The deputy chair of Russia’s central bank has reportedly told banking representatives that they should prepare for the spread of blockchain tech.
The Financial Stability Board, a group of central bank governors and financial regulators, has begun working on blockchain technology issues.
An advisor to Russian president Vladimir Putin has reportedly spoken out against bitcoin.
The Commonwealth has released a new report that calls on its 53 member countries to speak out on the legality of digital currencies.
The European Commission has said that it plans to tighten reporting standards for digital currency exchanges in the region.
A draft bill that would ban “money surrogates” was submitted to the Russian Parliament last month. But what might it mean for digital currencies?…
A European Parliament committee held a public hearing into virtual currencies this week.
A group of Wyoming legislators has introduced a bill that would ease a regulatory burden on money transmitters in the state that work with bitcoin.
A legislative effort that would have allowed New Hampshire residents to pay their tax bills using bitcoin has been defeated.
The IMF has released a paper looking at the benefits of virtual currencies and recommending balanced regulation that would not stifle innovation.