Browsing the "Legislation" Tag

Germany Passes National Policy to Explore Blockchain But Limit Stablecoins

| Anna Baydakova

Germany's cabinet has passed a national strategy for exploring blockchain tech, while limiting the threat of stablecoins like Facebook's Libra.

Ripple Hires Legal Expert Behind Token Taxonomy Act

| Daniel Palmer

Blockchain payments tech provider Ripple has hired a former political adviser to assist its advocacy efforts with lawmakers in Washington, D.C.

Iran’s Cabinet Ratifies Bill Recognizing Cryptocurrencies and Mining

| Daniel Palmer

Iran's government has introduced a bill that lifts the illegal status of cryptocurrencies and authorizes mining as an official industry.

Montana Passes Bill to Exempt Utility Tokens From Securities Laws

| Daniel Palmer

"Big Sky Country" has gone crypto friendly, with new legislation exempting utility tokens from securities laws.

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Bahamas Securities Regulator Proposes Rules for Token Sales

| Anna Baydakova

The Securities Commission of the Bahamas is pushing for a new token framework to draw blockchain businesses to the island nation.

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.