blockchain-based ID
The city of Zug in Switzerland, fast becoming a popular location for crypto-related businesses, has recently announced a new option – Blockchain-based identity registration for all residents.
Jul 03, 2017 at 13:25
Blockchain Tech Comes To Arctic Exploration Programs
The governor of Khanty-Mansiysk has proposed using Blockchain technology in projects for the sustainable development of regions near the Arctic Circle.
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.
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