In exchange for regulatory approval, crypto firms can opt to abide by capital, tax, and consumer protection requirements.
“The issuance of a currency does not belong in the hands of a private company," according to Germany's finance minister.
A former Thai official is calling for brining proper regulation on all cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings in the country.
Japan's financial regulator is reportedly mulling the creation of a regulatory framework for firms raising funds through initial coin offerings.
The India government doubled down its skepticism over cryptocurrencies, calling them like "Ponzi Schemes."
Benjamin Lawsky, the former regulator behind New York's BitLicense, warned that recent ICO excesses could bring a hammer down on the entire industry.
J. Christopher Giancarlo, CFTC chair, has called on government agencies to embrace blockchain, saying it's in the national interest to do so.
The Chamber of Digital Commerce will present data to the US Treasury on banking problems faced by digital currency startups at a meeting next week.
Mercator Advisory Group has published a research note on global bitcoin regulation, its first on the subject.
Two research fellows from George Mason University have suggested changes be made to the current BitLicense proposal.