Russia may have a finalized cryptocurrency trading bill by the end of the summer, according to a senior lawmaker.
Israeli regulators are studying whether to apply the country's existing securities laws to the initial coin offering (ICO) model.
Reports from China suggest regulators may be close to taking action against entrepreneurs seeking to launch domestic token sales.
Vietnam's prime minister has approved a plan that could see the country formally recognize bitcoin as a form of payment, reports say.
Chinese conglomerate Fosun Group has invested in Shanghai blockchain startup Onchain.
The central bank of the Philippines has granted licenses to two local bitcoin exchanges, according to local reports.
New details have emerged about Australia's cryptocurrency exchange bill.
Australia is moving to introduce a new bill that would extend the country's anti-money laundering laws to cover domestic cryptocurrency exchanges.
Two Australian lawmakers have formed a parliamentary group to push government to better accommodate cryptocurrency and blockchain.
Efforts to regulate the use of cryptocurrencies in South Korea are moving forward with a proposed series of legislative amendments.