Three Pro-Cryptocurrency Bills to Be Introduced to Congress

Three pieces of legislation will be brought before Congress by the co-chair of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus. Their intent is to streamline the growing industry by introducing concise and transparent guidelines for businesses and investors, while also providing a safe harbor for taxpayers who use cryptocurrencies.    Accelerating the Development of Blockchain Tech Congressman Tom […]

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India Unlikely to Issue Blanket Ban on Cryptocurrency

Government officials in India have indicated that the government may adopt a more measured approach to regulating the cryptocurrency market.   We Don’t Want to Ban Cryptocurrencies Altogether In yet another twist to the unending saga of India’s stance on cryptocurrency market, recent comments from government officials indicate that the country may not ban virtual […]

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International Watchdog to Introduce Binding Regulations for Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Georgi Georgiev · June 14, 2018 · 1:00 am The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – a multi-national agency tasked with combating global financial criminal activity, will discuss developing and introducing legally binding rules for governing cryptocurrency exchanges later this month. Reuters reports that the Paris-based agency – comprised of 37 countries – will meet […]

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Turkcoin? Turkey Politician Advises National Crypto To Profit From Bitcoin

Wilma Woo · February 23, 2018 · 6:00 am A senior Turkish politician has repeated claims from the country’s deputy prime minister that it will seek to create ‘Turkcoin,’ its own national cryptocurrency. Opposition Demands Regulation Several weeks after the ruling Justice and Development Party’s Mehmet Şimşek suggested the idea, Ahmet Kenan Tanrikulu, deputy chair […]

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