Germany's cabinet has passed a national strategy for exploring blockchain tech, while limiting the threat of stablecoins like Facebook's Libra.
Blockchain payments tech provider Ripple has hired a former political adviser to assist its advocacy efforts with lawmakers in Washington, D.C.
Iran's government has introduced a bill that lifts the illegal status of cryptocurrencies and authorizes mining as an official industry.
"Big Sky Country" has gone crypto friendly, with new legislation exempting utility tokens from securities laws.
The Securities Commission of the Bahamas is pushing for a new token framework to draw blockchain businesses to the island nation.
Japan is lowering the limits for cryptocurrency margin trading from next year, and will also mandate registration of platforms offering the service.
Lawmakers in the U.S. state of Colorado are eyeing a role for blockchain technology in the agricultural industry.
Republican leader Kevin McCarthy has called for an exploration to see if blockchain can make the U.S. government more efficient and transparent.
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.
Lawmakers in Colorado want the state to study the potential of blockchain technology in water rights management.