Materials by tag Regulations

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.
Mar 13, 2018 at 17:25
Blockchain Startup CoinMetro Sets Sights on Legitimate Regulations, Opening the Door for Mass-Adoption
The Blockchain industry is seriously on the move, 2017s market boom confirmed that not only is the speculative investment side of blockchain alive and thriving, but so is the rallying support for the Industry as a whole. Blockchain solutions are growing exponentially worldwide, the tech breakthrough is showing no signs of stopping, but there are external pressures coming from governments and regulatory bodies that threaten blockchain growth and mass-adoption.
Feb 23, 2018 at 15:18
Uzbekistan to Legitimize Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies
The President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, agreed to approve the creation of a competence center for distributed ledger technologies and Blockchain at the fintech Mirzo Ulugbek Innovation Center. A draft law, regulating e-currency in legal terms, should be ready till September 1st.
Feb 21, 2018 at 13:36
Israel Tax Authority Claims Bitcoin is to be Taxed as an Asset, not Currency
On Monday, February 19, the Israel Tax Authority released a professional circular describing the country’s tax policy on cryptocurrency trading, especially Bitcoin. The government institution explained that any cryptocurrency should be regarded as an asset, rather than currency.
Jan 25, 2018 at 09:54
Panel Discussion Participants to Discuss ICO Regulation in India at Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Bengaluru
What are the legal, regulatory and tax policy prospects for the token sales sector in India? This question will be answered by panel discussion participants at Blockchain & Bitcoin Bengaluru conference on February 22.
Jan 15, 2018 at 10:37
Budbo - One Blockchain, Infinite Possibilities
The cannabis industry in the U.S. is exploding, with a projected value of $50 billion, and it is predicted to grow exponentially in the future. The buzzkill remains a lack of consistent regulations and non-standardized rules of trade across state lines, forcing much of the industry to operate in the shadows and remain essentially shunned by the nation’s established economic system.  
Jan 10, 2018 at 18:01
Government-Backed Cryptocurrency in Venezuela: An Innovation or a Fake?
Venezuela plans on issuing a government-backed cryptocurrency called “petro”. The currency will be the first digital money actually backed by resources such as gold, oil, gas or diamonds.
Oct 23, 2017 at 11:47
Global Cryptocurrency Regulations in 2016
Axon Partners and ForkLog Consulting have published a report researching the regulation of cryptocurrency in different countries
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