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How Cannabis Investors Could be ‘Conspirators’ Per the US Federal Law

In February, Brooker Mellars, the owner of a Colorado-based marijuana dispensary, The Bud Depot, claimed that she lost her business bank account after investing in the cannabis industry.The “Bitcoin Mom” shared in a tweet that they were accredited investors with excellent credit ratings. But their adventurous investment into cannabis stocks didn’t

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Regulatory Bodies Call on Crypto Industry to Participate in Securities Law Review

Two national securities bodies in Canada have issued a joint consultation paper on March 14, aiming to gather industry feedback about cryptocurrency token regulation.In a summary press release about the paper, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) said it was necessary to

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Russia Adopts Digital Rights Law That ‘Forms the Basis’ of Digital Economy Development

Russia’s parliament, the State Duma, has voted to enact new digital rights legislation in October this year, according to a press release on the Duma’s official website on March 12.The changes to Russia’s civil codex passed their third and final Duma reading on Tuesday. The law reportedly establishes the

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New Research Released on Blockchain and EU Privacy Law Compliance

The Center for Global Enterprise (CGE), a non-profit research institution and leading international law firms Slaughter and May and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, today released research that provides a framework for creating Blockchain solutions that comply with European Union privacy law.advertisement March of the Blocks: GDPR and the Blockchain is a

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Bitfinex’s Stolen Funds Partially Recovered and Returned by US Law Enforcement

The United States’ law enforcement recovered and returned over $104,000 stolen from the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex, according to a Medium post by the exchange published on Feb. 25.The funds returned are reportedly just under 27.7 Bitcoins (BTC), which were stolen in August 2016 in a hack that involved the theft

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