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Germany’s BaFin Visits National Bank of Georgia to Discuss Crypto Regulations

One of the largest financial supervisors in Europe met with the National Bank of Georgia (NBG) and other members of the finance sector to discuss cryptocurrency regulation, according to a post on the NBG’s site May 18. According to the post, a representative from Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) met with members of the NBG, the international financial institutions ...

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Coinbase Met with Regulators to Discuss Banking License – The Merkle

The cryptocurrency industry and the mainstream financial system haven’t been the best of friends over the years, but according to a Wall Street Journal report, Coinbase may be on its way to merging the two. The San Francisco-based crypto platform is reported to have held talks with banking industry regulators about a possible entrance into the mainstream financial services industry, a ...

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Russia and Iran Discuss Crypto Alliance

Crypto Alliance – Russia and Iran might start using digital currencies, like Bitcoin (BTC), to bypass international sanctions, Russian news source RBC reported yesterday. Both countries are exploring ways to replace the SWIFT interbank payment system and avoid the US dollar transactions said the head of Iranian Parliamentary Commission for Economic Affairs, Mohammad Reza Pourebrahimi. Pourebrahimi met with Dmitry Mezentsev, the Chair ...

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Iran and Russia Discuss Transacting in Crypto to Avoid International Sanctions

Iran and Russia could start using cryptocurrencies to avoid Western sanctions, Russian news portal RBC reported yesterday, May 17. Mohammad Reza Pourebrahimi, the head of the Iranian Parliamentary Commission for Economic Affairs, referred to cryptocurrencies as a promising way for both countries to avoid US dollar transactions, as well as a possible replacement of the SWIFT interbank payment system. At ...

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Ethereum ‘Stakeholders’ Meet To Discuss Governance, Without Vitalik Buterin’s Involvement

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has said he did not attend nor give “permission” for approval of a roadmap cementing “governance” this week. A group of entities had committed to aiding growth of the Ethereum ecosystem, summarizing their intentions in a statement May 9. The signees, all of which attended the EIP0 Summit earlier this month, identified a need to “help ...

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Portuguese Parliament to Discuss Cryptocurrency Payment Regulations

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Portugal’s parliament is set to discuss cryptocurrency payment regulations this week, with the goal of adopting a new legal framework for cryptocurrency payment services, while guaranteeing users’ safety using these services. According to local news outlet Jornal de Negócios, applicable sanctions and the issuance of digital ...

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Senate will discuss potentials and threats of digital currency

‘Beyond Silk Road: potential risks, threats, and promises of virtual currencies’ is the title of the forthcoming special hearing. Senators will debate approaches of new cryptocurrency and modern technologies. According to the plan of hearing, senators are going to listen to the economists, IT specialists and experts of encryption. Both experts from US law enforcement agencies and people representing bitcoin ...

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Ethereum Developer Opens EIP to Discuss ‘Bricking’ Ethash ASIC Miners

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. An Ethereum developer has opened an Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) to discuss whether the community should modify its Ethash mining algorithm to maintain ASIC resistance. EIP 958, posted on GitHub by Ethereum core developer Piper Merriam, formally proposes that improved ASIC resistance be implemented into the ...

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G20 Summit | Japan Wants to Discuss Crypto Money Laundering

Japan is the latest country to call for a discussion on cryptocurrency at the forthcoming G20 summit. More specifically, Japan is looking to spark a discussion on crypto money laundering. The meeting is to take place next week in Argentina, and over the course of the last month, we have seen a number of countries come forward and state what ...

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New York Lawmakers to Discuss Impact of Blockchain on Government

A member of the New York State Assembly submitted a bill to the Committee on Governmental Operations on February 2 that calls for the formation of a task force to assess how blockchain technology and cryptocurrency can impact on the way governments operate. Clyde Vanel, the submitter of the bill, is interested in the way that a government-issued digital currency ...

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