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G20 passes guidelines for Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering for cryptocurrencies

A meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors has passed a resolution to apply recently amended FATF (Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering) guidelines to cryptocurrencies. “We reaffirm our commitment to applying the recently amended FATF standards to virtual assets and related providers for AML and CFT,” says

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If Bitcoin Ban Bill in India Passes, Privacy Crypto Assets Could Boom: Binance CEO

Yesterday, the Bitcoin (BTC) and crypto asset community woke up to a harrowing tidbit of news from Bloomberg Quint. An article, which cited a “draft bill”, revealed that regulators in India, from multiple financial and judiciary agencies, revealed that those who involve themselves in the “sale, purchase and issuance of

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Montana Passes Bill to Recognize Utility Tokens and Exempt Them From State Securities

The United States State of Montana has recognized utility tokens and exempted them from state securities by passing a new bill this month. House bill 584, titled “Generally revise laws relating to cryptocurrency,” was signed by the Governor of Montana Steve Bullock on May 8.Initiated by State Representative Shane

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Liechtenstein’s Government Passes New Regulation Concerning Blockchain and Tokens

The government of Liechtenstein announced that it has passed new tokenization, virtual asset service provider and blockchain regulation in a press release published on May 8.Per the release, the new Token and VT Service Providers Act, passed on May 7, aims to improve investor protection, combat money laundering and

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France Passes Bill to Allow Insurance Providers to Invest in Crypto and Tokens

French insurance markets can now invest in cryptocurrencies, following the passage of a new law, foreign exchange news agency FXStreet reports April 11.On April 11, the National Assembly of France adopted a bill that is designed to stimulate local business development, including redirecting savings from individuals to businesses, according

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Derivatives Giant Fidelity Investments Receives and Passes on the Lightning Torch

Financial derivatives giant Fidelity Investments received and passed on the Lightning Torch, as revealed by tweet by the company sent on Feb. 22.Just like the Olympic torch, the Lightning Torch is being passed between members of the Lightning Network community. The trend first reportedly started when Twitter user and Bitcoin

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