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South Korea has tabled legislation proposing to create a regulatory framework for virtual currencies, potentially bringing a host of businesses under supervision from authorities for the first...
On March 23, 2017 the European Commission launched a public consultation called “Fintech: a more competitive and innovative European financial sector”, seeking views from stakeholders to further...
On August 10, 2017 the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a warning on the potential risks of digital token and virtual currency-related...
On August 3, 2017 Mastercard filed a patent application to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for the creation of refund services for digital currency....
On August 4, 2017 UNICEF Ventures announced that it is exploring Ethereum-based smart contracts to improve the efficiency, transparency and accountability of online transactions....
On August 4, 2017 the European Banking Authority (EBA) published a discussion paper on the authority’s approach to financial technology (fintech)....
Global standards-setting bodies are pushing for revamped due diligence laws and modernised know your customer (KYC) processes to ensure a growing displaced population is not shut out of the formal...
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....
On August 1, 2017, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) clarified that digital tokens will be regulated by MAS and under the Securities and Futures Act (Cap. 289) (SFA), following an increase...
On July 26, 2017, the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) and the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) signed a cooperation agreement to...

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