Minister Wopke Hoekstra said the Netherlands should not prohibit citizens from using digital currency entirely, but should instead take a supervisory approach, both at a national and European level.
China's Sichuan province is requesting electricity suppliers in the area to terminate service with all cryptocurrency miners by June 25.
President Samia Suluhu Hassan highlighted the growing role for digital assets in global finance, suggesting there may be a role for digital currency in developing Tanzania’s economy.
The new rules will impact on some 60 unauthorized exchanges in the country, as well as forcing banks to regard digital currency exchanges as “high risk” clients in their dealings with the sector.
Coinbase’s decision to support a meme in place of legitimate digital currency projects where real commerce and utility take place on the network is concerning.
The Crypto Assets Regulatory Working Group set out its proposals for a new framework for regulating the sector, with a focus on digital currency service providers in the country.
The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission said the digital asset platforms were no longer able to trade meme-based tokens, NFTs and exchange-issued tokens effective immediately.
On this week’s episode of CoinGeek Conversations, economist Nouriel Roubini says there needs to be an international agreement on the regulation of digital currencies to ensure we don’t end up with a “law of the jungle.”
According to those in the know, blockchain’s best bet for adoption by casino and iGaming operators is by improving responsible gambling protections and enhancing regulatory compliance.
The Ontario Securities Commission has initiated enforcement proceedings against the companies behind the KuCoin exchange.
President Hassan Rouhani said the country required a legal framework for digital currency and related activities that would protect the national interest, while ensuring block reward mining remains outlawed.