Browsing the "Licensing" Tag

Pakistan Introducing Regulations, Licensing Scheme for Crypto Firms

| Yogita Khatri

The government of Pakistan is putting in place regulations that will see digital currency firms licensed to combat illicit uses of the technology.

E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Wins License for New Crypto Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

Japan's Financial Service Agency has licensed a cryptocurrency exchange being rebranded and relaunched by internet giant Rakuten.

Pennsylvania Clarifies That Crypto Exchanges Are Not Money Transmitters

| Yogita Khatri

Pennsylvania's government has clarified that crypto exchanges and providers do not require a money transmission license to operate.

Dutch Financial Authorities Plan Licensing Scheme for Crypto Exchanges

| Yogita Khatri

Financial authorities in the Netherlands plan a licensing scheme for crypto exchanges and wallet providers to lower the risk of financial crimes.

Accenture Puts Software License Management on a Blockchain Platform

| Yogita Khatri

Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with distributed ledger tech from Digital Asset.

Japan’s FSA Expands Crypto Team to Handle Exchange License Reviews

| Wolfie Zhao

Japan's financial regulator is recruiting more people next year to handle the growing interest among Japanese companies in a crypto exchange license.

Australian State Pilot Puts Driver’s Licenses on a Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

Australia's New South Wales government is turning to blockchain for a state-wide test of a driver license digitization program slated for November.

AP Inks Deal With Blockchain Media Startup Civil

| Nikhilesh De

The Associated Press is partnering with blockchain journalism startup Civil to license articles for different newsrooms.

The Kodak KashMiner’s Flashy Debut Ends In Failure

| Christine Kim

The much-publicized partnership that would have resulted in digital media brand Kodak's name appearing on a series of bitcoin miners is no more.

Keith Noreika

US Bank Regulator Opens Door to National License for Bitcoin Firms

| Michael del Castillo

The acting U.S. Comptroller of Currency made remarks at an event yesterday that supported new cryptocurrency licensing and regulation.