A lawmaker in Tennessee has filed a new bill that recognizes a blockchain signature as a kind of legal electronic record.
A state legislator in Vermont has proposed a bill to create a regulatory framework for blockchain tech, including a transaction tax payable in crypto.
President Donald Trump has signed a $700 billion military spending bill that includes a mandate for a blockchain cybersecurity research study.
Australia is moving ahead with plans to pass new regulations for the country’s cryptocurrency exchange space.
Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has reportedly ordered the issue of the national cryptocurrency, the “cryptoruble.” The Russian Minister of Communications and Mass Media has revealed some details of this new currency. Also read: Putin Confirms Russia Will Regulate Cryptocurrencies Putin’s Executive Order Russia’s Minister of Communications and Mass Media, Nikolay Nikiforov, said at a closed meeting […]
A new bill has been introduced in the US Congress that would create a tax exemption for some purchases made with cryptocurrency.
Washington State legislators have started the implementation of new regulations covering digital currency exchanges adopted on July 23, 2017.
The bill to provide a legal framework for digital currencies in South Korea is set to be introduced this month. However, the government still has a number of concerns and needs more in-depth research, as outlined at a parliamentary hearing on Monday. Also read: South Korea Legalizes Bitcoin International Transfers, Challenging Traditional Banks Bill Prepared […]
Following Rep. Park Yong-jin’s announcement of a proposed bill to provide a legal framework for digital currencies like bitcoin, South Korea has now set up a task force to determine if bitcoin should be regulated. Also read: Rollout of 260,000+ Bitcoin-Accepting Stores in Japan Begins Task Force Set Up Bitcoin.com recently reported on Rep. Park Yong-jin of […]
Delaware has passed a bill that legally recognizes the trading of stocks using blockchain technology. Although the state has sought to promote itself as a bastion for blockchain investment, the bill is extremely limited in its scope – leading many to view Delaware’s government as attempting to cash in on bitcoin’s recent boom. Also Read: Bitwage […]
Governments are not in favor of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies these days. They have never been, and it is highly unlikely they will ever be. The US Congress is introducing a new bill called “Combat Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act 2017.” It touches upon many different subjects, including cryptocurrencies. The US government plans to […]
Legislators in Nevada completed work on a bill to block the taxation of blockchain use. Source
Following the recent ransomware fiasco and multiple traders from a variety of U.S. states arrested for bitcoin related money laundering charges two senators have introduced a new bill to regulate these activities. The legislation submitted last week aims to classify bitcoin as a monetary instrument in the 2017 ‘Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act.’ […]
A US Congressional subcommittee is developing a bill to study the use of digital currencies by terrorists, CoinDesk has learned. Source
The first draft of a national strategy to promote Bitcoin and blockchain technology has reportedly been approved by the Cabinet of Malta. This move follows the proposal by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat for the EU to become “the Bitcoin continent.” Also read: Malta’s Prime Minister Says Europe Should Become the Bitcoin Continent Malta Wants to Lead […]