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On March 14, 2017 Representatives Zach Fansler and Sam Kito introduced House Bill 180 on crypto-currency regulation to the state of Alaska. The act, if passed, is expected to take effect on July 1...
On March 8, 2017, the New Hampshire House of Representatives passed a bill to exempt persons dealing with virtual currency from registering as money transmitters....
Payments start-ups in the U.S. have said the rift between federal and state regulations means banks are unwilling to process transactions linked to legalized marijuana businesses.
Singaporean officials are ready to begin testing whether cross-border payments could be carried out using distributed ledger technology, following a successful pilot for carrying out interbank...
A flurry of anti-Bitcoin proposals in states across the U.S. is raising concerns that a backlash may be brewing against the fast-growing but at times controversial crypto-currency.
On March 9, 2017 the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that it has concluded the "proof-of-concept project to conduct domestic inter-bank payments using distributed ledger technology...
On March 3, 2017 Governor Jerome H. Powell gave a speech on "Blockchain: The Future of Finance and Capital Markets?" at the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law in New Haven,...
A Federal Reserve governor has raised doubts about the rise of emerging technology such as distributed ledgers and virtual currencies, despite lauding the work of U.S. financiers on faster...
On March 1, 2017 Shri R. Gandhi, the deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), gave a speech on fintech and virtual currency at the FinTech Conference 2017, organised by FICCI, IBA and...
The Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has published an analytical framework for central banks and other authorities to review and...

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