Materials by tag Regulations

Mar 08, 2019 at 17:08
Italy Joins Malta on Blockchain & Crypto Regulation
The two legal experts (L. Egitto and G. Busuttil) were recently interviewed to give light on where Italy stands on the regulation of blockchain, cryptocurrency, smart contract and other innovative technologies. Several institutions, firms, organizations, businesses and governments have been moving forward for few years especially in Europe, such as Switzerland with its Crypto Valley project (of the canton of Zug) and Republic of Malta started before any other country.
Mar 01, 2019 at 15:07
Crypto Regulations in Russia to be Drawn by July 2019
President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, has asked his government to draft blockchain and crypto regulations no later than July 1, 2019.
Feb 26, 2019 at 16:32
Court Gives India 30 Days to Draft DLT & Crypto Regulations
The Indian government has been cautious of Blockchain and digital currencies and for good reason. The series of scams conveyed from India has been the government’s plan. Nevertheless, the current turn of events, the Supreme Court has asked the government of India to draft the blockchain (DLT) and cryptocurrency regulations for the nation in just four weeks.
Aug 26, 2018 at 09:38
US SEC to Soon Review Decision Rejecting Nine Bitcoin ETFs
There is hope that the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) might change its decision to deny nine Bitcoin-related Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).  Brent Fields, the SEC secretary revealed in a letter to the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) that the commission chairman and commissioners are considering whether to review and revise the action authorized and delegated to its staff, adding that until that time the current decision is pertinent.
May 30, 2018 at 15:06
Israeli Authorities to Issue a Draft Requiring Reporting of Crypto Activity
The major financial market regulator the Israel Money Laundering and Terror Financing Prohibition Authority has created a fintech draft which is aimed at helping to track and control suspicious cryptocurrency activity, according to a local news company’s post published yesterday, May 28.
Apr 22, 2018 at 18:13
EU Parliament Approves Tougher Rules on Prepaid Cards and Cryptocurrencies
MEPs with the majority of 574 votes to 13 votes, with 60 abstentions on Thursday, the European parliament has reached an agreement to impose closer regulation of cryptocurrencies.
Apr 19, 2018 at 13:46
Lithuania Plans to Allow Activity of Virtual Limited Liability Companies
Virtual Limited Liability Companies (VLLCs) working on blockchain technology will be launched in Lithuania. The country considers the possibility of allowing entities from different parts of the world to register and operate their fintech companies there. A draft has been already processed by the Lithuanian Centre of Registers.
Apr 04, 2018 at 15:13
Australian Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Meet New Technology Regulations
The Australian Transactions and Reporting Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) recently announced the implementation of new crypto market regulations. According to them, all domestic cryptocurrency exchanges must obey the requirements which include anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing.  The mandatory obligations took effect starting Tuesday, April 3.
Mar 15, 2018 at 17:38
Global Crypto AML Rules Enforcement Initiated by Japan to be Discussed at G20 Summit
It was reported on AtoZForex on March 14, 2018, that the Japanese government will initiate a discussion at the G20 annual summit in Buenos Aires on March 19-20 to develop a unified anti-money laundering (AML) plan for cryptocurrency markets.
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