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On June 6, 2019, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published a report on the financial stability, regulatory and governance implications of the use of decentralised financial technologies. The...
On June 4, 2019, the Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank released the outcome of phase three of their joint research project on distributed ledger technology (DLT), "Synchronised cross...
On June 4, 2019, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) published the results of a pilot project studying the possibility of issuing its own digital currency — "e-hryvnia".This project was initiated...
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has warned of the potential for divergence in international regulation on crypto-assets as the G20 prepares to assess issues ranging from money laundering to...
In a first-of-its-kind strike against money laundering using cryptocurrency, law enforcement agencies have taken down a major mixing service that helped disguise the origin of funds worth millions...
On May 17, 2019, the European Central Bank's (ECB) Internal Crypto-Assets Task Force (ICA-TF) published a report titled "Crypto-assets: Implications for financial stability, monetary policy, and...
Less than a month before the close of Nevada’s 2019 legislative session, lawmakers continue to discuss several blockchain-focused bills introduced by Republican Senator Ben Kieckhefer that aim to...
Authorities worldwide should consider giving e-money firms access to central bank funds unlocking “enormous benefits for cross-border payments”, according to a director at the International...
On May 14, 2019, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) published amended guidance for the regulation of crypto-asset activities. Following the...
Questions remain about how central bank digital currency would be treated from a regulatory standpoint, with its functional status as e-money butting up against the intention for it to serve as an...

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