Political and Law news

Aug 31, 2016 at 12:27
EU May Spend Up To 1 Million Euros To Study Blockchain
The Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament has recently published a Budget Amendments that proposes the spending 1,000,000 Euros to study and regulate distributed ledger technologies, i.e. Blockchain and Bitcoin technologies.
Aug 28, 2016 at 10:09
Russian Ministry Of Finance Doesn’t Want To Ban Bitcoin
The Russian Ministry of Finance is against any "outright ban" of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.
Aug 27, 2016 at 11:35
Emerging FinTech Forcing Singaporean Authorities To Review Regulations
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has recently published a “Proposed Activity-based Payments Framework and Establishment of a National Payments Council” paper, with recommendations to review the existing payments regulation in Singapore.
Aug 19, 2016 at 12:41
Could Nexit Influence Bitcoin Price As Brexit Did?
Netherlands exit from the European Union – Nexit – may start another wave of Bitcoin price growth, same as Brexit did in June 2016.
Aug 13, 2016 at 08:54
Russia May Drop Criminal Penalty For Mining Or Using Bitcoin
Russian authorities may abandon the initiative of criminal liability for mining or using cryptocurrencies, or so-called “money surrogates”, reported local news media Interfax on Friday.
Aug 09, 2016 at 12:24
Uncovering The Options For An Upcoming ScotExit
ScotPounds and ScotCoins as a national currency if Scotland chooses independence at a referendum.
Aug 02, 2016 at 12:25
World’s First Village To Adopt Blockchain In Its Farming & Management
The small village of Kolionovo, outside of Moscow Russia, has become the first in the world to integrate Blockchain technology into its farming business and agriculture management.
Jul 27, 2016 at 18:33
Money Laundering Judgment Sparks New Debate Over The Identity Of Bitcoin
A recent court judgment has generated mixed reactions within the Bitcoin ecosystem and could spark renewed legal debate over the true identity of the cryptocurrency.
Jul 26, 2016 at 12:54
Bitcoin As A Means Against Banking Crisis In Italy
The banking crisis in Europe goes even further in Italy. While in countries like Germany and France we see only a decline of major banks’ asset prices, in Italy besides the banking crisis itself another problem occurred - civilian Italians began to distrust bank transfers and payments. One of the possible solutions may be Bitcoin, which can serve as a salutary means, grow in price and even get official recognition in the country.
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