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On October 18, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced the launch of its Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub), which is to continue the work...
Coinfloor has become the first entity to be awarded a distributed ledger technology (DLT) licence in Gibraltar, marking the jurisdiction’s next step in its ambition to become the go-to destination...
Norway has made an early start on implementing the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5th AMLD), introducing the new measures governing virtual currency exchanges despite concerns from experts...
On April 24, 2018, Malta’s parliamentary secretary for financial services, digital economy and innovation introduced a draft Virtual Financial Assets Bill to regulate initial virtual financial...
U.S. gambling regulators remain reluctant to embrace cryptocurrency as a means of payment, due to their unease with the anonymity it provides its users and a string of high-profile security incidents.
The European Parliament rapporteur for a proposed law on crowdfunding has called for a committee vote to settle contentions over the inclusion of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the legislation.
UK legal experts have rejected the outcome of a government inquiry into cryptocurrencies that concluded the use of the technology in payments is merely a “theoretical concept”.
On September 24, 2018, France’s data protection authority, the National Commission on Informatics and Liberty (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés - CNIL), published a study...
On September 21, 2018 the Payment and Settlement Systems Department of the Bank of Japan published the "FinTech Special Edition — Financial Innovation and FinTech" report, which focuses on fintech...
On September 20, 2018 the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) published the Payments System Board's Annual Report 2018, which provides an overview of the developments in the Australian payments system...

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