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On October 26, 2017 the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), the French financial markets authority, published a consultation on initial coin offerings (ICOs)....
The UK’s influential Treasury Select Committee has announced it will examine the position of virtual currencies in the UK, looking at potential changes to regulation in the space.
On February 20, 2018, BaFin, the federal financial supervisory authority, published a response to numerous queries received on whether the tokens, coins or cryptocurrencies underlying initial coin...
The European Commission is set to begin discussions with national authorities and market participants on whether virtual currencies are in need of more effective regulatory oversight.
The influential Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has called for greater cooperation among regulators and supervisors in response to increasingly sophisticated payments technology.
On February 16, 2018, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) issued a guidance paper on initial coin offerings (ICOs), which FINMA describes as “a digital blockchain-based form of...
On February 8, 2018 the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) launched a consultation on the draft Financial Inclusion Strategy for 2018-2020....
A draft action plan for fintech recently leaked from the European Commission has raised concerns about the pace and feasibility of the accelerating drive for regulatory alignment.
On February 12, 2018 Representative Jeff Weninger passed a bill, AZ HB2601, in its second reading at the House of Representatives, which would bring virtual coin offerings within legislative scope...
On February 12, 2018 the government of Gibraltar and the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) announced that they would be developing a regulatory framework for tokenised digital assets...

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