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Austrian Finance Minister Considers Pan-EU Crypto Regu… | News

Austria’s Finance Minister Hartwig Löger is considering basing cryptocurrency regulations on the trading rules already in place for gold and derivatives as a way to prevent crypto from being used in money laundering, Bloomberg reported Friday, Feb. 23. Löger spoke with Portugal’s Finance Minister Mario Centeno about his plans for pan-European Union crypto regulations on this basis yesterday, according to ...

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Government of Spain Considers Blockchain-Friendly Regulations

The government of Spain is preparing blockchain-friendly legislation including possible tax breaks to attract companies in the emerging blockchain technology sector, Bloomberg Politics reports. “We hope to get the legislation ready this year,” said MP Teodoro Garcia Egea, who is preparing a comprehensive cryptocurrency-related bill. “We want to set up Europe’s safest framework to invest in ICOs.” Initial Coin Offerings ...

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South Korea Considers Adopting Crypto Exchange Licensi… | News

South Korea is considering adopting an approval system for crypto exchanges based on New York’s BitLicense system, local news outlet BusinessKorea reports. BusinessKorea writes that it is unlikely any final decision will be made until after the June 2018 elections in the country. A government official spoke to them about the option as part of a virtual currency taskforce: “We ...

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Abu Dhabi Financial Regulator Considers Cryptocurrency Framework

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The regulator for Abu Dhabi’s international financial center is considering embracive regulations for the cryptocurrency industry, a move that could see exchanges and intermediaries move into the financial zone. In an announcement on Sunday, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market said it ...

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Berkeley Considers Launching ICO To Fund Affordable Ho… | News

Berkeley, California, one of the centers of the counterculture movement in the 1960s and 70s, is considering launching an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) to fund affordable housing after fears that President Donald Trump will cut their federal funding, Business Insider reports Wednesday, Feb. 7. Ben Bartlett, a member of the Berkeley City Council, created a group working on the ICO ...

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World Famous Brothel Bunny Ranch Considers Accepting Bitcoin

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The Bunny Ranch, a Nevada-based legal establishment that is among the most popular brothels in the world, is considering accepting bitcoin payments according to owner Dennis Hof. Hof, who own seven brothels in Nevada, said he is exploring bitcoin in response to requests from his customers, who ...

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Bitmain Considers Expanding Bitcoin Mining Into Quebec, Canada

Bitmain Considers Expanding Bitcoin Mining Into Quebec, Canada According to a report by Reuters, Chinese mining giant Bitmain Technologies is looking to expand its bitcoin mining operations into Quebec, Canada as the company seeks alternatives amid expectations of a possible crackdown by the Chinese government on anonymous trading of cryptocurrencies. China is currently home to approximately 70% of the bitcoin ...

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Ukraine Will Regulate Bitcoin, Considers Issuing State Cryptocurrency

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Ukrainian authorities have formed a working group comprised of major government watchdogs, authorities and the central bank to introduce ‘comprehensive regulation’ of the cryptocurrency sector. A statement released by Ukraine’s security council yesterday reveals a prolonged discussion on the advent of cryptocurrencies in Ukraine during a meeting ...

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Bank of England Considers Digital Currency, Underscoring Cryptocurrency’s New Popularity

The Bank of England may be considering the creation of a digital currency, indicating a mainstream moment for blockchain technology. According to a recent release, the Bank of England is considering implementing a digital currency in a similar vein to popular cryptocurrencies. Similar to Dash, this will be targeted at general use by businesses and consumers, rather than simply to ...

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