A third investor in three months is suing Ripple on grounds that the XRP cryptocurrency is a security issued by the firms.
Romania has drafted an emergency ordinance to regulate cryptocurrency issuing.
India's central bank won a key victory in court this week.
Cryptocurrencies are "unlikely" to shake up the dominance of central banks and sovereign currencies, the EU's newest report says.
The continuing efforts by China's central bank to build a fully-featured digital currency product are revealed in its many patent filings.
The central banks of both Australia and New Zealand have said they do not plan to create their own digital currencies – at least for now.
Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair thinks the U.S. needs to create an entirely new regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies.
The U.S. government needs to develop reasonable regulations around the nascent cryptocurrency space, said OMB director Mick Mulvaney.
Banco Central do Brasil is building a blockchain platform to ensure the authenticity of data exchanged between financial authorities.
While the thought may disappoint cypherpunks, the first step of a transition toward a true "money of the people" will be implemented by central banks.