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Bank of Thailand Governor Heralds Blockchain's Coming Impact
The Bank of Thailand has issued new remarks that highlight its evolving thinking on blockchain and distributed ledgers.
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Financial Firms Offer Diverse Blockchain Views in European Commission Response
With a public comment period over, financial firms are beginning to publish remarks submitted to the European Commission on DLT.
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Russia's National Payment Card Provider: Blockchain Isn't for Us
New statements by Russia's top card issuer suggests the domestic financial industry is still warming slowly to blockchain.
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UK Financial Regulator Calls for Caution on Cryptocurrency Investing
An official at the UK's Financial Conduct Authority has issued cautionary comments amid a wave of new investment in the cryptocurrency market.
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Nevada Senator: We Want to Be 'Home Base' for Blockchain Startups
A new law in Nevada is paving the way for the US state's broad bid to attract new blockchain startups.
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Banking and Blockchain: Why We Need an AML/KYC Safe Harbor
Compliance rules may be boosting blockchain innovation, but legal uncertainty is excluding some developing nations from the global banking system.
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Initial Coin Offerings: Where the SEC Might Stand
Should purveyors of ICOs fear the long arm of US law? Legal experts cite a recent case that suggests the answer may be yes.
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Florida Firm Triggers SEC Suspension with Cryptocurrency Claims
A publicly traded Florida firm has attracted scrutiny from the SEC over its cryptocurrency launch claims.
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Bitcoin Exchange Gemini Leverages Banking Charter in Washington State Launch
Bitcoin exchange Gemini took an unusual path to extending its services to Washington state customers this week.
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Australian Politician Calls for Bitcoin Scrutiny in Fight Against Terrorism
A major Australian politician has called for increased scrutiny on bitcoin transactions as a means of combatting terrorism.
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