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US Government Seizes Lambo and Crypto Millions from Dead Dark Web Kingpin

| Ada Hui

The U.S. Department of Justice has won the right to confiscate money and items Alexandre Cazes enjoyed from his dark web e-commerce empire's riches.

Indian Central Bank Argues Cryptos ‘Not Valid’ as Currency in Court Battle

| Daniel Palmer

The Reserve Bank of India has argued at the Supreme Court that bitcoin cannot be recognized as either money or currency.

China’s Supreme Court Recognizes Blockchain Evidence as Legally Binding

| Wolfie Zhao

Blockchain can now be legally used to authenticate evidence in legal disputes in China, according to a ruling from the country's Supreme Court.

Circle Taps Former US Homeland Security Official as New Legal Chief

| Daniel Palmer

Crypto startup Circle has hired a former Department of Homeland Security general counsel as its new chief legal officer.

Chinese City Is Using Blockchain to Track Convicts on Parole

| Wolfie Zhao

Convicts on parole in the southern Chinese city of Zhongshan can now find themselves being tracked over a blockchain network.

Australia Poised to Create National Blockchain With IBM Tech

| Wolfie Zhao

An Australian federal agency is developing a blockchain that will allow businesses to carry out transactions based on smart legal contracts.

District Judge Forms Blockchain Law Study Group in South Korea

| Wolfie Zhao

A group of judges, lawmakers and industry experts in South Korea are forming a new law society to discuss legal issues surrounding blockchain.

As No-Deal Brexit Looms, UK Blockchain Startups Are Weighing Options

| Madeline Meng Shi

The U.K. is on the cusp of leaving the E.U., sparking concern for blockchain startups working within a government-run regulatory sandbox.

Ohio Becomes Latest US State to Legally Recognize Blockchain Data

| Wolfie Zhao

The U.S. state of Ohio has joined Arizona in legally recognizing data stored and transacted on blockchain.

Dubai Plans to ‘Disrupt’ Its Own Legal System with Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

Dubai is planning to develop what it calls a "Court of the Blockchain" as part of a wider push for smart government operations.