Browsing the "Legislation" Tag

Japan to Tighten Rules on Cryptocurrency Margin Trading

| Yogita Khatri

Japan is lowering the limits for cryptocurrency margin trading from next year, and will also mandate registration of platforms offering the service.

Colorado Lawmakers Seek Exploration of Blockchain Use in Agriculture

| Yogita Khatri

Lawmakers in the U.S. state of Colorado are eyeing a role for blockchain technology in the agricultural industry.

Republican Leader McCarthy Proposes Blockchain Transparency in Government

| Yogita Khatri

Republican leader Kevin McCarthy has called for an exploration to see if blockchain can make the U.S. government more efficient and transparent.

Connecticut Lawmakers Seek to Legalize Blockchain Smart Contracts

| Yogita Khatri

The Commerce Committee of the U.S. state of Connecticut has filed a new bill that would authorize the commercial use of blockchain smart contracts.

Colorado Lawmakers Eye Blockchain Tech for Water Rights Management

| Yogita Khatri

Lawmakers in Colorado want the state to study the potential of blockchain technology in water rights management.

US State Moves to Exempt Some Blockchain Tokens from Securities Rules

| Yogita Khatri

Rhode Island lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill to exempt blockchain tokens with a "consumptive purpose" from securities laws.

US Advocacy Group Calls for National Action Plan on Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

The Chamber of Digital Commerce has called for the U.S. government to implement a national strategy for blockchain technology.

Wyoming Lawmakers Pass Three Bills in Boost for State’s Crypto Industry

| Yogita Khatri and Christine Kim

The U.S. state of Wyoming has passed several bills aimed to make the state a top destination for cryptocurrency and blockchain businesses.

Germany Seeking Industry Feedback for National Blockchain Strategy

| Yogita Khatri

The German government is soliciting industry feedback ahead of developing a blockchain strategy by summer, according to Reuters.

Luxembourg Passes Bill to Give Blockchain Securities Legal Status

| Daniel Palmer

Securities issued on blockchains in Luxembourg now have the same legal status as traditional securities, after the passing of a new bill.