Political and Law news

Sep 28, 2018 at 17:28
Luxembourg Seeks Legal Certainty for Blockchain Tech in Financial Transactions
Luxembourg is considering the formation of a national legal framework for the application of Blockchain in financial transactions.
Sep 28, 2018 at 16:52
US Judge Rules to Bring Purported Crypto Phony Under CFTC Supervision
A senior U.S District (Massachusetts) Court Judge, Rya Wickert Zobel, ratified on Wednesday, September 26, that the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) may further push its supervision of all digital currencies.
Sep 27, 2018 at 13:52
Maltese Crypto Law is Ready to Come Into Force on November 1, 2018
The Maltese government is creating its own Crypto and Blockchain tech regulation in advance of the Malta Blockchain Summit, driving towards its primary goal of becoming the world hub for Blockchain-based innovations.
Sep 21, 2018 at 15:56
U.K Lawmakers Optimistic About Britain's Crypto Market Regulation
British lawmakers said on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, that the digital currency market requires immediate regulations. The government should take an extra step to secure retail investors from unstable prices, technical vulnerabilities and set U.K to turn into a world leader in the Crypto sector, given its stead as a financial hub.
Sep 21, 2018 at 14:56
Russian Lobbying Group (RSPP) & Popular Billionaires Draft Alternative Crypto Regulations
The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) is purportedly working on a draft bill concerning the use of digital currency, as per a September 14 article on ForkLog, a Russian technology site. The revised bill is anticipated to go before Russian officials next month.
Sep 21, 2018 at 14:18
Swiss Confederation Asks Israel to Open Market to Swiss Financial Institutions Amid FinTech Regulation Talks
Switzerland's Federal Department of Finance wants the Israeli Ministry of Finance to permit Swiss banks and other major financial institutions to trade funds in the modern country in the Middle East. Israel is hoped to reply back to Switzerland within a year.
Sep 20, 2018 at 13:03
Venezuela Set to Launch Petro-Pegged Fiat Currency in October
Venezuela, a nation fighting one of the largest economic recessions, is ready to launch a fresh fiat currency linked to its oil-backed 'petro' virtual currency in October, according to what President Nicolas Maduro has said.
Sep 20, 2018 at 12:25
Palestinians are Using Crypto to Transact Across Borders Amid Political & Economic Crisis
In a tiny but multiplying community of Cryptocurrency users in the largely occupied Palestinian territories of the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, Bitcoin (BTC) has become a source of salvation in a crisis.
Sep 18, 2018 at 08:23
Switzerland to Issue Fiat-Backed Coins as a Reply to USDT and El Petro’s Manipulations
Switzerland is planning to tokenize its national currency, responding to USDT and El Petro. The idea behind this new stablecoin is rather traditional for the sector - to combine all the pros of a cryptocurrency and eliminate its main shortcoming - high volatility.
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