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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...
On February 8, 2018 the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) published guidelines for financial technologies development for 2018-2020, which determine the main goals and objectives for the development of...
A senior European Central Bank (ECB) official has poured cold water on fintechs’ hopes that virtual currency will go mainstream on the continent in the near future. 
On February 7, 2018 the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) published guidance for virtual currency business entities that are either licensed under 23 NYCRR Part 200 or...
On February 7, 2018 the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) announced the development of an electronic know your customer (e-KYC) utility....
The near future of U.S. virtual currency enforcement is likely to involve greater cooperation between existing agencies before any new laws are proposed, financial regulators have told lawmakers.
Incoming European reforms targeting virtual currency businesses will apply anti-money laundering controls to exchanges and trading platforms — even if they are based outside the EU.
On February 2, 2018, Assembly member Clyde Vanel introduced Assembly Bill A9685 to establish a task force to study the impact of a state-issued cryptocurrency on the state of New York....

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