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The near future of U.S. virtual currency enforcement is likely to involve greater cooperation between existing agencies before any new laws are proposed, financial regulators have told lawmakers.
Incoming European reforms targeting virtual currency businesses will apply anti-money laundering controls to exchanges and trading platforms — even if they are based outside the EU.
On February 2, 2018, Assembly member Clyde Vanel introduced Assembly Bill A9685 to establish a task force to study the impact of a state-issued cryptocurrency on the state of New York....
The European Commission has announced the creation of a blockchain observatory, fuelling speculation of the arrival of more extensive regulation in the area this year.
On February 1, 2018, the European Commission announced the launch of the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum, a pilot project that it has implemented with the support of the European Parliament,...
On January 24, 2018 two bills on virtual currency, HI SB2853 and HI SB3082, were introduced to the Senate in Hawaii. The bills would require persons to gain a license before transmitting virtual...
On January 25, 2018 MP Rizvan Kurbanov of the State Duma introduced to parliament a draft law "on the system of distributed national mining in Russian Federation". The draft law seeks to regulate...
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 October 23, 2017, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) launched a consultation in an attempt to detect and introduce the appropriate rules to ensure investors’ safety and market...
Virtual currency businesses are growing increasingly frustrated by having to forge a path between uncertain regulators and an unreceptive banking community, industry insiders have said.

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