Political and Law news

Nov 22, 2018 at 15:22
UK Financial Regulators At-Ease to Issue New Crypto Rules
The UK's government officials and major financial regulators revealed that a fall in the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has relieved the tension on Britain's financial watchdog to take fundamental action that could dissuade or discourage financial innovation and investment.
Nov 21, 2018 at 17:30
India Ready to Release Regulatory Draft on Crypto Next Month
The Republic of India, a country in South Asia, might finally release the long-awaited regulatory draft on digital currency (crypto) before 2018 ends. This follows the recent ban by RBI, blackballing banks and other financial institutions from transacting with all crypto exchanges in the country.
Nov 18, 2018 at 09:37
Japan's FSA Considers Regulating Crypto Wallet Services
A Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) spokesperson revealed a plan for acquiring full control over the manner in which crypto wallet providers conduct their daily activities. The measures however are not yet implemented, as of press time.
Nov 16, 2018 at 15:16
The Financial Intelligence Authority Plans to Regulate Cryptos & Blockchain Industry in Uganda
Uganda's Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) plans to review the law on anti-money laundering so that it can include crypto assets, according to a November 14, 2018 report from nilepost, a local news outlet.
Nov 14, 2018 at 16:37
False News: China Never Lifted the Crypto Ban, Translators Turned Scapegoats
Recently, news about the lifting of bans on crypto trading in China spread like wildfire. Unfortunately, it has turned out to be fake news and this has totally annoyed the Chinese cryptocurrency enthusiasts. This time around, the real truth was lost during the translation process and incompetent translators became the most patsies in this entire story.
Nov 14, 2018 at 15:53
Africans Greatly Adopting Cryptos & Blockchain Tech Regardless of Tax & Regulatory Problems
The African continent has been considered to be not embracing the wide use of cryptos as much as other places such as America, Asia, Europe are, but surprisingly enough, it's now running at tremendous speed to become a home for many crypto exchanges, wallets, and tokens just like Malta.
Nov 13, 2018 at 10:52
New Zealand's Dollar-Pegged Crypto "NZDT" To Be Officially Re-Introduced Next Year
New Zealand's dollar-pegged crypto, popularly known as the New Zealand Dollar Token (NZDT), was delayed many months following its rollout in 2017, after the Blockchain New Zealand conference took place in Auckland. According to the latest news from Newsroom, a local news outlet, a Crypto exchange based in New Zealand which is behind NZDT, is more than ready to release again the crypto within the Q1 of 2019. Plans are underway to be reintroduced to its national fiat currency known as the New Zealand Dollar (NZD).
Nov 10, 2018 at 15:50
Taiwan Government Enforces Laws on All Anonymous Digital Currency Transactions, Aims to Curb Illegal Activities
The government of Taiwan this week enforced laws on unidentified crypto transactions, as it purportedly requested all digital currency exchanges working within its borders to fully establish the identity of their clients via effective know-your-customer (KYC) checks.
Nov 09, 2018 at 13:15
South Korean Body of Lawyers Tasks Government to Establish a Legal Framework for Crypto & Blockchain Sector
The South Korean Bar Association (KBA), a member body of lawyers, asked the government on Thursday November 8, during a news conference held at the Korean Parliament, to formulate an effective legal framework for the digital currency and distributed ledger technology (DLT) industry.
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