Turkey weighs digital asset regulations to curb ‘system abuse’: report

    coingeek 2023-11-28 79988 views Policy
    Turkey is considering new regulations for the digital asset space that will focus on licensing and taxation, senior government officials have confirmed.

    Bank of Thailand predicts instant economic boost with new digital handout plans

    coingeek 2023-09-08 75657 views Policy
    Thailand’s central bank is predicting the Pheu Thai Party’s planned THB 10,000 (US$285) digital handout scheme will promptly and positively impact the local economy.

    G20 Set to Crystalize Global Crypto Rules as India Wraps Up Presidency

    coindesk 2023-08-17 75626 views Policy
    G20 nations, supported by the FSB and IMF under India’s presidency, are set to bring into implementation perhaps the first global crypto regulations ahead of the Leaders’ Summit in September.

    Crypto Mining Gets Its Own Lobbying Voice in Washington

    coindesk 2023-08-17 56339 views Policy
    Digital miners are creating the Digital Energy Council to advocate for their interests among politicians.Crypto miners are establishing a new voice in U.S. policy, starting up the Digital Energy Council to lobby for friendly policy as regulators and Congress are wrestling with the next steps in crypto regulation.

    India Prompts to Develop Digital Signatures on Web Browsers

    coinwire 2023-08-11 63765 views Policy
    In a noteworthy development, the Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has expressed its desire to empower users with the ability to utilize crypto tokens for digitally signing documents within a new indigenous web browser.

    GAO wants US Congress to address blockchain regulatory gaps

    coingeek 2023-08-01 37898 views Policy
    ​The U.S. government’s top auditor has called on the Congress and federal regulators to address gaps in regulation for stablecoins and digital assets that aren’t securities.In a recent report, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) offered its perspective on blockchain use in finance and the legislative and regulatory actions needed to ensure comprehensive sector oversight.

    US House Committees Advance Bipartisan Bills to Regulate Crypto Industry

    coinwire 2023-07-29 35817 views Policy
    The House Financial Services Committee has made a landmark decision by advancing crypto-specific bills independently, aiming to establish a comprehensive legal framework for cryptocurrencies and address blockchain-related issues. The bills, H.R. 4763 and H.R. 1747 will now be presented to the full House of Representatives for a vote. The move comes amidst increasing concerns about regulating digital assets, with the FTX exchange incident influencing the discussions.

    Japan’s Digital Yen Exploration: A Deep Dive into the Pilot Program

    coinwire 2023-07-25 58442 views Policy
    The financial landscape is rapidly evolving, and central banks worldwide are exploring the potential of digital currencies. At the forefront of these endeavors is Japan’s Central Bank. By initiating dialogue involving 60 enterprises, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) is making significant strides towards a digital yen. However, the bank’s final decision on the matter is yet to be made.

    US crypto's future could fall on these 4 digital asset bills

    cointelegraph 2023-07-25 55177 views Policy
    The crypto bills could hand power to the purportedly more crypto-friendly CFTC and better define the SEC’s jurisdiction.Since 2022, there have been at least 50 digital asset bills reportedly introduced to Congress, aiming to govern everything from stablecoins to the jurisdictions of United States regulators.

    India hops on the AI train with launch of new online course

    coingeek 2023-07-24 47885 views Policy
    India’s government has joined the growing list of countries seeking to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) into key industries by launching a learning module for residents.

    Arkansas counties rush to pass noise regulations for crypto miners

    cointelegraph 2023-07-24 36118 views Policy
    Several counties in the U.S. state of Arkansas are hurrying to adopt new ordinances before August when crypto mining facilities will be subject to the same rules as data centers.

    U.S. House Republicans Introduce Crypto Oversight Bill With Changes From June Draft

    coindesk 2023-07-22 54819 views Policy
    The revised bill excludes a host of traditional securities from the "digital asset" category, which some say bodes ill for DeFi

    Fed Dramatically Speeds Up U.S. Payments With FedNow, but Downplays Any Tie to CBDCs

    coindesk 2023-07-21 31532 views Policy
    Some argue it would weaken crypto’s payments use case or form a bridge to a digital dollar.

    UK banks risk losing licenses for debanking customers over political views

    cointelegraph 2023-07-21 56113 views Policy
    The British government may impose tighter freedom of speech protections on banking permits following a public dispute between Nigel Farage and Coutts bank.

    U.S. Bitcoin ETF Decision: BlackRock and Giants Await SEC Verdict

    coinwire 2023-07-20 74524 views Policy
    ​The world of cryptocurrency eagerly awaits a potential breakthrough as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) nears a crucial decision on Bitcoin ETFs (Exchange-Traded Funds). Major players like BlackRock have submitted applications for ETF listings, sparking anticipation among investors. With the clock ticking on SEC’s approval or rejection, the future of crypto assets hangs in the balance.

    New U.S. Senate Bill Wants to Regulate DeFi Like a Bank

    coindesk 2023-07-20 58187 views Policy
    The U.S. Senate is poised to take another crack at regulating the crypto industry with a new bill that would place stringent anti-money laundering (AML) requirements on decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols.

    UAE and India Trade Partnership: The End of the Dollar Dominance?

    coinwire 2023-07-18 69221 views Policy
    The Local Currency Settlement System (LCSS) will be established as part of the MoU on adopting national currencies, with the goal of increasing the usage of the rupee and the dirham. All Capital and Current Account Transactions allowed under the Agreement are covered.

    India unveils plans to trigger increased CBDC adoption

    coingeek 2023-07-17 63045 views Policy
    India’s banking regulator has expressed confidence that its central bank digital currency (CBDC) could record 1 million transactions each day before the end of the year.

    New parliamentary report urges Canada to double down on blockchain strategy

    coingeek 2023-07-15 37442 views Policy
    Canada could be throwing its weight behind the blockchain industry in the coming months, concluded a report from the House of Commons highlighting the technology’s benefits.The 62-page report stemmed from the Standing Committee on Industry and Technology, urging the government to recognize blockchain “as an emerging industry.” Chaired by Joel Lightbound, the report resulted from several meetings and testimonies from key industry stakeholders.

    India’s blockchain revolution: 46% surge propels the nation forward

    coingeek 2023-07-11 41205 views Policy
    ​Blockchain technology is anticipated to become increasingly popular in India over the coming years, with a projected 46% increase in utilization. This increase in blockchain adoption is anticipated to result in important improvements and advantages for the nation. Governments play a significant role in promoting and implementing blockchain technologies to address important concerns, both as regulators and buyers.
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