The French minister of the economy has announced the creation of a working group to develop cryptocurrency regulations.
The Swiss government has launched a new initiative to cement its regulatory framework surrounding blockchain startups and ICOs.
Bitcoin should be regulated and even taxed, according to a European Central Bank (ECB) governing council member.
A research unit at the Bank of England is reportedly investigating the introduction of a cryptocurrency linked to the British pound.
The government of Belarus has passed new statutes aimed in part at encouraging the development of companies around cryptocurrency and blockchain.
A group of university economists believe bitcoin is no threat to the financial stability, though regulatory oversight needs to be increased.
The director of Denmark's central bank has given a warning on bitcoin, describing it as "dangerous" and unregulated.
The head of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority has warned that people stand to lose their funds if they invest in bitcoin.
The French government has given the official nod for trading unlisted securities using blockchain technology.
The governor of the Bank of France has warned on the risks of investing in bitcoin, calling the cryptocurrency "speculative."