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US Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Calls for Clear Crypto Regulations

Andrew Yang, a United States Democratic presidential candidate for the 2020 elections, is advocating for clear regulations on digital assets. Yang put the key operative points in a policy published on his campaign website.Yang — an entrepreneur who contributed $120,000 to establish Venture For America (VFA), an accelerator aimed

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France to Push EU Member States to Adopt Its Cryptocurrency Regulations

France is reportedly going to try to convince other European Union member states to adopt cryptocurrency regulations similar to its own, Reuters reported on April 15.Bruno Le Maire, French Minister of the Economy and Finance, reportedly stated that France will encourage other EU countries to adopt cryptocurrency regulations similar

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G20 to Establish Crypto AML and Counter-Terrorism Financing Regulations in June: Report

G20 member countries will meet to discuss international cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulation on June 8 and 9 in Fukuoka, Japan. The news was revealed in a report from local news outlet Kyodo on April 4.Per the report, and in accordance with official plans, G20 central bank governors and

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South Korean Officials Consider Revision of Existing Crypto Regulations

South Korean officials are considering a revision of existing regulatory frameworks regarding digital currencies, local media outlet ZDNet Korea reported on April 4.Speaking at the Deconomy conference in Seoul, top government officials reportedly stated that the country has to re-evaluate cryptocurrency policies in order to facilitate the growth and

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Tron Supports Gambling DApps Restrictions in Japanese Market to Comply With Regulations

Blockchain-based decentralized application (DApp) platform Tron pushed to remove gambling DApps in the Japanese market to comply with local regulations, according to a press release published on March 31.Per the statement, the company intends to adhere to local laws and regulations in the countries it works in. Therefore, the

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Report From Former CFTC Chairman Calls for Advanced Crypto Regulations

A recent report published for the Brookings Institution is calling for enhanced regulations on cryptocurrencies. The report was authored by Harvard University fellow Timothy Massad, who served as chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) during the administration of Pres. Barack Obama.The report dubbed “It’s time

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Japan Introduces New Regulations for Cryptocurrency Margin Trading

Japanese financial regulators have reportedly introduced new regulations for cryptocurrency margin trading, local news agency Nikkei reported on March 18.The Cabinet of Japan, the executive branch of the country’s government, has reportedly approved draft amendments to Japan’s financial instruments and payment services laws, limiting leverage in cryptocurrency margin trading

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Russia to Introduce Special Crypto Regulations for ‘Russian Offshores’

The new set of measures in respect to the development of “Russian offshores” will affect digital assets, major Russian news agency TASS reported on Mar. 1.The Russian Ministry of Economic Development is reportedly working on the third set of measures for the development of so called “Russian offshores” —  places

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Russia Crypto Adoption | President Putin Orders Crypto Regulations

According to a document published on the Russian President’s official website, Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian Government to adopt cryptocurrency regulations by July 1st this year. The move will help Russia crypto adoption. Setting the deadline, the Russian President has ordered the body to enforce crypto-related regulation for the digital

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European Regulatory Chair Supports New Digital Asset Regulations

The chairman of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) — the European Union-level financial markets supervisor — has said that he supports further regulations on digital assets, political news outlet Roll Call reported on Feb. 27.Delivering his speech at the FinTech Conference 2019 earlier this week in Brussels, Belgium,

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