10Dec/20

US Lawmakers Tell Mnuchin to Back Off From Potential Crypto Wallet Regs

Four U.S. lawmakers want Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to rethink his rumored crypto wallet regulations. Reps. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio), Tom Emmer (R-Minn.), Ted Budd (R-N.C.) and Scott Perry (R-Penn.) sent a letterRead More…

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20Nov/20

Goldman Sachs Expects Digital Yuan to Reach 1B Users Within 10 Years

The digital yuan, China’s planned national virtual currency, would account for 15% of total consumption payments in ten years, helping commercial banks gain more ground from fintech companies, according to a Nov.Read More…

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07Nov/20

Crypto Impact Unclear After Joe Biden Unseats Donald Trump as Next US President

Joe Biden’s picks to head key regulatory agencies could redefine cryptocurrency policy in the coming years, although it’s unclear exactly how.  The Associated Press declared on Saturday that Biden, the Democratic nominee,Read More…

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02Nov/20

Australia’s Central Bank, Commonwealth, National Australia Bank, ConsenSys Partner on CBDC Research Project

The Australian central bank announced Monday it’s partnering with Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank, Perpetual and ConsenSys Software to explore the possible use and implications of a wholesale form of central bankRead More…

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13Oct/20

IMF, World Bank, G20 Countries to Create Central Bank Digital Currency Rules

International financial authorities and 20 of the world’s largest economies are establishing official standards for regulating and issuing sovereign digital currencies. The Group of Twenty (G20) — an organization of finance ministersRead More…

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24Sep/20

Israeli Draft Bill Would Nix Hefty Capital Gains Taxes on Bitcoin

Israeli bitcoiners take note: a handful of Knesset members are seeking to ease Israel’s hefty taxation of cryptocurrencies. Four Knesset members from the nationalist Yisrael Beiteinu party on Tuesday introduced a draftRead More…

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