Tag Archives: Policy & regulation

21Feb/20

Sweden’s Central Bank Finally Embraces DLT – But Only in Simulation Mode

Sweden’s central bank will soon trial a blockchain-based digital currency – but it’s still in its very early stages, at best. Announced Thursday, Sveriges Riksbank’s e-krona pilot is the latest attempt atRead More…

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17Feb/20

Russia’s Central Bank Proposes New Token Framework, But Labels Crypto Transactions ‘Suspicious’

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has formally proposed a legal framework for tokenization, but also plans to label cryptocurrency transactions as suspicious activity, it said in a press release Monday. TheRead More…

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14Feb/20

Blockchain Bills Are Advancing in the New York State Senate – Here’s Why

ALBANY, N.Y. — The New York State Senate will be considering two bills that would bolster the use and development of blockchain tech in the Empire State. The first bill, S4142, wouldRead More…

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13Feb/20

Could a Digital Dollar Compete on Privacy? Fed Chairman Powell Hints It Might

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has given advocates of financial privacy a glimmer of hope – and hinted at how the U.S. might competitively position a future digitized dollar. In testimony beforeRead More…

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31Jan/20

USA vs. Virgil Griffith: What We Know (and Don’t) in the Bombshell Crypto Sanctions Case

Prosecutors appear to have a strong case against Virgil Griffith, the ethereum developer charged with conspiring to aid North Korea, legal experts say. For one thing, the mere act of giving aRead More…

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