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On January 23, 2019, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) launched a ten-week consultation seeking feedback on its proposed crypto-assets guidance. The consultation paper comes as a response to...
Cryptocurrency firms are urging U.S. authorities to consider a ground-up, purpose-built regulatory framework for the technology, amid fears that hostility towards Facebook’s Libra project could...
As Facebook's Libra project endures withering criticism from Congressional critics — and a day before another hearing on Capitol Hill focused on virtual currency regulation — Ripple is urging...
On July 23, 2019, the Ministry of Finance published an inter-ministerial committee report, along with the draft Banning Cryptocurrency and Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill 2019. A high...
On July 18, 2019, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) published Regulatory Notice 19-24 with regard to digital assets. FINRA requests that firms, their associated persons or...
On January 29, 2019, the Bank of Thailand (BOT) published a report on the results of the first phase of Project Inthanon and the next steps. Project Inthanon seeks to develop and test a proof of...
U.S. lawmakers have raised concerns that the structure of Facebook's controversial Libra cryptocurrency could make it highly attractive to criminals, calling into question whether checks by wallet...
The U.S. government’s sanctions watchdog is believed to be investigating cases where cryptocurrencies have been used to skirt sanctions controls, with enforcement action tipped to be on the way.
A key architect of Facebook’s digital currency project, Libra, has attempted to reassure lawmakers that Libra will not be launched until regulators are happy user data is protected, the risk of...
On July 15, 2019, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a technical note on implications for the regulation and supervision of the financial sector in Singapore, exploring both the...

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