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The prospect of central banks issuing their own digital currency remains distant, as central banks dismiss the prospect in the near term and industry experts predict that its emergence could still...
On November 6, 2018 the Bank of Israel published a summary of the work that the interdepartmental team has been carrying out to examine central bank digital currencies (CBDC). The document aims to...
A European Parliament committee has rebuffed proposed legislation that would have partially regulated initial coin offerings (ICOs) for the first time, instead flagging the area as being in need of...
Major European financial institutions believe blockchain technology could be deployed across the sector as the basis for a shared know your customer (KYC) system, helping cut compliance costs and...
Seven months after India’s regulator issued a shock announcement restricting cryptocurrencies and imposing strict payments data requirements, signs are emerging of how the new regime is likely to...
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...
On November 1, 2018, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) released a circular related to the Virtual Financial Assets Act (VFA Act), which came into force on the same day. The circular...
On October 29, 2018 the Cryptoassets Taskforce, which was established by HM Treasury, published its final report on the UK's policy and regulatory approach to cryptoassets. The taskforce has...
UK authorities have vowed to go “significantly beyond” the requirements of the EU’s 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive when it comes to cryptocurrency firms, as concerns grow over links to illicit...
Plans by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to propose worldwide regulatory standards for cryptocurrencies are broadly supported by legal experts, although doubts remain over whether its lofty...

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