bitcoin sango coin and the central african republic

Bitcoin, Sango Coin and the Central African Republic

In the spring of 2022, the Central African Republic (CAR) became the first African country to adopt Bitcoin (BTC) as a legal tender. As the second country globally to recognize…

california gov newsom vetoes crypto licensing and regulatory framework

California Gov. Newsom vetoes crypto licensing and regulatory framework

Adding to the existing regulatory hurdles for the crypto ecosystems, California Governor Gavin Newsom refused to sign a bill that would establish a licensing and regulatory framework for digital assets….

the regulatory implications of indias crypto transactions

The regulatory implications of India’s crypto transactions tax

The Indian crypto landscape lost some momentum this year as the government introduced two laws demanding crippling taxes on crypto-related unrealized gains and transactions. India’s first crypto law, which requires…

defi pulls the curtain on financial magic says eu blockchain observatory

DeFi pulls the curtain on financial magic, says EU Blockchain Observatory expert

As decentralized finance continues its victorious march — although the road is sometimes bumpy — some significant questions on its nature remain. How can DeFi applications be protected from becoming…

a life after crime what happens to crypto seized in criminal investigations

A life after crime: What happens to crypto seized in criminal investigations?

Earlier this year, during during the annual Queen’s Speech in the United Kingdom, Prince Charles informed the Parliament about two bills. One of them — the Economic Crime and Corporate…

bidens pick for fed vice chair for supervision calls for congressional action on stablecoins

Biden’s pick for Fed vice chair for supervision calls for congressional action on stablecoins

Michael Barr, a law professor and former advisory board member of Ripple Labs who is United States President Joe Biden’s pick for vice chair for supervision at the Federal Reserve,…

cftc commissioner appoints senior policy adviser experienced in digital asset regulation

CFTC commissioner appoints senior policy adviser experienced in digital asset regulation

In a Friday announcement, Pham said Keaghan Ames will be her counselor and senior policy adviser at the CFTC starting May 23. Ames worked at Credit Suisse for more than…

california governor issues blockchain executive order building on us presidents regulatory efforts

California governor issues blockchain executive order building on US President’s regulatory efforts

Gavin Newsom, the governor of California, has signed an executive order aimed at harmonizing a regulatory framework for blockchain between the federal government and the U.S. state as well as…

fincen acting director says patriot act provision isnt right sized for crypto enforcement

FinCEN acting director says PATRIOT Act provision isn’t ‘right sized’ for crypto enforcement

Him Das, the acting director of the United States Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN, said some of the government bureau’s tools to fight money laundering and terrorism financing may…

acting occ comptroller calls for standards on stablecoins

Acting OCC comptroller calls for standards on stablecoins

Michael Hsu, the acting head at the United States Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, said stablecoins need standards comparable to the early internet. In a written statement following…