Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange Issues Thought Paper on Crypto and Blockchain The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has issued a thought paper on cryptocurrency and blockchain infrastructure for issuing digital assets, reportsthe Emirati government news…

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The Indian government is considering imposing a ban on what it calls “private cryptocurrencies,” according to an official release. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/indian-officials-met-to-discuss-possible-ban-on-private-cryptocurrencies/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The UK Cryptoassets Taskforce wants to encourage the development of distributed ledger technology, according to a final report published Monday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/uk-government-says-it-will-update-crypto-tax-guidance-by-early-next-year/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) has told the Senate that there is better technology for every use of blockchain considered today. The agency received AU$700,000 from the Australian 2018-19 Budget…

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Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency says blockchain is hyped by firms working with the tech and still has better alternatives. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/australian-government-agency-says-blockchain-interesting-but-hyped/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Gov’t-Owned Holding Company Subsidiary Invests in Binance’s Singapore Expansion Vertex Ventures has announced an investment in the largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance to facilitate its expansion into Singapore, according to a press release shared with…

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Gibraltar Gov’t Launches Advisory Group to Develop Blockchain-Related Educational Courses The Government of Gibraltar in collaboration with the University of Gibraltar have created an advisory group focused on the development of blockchain-related educational…

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A consultation paper for the Asian Development Bank proposes a blockchain network to boost efficiency in government procurement systems worldwide. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/researchers-propose-global-blockchain-network-for-government-procurement/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Russian Startup to Create Blockchain-Based Copyright Network in Uzbek Capital A Russian intellectual property startup has signed a memorandum with officials from Uzbek capital Tashkent to integrate blockchain for use in copyright, Russian state news agency TASS reports…

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Ukrainian Ministry of Finance Creates Working Group to Develop Crypto Taxation The Ukrainian Ministry of Finance is creating a working group to discuss and develop a legal framework for crypto taxation, according to an…

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CFTC Charges Two Defendants for Defrauding Investors and Impersonation of CFTC Officials The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed a suit against two defendants for the allegedly fraudulent solicitation of Bitcoin (BTC), according to…

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US: Crypto Industry Reps, Lawmakers, Venture Capitalists to Discuss Regulatory Landscape Representatives from U.S.-based financial giants and cryptocurrency startups will meet with Washington lawmakers this Tuesday to discuss the regulatory landscape, CNBC reportedSeptember 24.…

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French MPs Propose Legal Framework for All ‘Digital Assets’ Providers, Sources Report The French government is reportedly planning to provide a legal framework for all “digital assets” providers, local news agency LesEcho.fr reported September…

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German Finance Minister Doubts Crypto Can Currently Replace Traditional Currencies Germany’s Finance Minister Olaf Scholz doubts that cryptocurrencies can currently replace traditional fiat currencies, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reportstoday, September, 18. “I would doubt…

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South Korea’s Customs Service is looking to adopt Samsung’s blockchain tech to launch a decentralized exports clearance system. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/korea-taps-samsungs-blockchain-tech-to-fight-customs-fraud/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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