The Bank of Canada says it's “keeping a close eye” on risks posed by new forms of electronic money.
A conference in Singapore last week explored bitcoin's status as a currency and digital currencies' role in mainstream finance.
The deputy governor of New Zealand's central bank has spoken positively of digital currencies like bitcoin.
Russia’s Ministry of Finance has reduced proposed fines for individual and institutional bitcoin users.
A conference dedicated to digital currencies will be held to coincide with the G20 Leaders' Summit in Brisbane.
A recent conference in France made it clear that the country's regulators are more skeptical than optimistic about bitcoin.
CFTC commissioner Mark Wetjen has spoken out in favour of flexible bitcoin regulation in the derivatives space and beyond.
The UK Treasury is to examine digital currencies to better understand the risks and benefits offered by the technology.
New York's BitLicense proposal will not cover non-financial blockchain technology projects, according to NYDFS superintendent Benjamin Lawsky.
NYDFS is considering an on-ramp for bitcoin startups to allow a more flexible regulatory framework.