Global money-laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force, has said it will draw up rules for cryptocurrency regulation by next summer.
Japan's Tax Commission is planning to introduce a new system to make it easier for crypto traders and investors to calculate their profits.
Smart contract coders could be held liable for providing predictive "event contracts" on a blockchain, a CFTC commissioner has said.
Plattsburgh, New York, is considering stricter requirement for commercial cryptocurrency mining farms operating in the city.
North Dakota's securities watchdog is again taking action against ICO projects it alleges are operating illegally in the state.
Blockchain.info has hired former Noble Bank chief compliance officer Ben Melnicki as its new global regulatory counsel.
The South Korean government will decide in November whether it will again permit initial coin offerings in the country.
Bitcoin futures firm 1Broker, which had its website seized after being charged with violating a number of U.S. federal laws, will reopen withdrawals.
A new report by the Financial Stability Board found that crypto assets pose no threat to financial stability at present, but should be monitored.
A Coinbase executive has said that the crypto exchange's licensing application in Japan is ongoing and will "certainly" be completed in 2019.