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.
Rhode Island lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill to exempt blockchain tokens with a "consumptive purpose" from securities laws.
The Chamber of Digital Commerce has called for the U.S. government to implement a national strategy for blockchain technology.
The U.S. state of Wyoming has passed several bills aimed to make the state a top destination for cryptocurrency and blockchain businesses.
The German government is soliciting industry feedback ahead of developing a blockchain strategy by summer, according to Reuters.
Securities issued on blockchains in Luxembourg now have the same legal status as traditional securities, after the passing of a new bill.