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Cryptocurrency firms hoping to take advantage of Gibraltar’s innovation-focused regulatory regime and offer services to gambling operators often do not seem to understand the rigour of licensing,...
A UK government inquiry into the potential legal status of cryptocurrency was told on Tuesday it represents a "huge source of risk" for payments firms — and its underlying blockchain technology ...
On April 30, 2018 the Bank of Korea released its 2017 Payments Report, covering the main developments regarding the operation and management of the payments system. The report draws attention to...
A Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) director has said the use of cryptocurrency for cross-border payments is a "legitimate and economically significant" deployment of the technology.
The Reserve Bank of India is expected to face fresh legal action over its shock order that financial firms cut off services to cryptocurrency firms and users.
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 April 18, 2018, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand published in its bulletin an article titled “What is digital currency?”, outlining and explaining the various forms of digital currencies, in...
The EU is finally on the brink of introducing a raft of new anti-money laundering (AML) regulations, including tighter controls on prepaid cards, cross-border payments and virtual currencies.
On April 13, 2018, the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) released a consultation paper on the Financial Instrument Test, which was introduced in an earlier discussion paper on initial coin...
The UK could be moving closer to a single coherent policy on virtual currencies, as the country’s primary financial regulator has announced its intention to investigate the issue and turn out an...

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