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    Japan’s Government Appoints Crypto-Friendly New Head for FSA

Japan’s Government Appoints Crypto-Friendly New Head for FSA

Some of the latest headlines suggest Japan will continue to remain a country that has a friendly approach to cryptocurrencies, due to unconfirmed news pointing towards a new appointment for the position of Commissioner for the Financial Services Agency (FSA). Since it had proven to be open towards crypto, Japan

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    SEC’s Power to Sanction Crypto Firms Limited by Supreme Court

SEC’s Power to Sanction Crypto Firms Limited by Supreme Court

Cryptocurrency-based companies had received some good news on June 23, after a summary of the US Supreme Court case Liu vs. SEC in the National Law Review, and from now on could face lower penalties, in case the Commission finds they breached the law. From now on, the US Securities

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    Indian Government Reconsiders Crypto Ban Plan

Indian Government Reconsiders Crypto Ban Plan

For almost two years, a battle had been going on between some of the most important Indian public entities: the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), The Supreme Court of Justice, and the government, on the matter of cryptocurrency regulation. According to Economic Times, there’s interest from the government to reconsider

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    Iran to Draft National Crypto Mining Strategy Plan

Iran to Draft National Crypto Mining Strategy Plan

Even though it had been in the spotlight due to the feud with Saudi Arabia and the United States surrounding its Nuclear Program, Iran is one of the countries active in terms of cryptocurrency activity. According to the Cambridge University’s Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), Iran holds 4% of the

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    The ECB Talks about Regulation for Global Stablecoins

The ECB Talks about Regulation for Global Stablecoins

A recent publication uploaded on the European Central Bank’s website talks about a regulatory and financial stability perspective on global stablecoins. Prepared by Mitsutoshi Adachi, Matteo Cominetta, Christoph Kaufmann, and Anton van der Kraaij, the release talks about the benefit provided by stablecoins and at the same time, highlights the

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    The US DHS and DoJ Seize COVID-19 Website for BTC-Related Fraud

The US DHS and DoJ Seize COVID-19 Website for BTC-Related Fraud

Although the pandemic triggered by the SARS-COV-2 is one of the greatest human tragedies in a century, some people see the situation as an opportunity to make money fraudulently. The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DoJ) had managed to seize a corona domain

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    US FCC Issues Draft to Approve L-Band for 5G and IoT

US FCC Issues Draft to Approve L-Band for 5G and IoT

The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) had issued a draft order on April 16th, which approves the usage of L-Band radio frequencies for 5G and Internet of Things (IoT), according to Cointelegraph. A lot of controversies had emerged around the proposal, with several Congressional defense committee members urging Donald

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    Australian ASX to Delay CHESS Replacement

Australian ASX to Delay CHESS Replacement

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) had planned a blockchain implementation for its current system from processing equity transactions, a.k.a. Clearing House Electronic Subregister System (CHESS), but the latest COVID-19 outbreak seems to have taken authorities by surprise. According to an announcement dated March 25th, 2020, the ASX is forced to

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    Riksbank To Host Digital Currency Innovation Hub?

Riksbank To Host Digital Currency Innovation Hub?

Sweden’s central bank had impressed in February, when it began testing a central bank digital currency (CBDC), in what would be a pilot program that will last until February 2021. It became the second country, after the Bahamas to start such an innovative project and now the institution wants to

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    Crypto Is Legitimate Investment According to an Australian Judge

Crypto Is Legitimate Investment According to an Australian Judge

Cryptocurrencies continue to be recognized as assets and another proof with that respect is related to a defamation case from New South Wales (NSW), Australia. According to the Australian Associated Press, Judge Judith Gibson recognized crypto assets as a “form of investment”, allowing them to be used as collateral. A

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