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Leaked EU Draft Proposes All-Encompassing Laws for Crypto Assets

A leaked version of rules to be issued later this month by the European Commission proposes an all-encompassing set of regulations covering the trading or issuance of digital assets across the 27-nation bloc.  Europe’s Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) draft legislation provides legal certainty around crypto assets – cryptocurrencies, security tokens and

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New Draft Bill Aiming to Classify Crypto Assets Introduced in US Congress

Paul Gosar, an Arizona Congressman, has introduced a draft bill, aimed at finally bringing regulatory clarity to the cryptocurrency industry in the United States, according to a Forbes article published on Dec. 19. The Crypto-Currency Act of 2020 sets out which Federal agencies should regulate each type of crypto

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Draft Document Reveals Intention to Develop Cryptocurrency by European Central Bank

Facebook’s announcement in June to launch its own cryptocurrency, Libra, met a lot of obstacles as countries including France and Germany claimed that the use of Facebook’s digital currency in their territories could be a potential risk for their financial sector.In accordance with that assessment, recently a European Union draft

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US Congress Considers A Draft Bill Claiming Stablecoins Are Securities

United States Congress is considering a draft bill that claims all managed stablecoins must be seen as investment contracts and therefore as securities.Libra in the United StatesThe U.S. Representative for Texas's 29th congressional district, Sylvia Garcia, introduced a draft bill to the House Financial Services Committee on Oct. 18.

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Kyrgyzstan Proposes Draft Law to Introduce Crypto Mining Taxation

On Aug. 28, the Ministry of Economy of Kyrgyzstan has submitted the draft law “On Amending the Tax Code” with the aim of introducing cryptocurrency mining taxation.New tax proposalAccording to news outlet Kabar, the draft law was specifically developed to allow for the possible taxation of crypto mining.The taxation

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Australian Draft Bill Excludes Digital Currency From New Cash Payment Limit

Australia’s government has delivered supportive statements on cryptocurrency as it looks to exclude the sector from new restrictions on cash payments.In an explanatory memorandum issued late last week, the country’s Treasury said it wished to ban cash payments for goods and services which exceeded 10,000 AUD ($6,900).However, a number

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