Legislation

Ukraine Passes Law on Money Laundering With Crypto Policy Based on FATF

The Ukranian government has approved the final version of a money laundering law that will handle virtual assets and virtual…

German Banks Allowed to Sell and Custody Crypto Assets From 2020: Report

German banking association BdB was positive about the legislation, too. "Credit institutions are experienced in the safekeeping of client assets…

Ukraine in a Rush to Legalize Cryptocurrencies Under Zelensky

The new administration in Kiev, headed by the young president Volodymyr Zelensky, has brought renewed interest in cryptocurrencies. Fresh energy…

Liechtenstein Adopts Token Act to Attract Crypto Business

One of Europe’s smallest but richest nations, Liechtenstein, has made a significant step towards clarifying the regulatory environment in its…

Russia Regulates Digital Rights, Advances Other Crypto-Related Bills

After much deliberation in the past months and years, Moscow has recently taken important steps toward regulating the crypto space.…

Uzbekistan Plans Massive Hike in Electricity Prices for Crypto Miners

A new bill from Uzbekistan's Ministry of Energy would triple the price of power for miners, raising fears it could…

Germany Passes National Policy to Explore Blockchain But Limit Stablecoins

Germany’s government has passed a new strategy outlining the ways the leading EU state is planning to use blockchains. Approved…

Ripple Hires Legal Expert Behind Token Taxonomy Act

Blockchain payments tech provider Ripple has hired a former political adviser to boost its advocacy efforts with lawmakers in Washington,…

Initiative to Curtail Negative Interest Rates Gains Traction in Germany

Negative interest rates, a common occurrence in Europe these days, are unpleasant for both banks and clients. And financial institutions…

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