Lawmakers at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2018 conference today argued that regulatory “sandboxes” may offer the best approach for blockchain innovation. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-eu-lawmakers-tout-sandbox-approach-for-blockchain-development/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The European Parliament has voted for regulations to prevent the use of cryptocurrencies in money laundering and terrorism financing. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/eu-parliament-votes-for-closer-regulation-of-cryptocurrencies/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The Financial Conduct Authority has warned that firms offering services around crypto derivatives and ICOs “likely” need to be authorized. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/uk-watchdog-warns-over-unauthorized-crypto-derivatives-icos/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Liechtenstein’s government is drafting blockchain legislation, but will not be heavy-handed, Prime Minister Adrian Hasler has told CoinDesk. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/liechtenstein-to-avoid-excessive-blockchain-regulation-says-prime-minister/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The Malta Gaming Authority has published draft regulations for digital game companies that want to use distributed ledger or blockchain platforms. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/malta-watchdog-proposes-new-blockchain-gaming-guidelines/. …

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The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority has warned investors over an unregistered brokerage that appears to be offering crypto-related derivatives. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/uk-financial-watchdog-warns-over-unregistered-crypto-brokerage/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Enquiries around blockchain, cryptocurrency and ICOs in Switzerland have increased significantly, according the country’s financial regulator, FINMA. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-tops-2017-fintech-enquiries-says-swiss-finance-regulator/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The EU markets watchdog has agreed a temporarily change in the leverage limts for cryptocurrency derivative contracts in the region. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/eu-markets-watchdog-toughens-rules-on-crypto-derivatives/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Ireland’s Department of Finance has proposed the creation of a blockchain working group to help form cohesive regulation across government agencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/irelands-finance-department-plans-blockchain-working-group/. …

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A little-known British crypto company has already turned XRP futures into a budding business worth over $30 million a month. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ripples-xrp-just-might-next-big-crypto-futures-market/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Cryptocurrency mining is perfectly legal in Europe and only subject to standard electricity rules, according to an EU commissioner. In a statement released last week, Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy…

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North Carolina’s government has sent a cease-and-desist order to a cryptocurrency company they say is selling unregistered securities in the U.S. state. The North Carolina Secretary of State Securities Division issued…

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France’s stock market regulator released a statement about cryptocurrency-tied derivatives on Thursday, which includes a curb on the advertising of such products. In its statement, L’Autorite Des Marches Financiers (AMF)…

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