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On April 5, 2018 the Center for Rule-making Strategies at Tama University in Japan published a call for rule-making on initial coin offerings (ICOs). As ICOs are still in the development stage,...
In March 2018 the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a report titled "Financial Technology: Additional Steps by Regulators Could Better Protect Consumers and Aid...
Irish lawmakers have opened conversation about how to react to the emergence of virtual currency and blockchain businesses, although legal experts doubt they will go beyond work already underway...
On March 27, 2018, the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of Japan (BOJ) released their findings in relation to "Project Stella", the joint research on distributed ledger technology (DLT)....
Law enforcement authorities have revealed that an organised criminal group laundered as much as €1bn through UK- and Gibraltar-based prepaid card providers, money transfer services and Bitcoin...
On January 3, 2018, a draft act relating to blockchain, cryptocurrency, and financial technology was introduced before the Senate of the state of Vermont....
On March 22, 2018 the Irish Department of Finance published a discussion paper on virtual currencies and blockchain technology and announced the establishment of an internal working group to...
UK authorities will introduce machine-readable rules for financial services firms before the end of the year, according to a new fintech strategy published by the government on Thursday.
On January 25, 2018 the Ministry of Finance of the Russia Federation published a draft federal law "on digital payment assets", which aims to regulate the creation, issuance, storage and...
On March 16, 2018 the government of Gibraltar introduced amendments to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2015 (POCA) to include proceeds from token sales under the act’s scope. The changes establish...

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