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Russian minister: Don’t regulate cryptos, they aren’t payment methods

Business 15 February 2019

Russian minister: Don’t regulate cryptos, they aren’t payment methods

For Alexander Kolanov, it’s simple. Crypto’s aren’t recognized as payment methods in Russia, so they don’t need regulation.

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Luxembourg adds legal protection for blockchain transactions

Business 15 February 2019

Luxembourg adds legal protection for blockchain transactions

Luxembourg has taken the sensible decision to provide legal protections for blockchain transactions, opening up new possibilities for cryptocurrencies.

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Hans Henrik Hoffmeyer: Regulators are keenly aware that this is a paradigm shift

Interviews 14 February 2019

Hans Henrik Hoffmeyer: Regulators are keenly aware that this is a paradigm shift

Listen to the latest CoinGeek Conversation podcast with Coinify COO Hans Henrik Hoffmeyer, who talks about crypto regulation and how it will pave way for greater adoption.

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Regulatory framework for crypto custodian license coming to Mauritius

Business 11 February 2019

Regulatory framework for crypto custodian license coming to Mauritius

The Financial Services Commission has taken another step toward making the Mauritius International Financial Centre Africa’s fintech hub.

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Malta regulator addresses concerns over cybersecurity

Business 11 February 2019

Malta regulator addresses concerns over cybersecurity

Authorities in Malta are taking action after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) raised concerns that blockchain's ascent in Malta will be a significant risk to the Maltese financial system.

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Philippines CEZA introduces new crypto regulations

Business 6 February 2019

Philippines CEZA introduces new crypto regulations

In a February 4 press release, the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) rolled out new regulations for cryptocurrencies.

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Isle of Man eyes ‘premium’ businesses with new blockchain initiatives

Business 6 February 2019

Isle of Man eyes ‘premium’ businesses with new blockchain initiatives

The self-governing British dependency announced a regulatory sandbox for blockchain development as well establishing a Blockchain Office, in a bid to shore up its position as a jurisdiction of choice for the blockchain sector.

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IMF: Blockchain in Malta poses ‘significant risks’ to financial system

Business 25 January 2019

IMF: Blockchain in Malta poses ‘significant risks’ to financial system

According to the IMF, the rise of the blockchain sectors in Malta isn’t wholly innocent, and could in fact pose “significant risks” to the country’s financial system.

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Italian Senate approves amendment to include blockchain terms in law

Tech 25 January 2019

Italian Senate approves amendment to include blockchain terms in law

The Italian senate has approved amendments to legislation which introduces blockchain terms into existing laws, marking the first significant steps from the government towards regulation for the blockchain sector.

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India gets blueprint for blockchain development, regulation

Business 23 January 2019

India gets blueprint for blockchain development, regulation

The Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology has issued a blueprint of blockchain technology for the banking sector of India.

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Netherlands to put an end to anonymous crypto trades

Business 21 January 2019

Netherlands to put an end to anonymous crypto trades

An official recommendation has been made to the Nethelands that would introduce a licensing system, effectively ending anonymous crypto trading.

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South African authorities call for regulation for the crypto space

Business 18 January 2019

South African authorities call for regulation for the crypto space

The South African Reserve Bank has issued a consultation paper that gave a detailed assessment of the benefits and risks of cryptocurrencies.

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