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On December 18, 2018, the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) published a consultation paper on draft rules governing crypto-asset platform operators (CPOs), aiming to establish a comprehensive legal...
On December 14, 2018, the Federal Council adopted a report on a legal framework for blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) in the financial sector in Switzerland. The report focuses on...
The Netherlands has laid out the impact that new European anti-money laundering legislation will have on virtual currency exchanges, predicting that the new requirements will cost hundreds of...
The European Commission is set to receive comprehensive reports on crypto-asset usage across the union to help point the direction future regulation should go – although reforms will have to wait...
On December 4, 2018, the Italian Ministry of Economic Development announced a cooperation agreement between the ministers of Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain (Southern...
On February 7, 2018, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) announced the development of an electronic know your customer (e-KYC) utility....
On November 29, 2018, De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), the Dutch supervisory authority and central bank, released its Supervision Outlook, by means of which the authority provides an overview of the...
On November 29, 2018, the European Payments Council (EPC) released its 2018 report on payment threats and fraud trends, reflecting on developments concerning security threats and fraud in the...
A new law in France will take a tentative step into the regulation of initial coin offerings (ICOs), drawing on experience with crowdfunding to legitimise the nascent sector without over-regulating...
The Swedish central bank has warned that if a central bank digital currency is not developed, the alternative could be ever more complex regulation to ensure the continued reliability and...

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