Iran’s Cabinet Ratifies Bill Recognizing Cryptocurrencies and Mining
Iran's government has introduced a bill that lifts the illegal status of cryptocurrencies and authorizes mining as an official industry.
A draft bill setting out how crypto-related income should be taxed in Ukraine would tax gains at 5 percent for the first five years if passed.
A new bill from Uzbekistan's Ministry of Energy would triple the price of power for miners, raising fears it could stifle the local mining industry.
A legal amendment to an act addressing the South Korean crypto industry would criminalize unregistered exchanges, but has loosened other requirements.
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.