Browsing the "OECD" Tag

OECD: ICOs Have Financing Benefits But Aren’t a Mainstream Option

| Nikhilesh De

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development thinks ICOs may be a beneficial fundraising tool, but not yet for "mainstream" firms.

OECD Event to Examine the Potential Impact of Blockchain

| Anna Baydakova

The intergovernmental economic organization plans to host an international conference on blockchain in September, its first ever.

Don’t Forget the ‘Other’ Cryptocurrency Tax

| David Deputy and George Salis

If cryptocurrency gains acceptance as a means of exchange, it’s sure to raise the ire of governments hungry for revenue from sales taxes.

A G20 Crypto Policy? Let’s Hope It’s a Pipe Dream

| Marc Hochstein

The world's economic leaders are seeking a globally coordinated policy on cryptocurrencies. This could take a while. But that may be just as well.

OECD to G20: Crypto Tax Policies Need Global Clarity

| Wolfie Zhao

The global economic organization has called for agreement on new frameworks for the taxation of emerging technologies such as cryptocurrency.

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Why the OECD Needs to do its Homework on Bitcoin

| Jon Matonis

A recently published working paper grossly misunderstood the economic nature of bitcoin, says the Bitcoin Foundation's Jon Matonis.

OECD Paper: Policymakers Should Explore Cryptocurrency Technologies

| Joon Ian Wong

The OECD's new working paper draws largely positive conclusions about the technology behind bitcoin.