Monthly Archives: July 2018

Florida CFO Advocates Creation of State “Cryptocurrency Chief”

The Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Jimmy Patronis, has issued a statement calling for Florida’s government to create the post of “cryptocurrency chief” to provide greater oversight to the state’s emerging digital currency sector. Also Read: Presidential Decree Sets the Stage for Legalizing Cryptocurrencies in Uzbekistan Florida CFO Advocates Creation of Government Post Overseeing Crypto Jimmy Patronis Jimmy Patronis has issued a statement urging Florida’s lawmakers to create a new governmental post tasked with overseeing the state’s cryptocurrency industry. The “Cryptocurrency Oversight Initiative” has received support from Florida […]

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Malta Passes Blockchain Bills Into Law, ‘Confirming Malta as the Blockchain Island’

The Parliament of Malta has passed three bills into law that establish a regulatory framework for the blockchain sector in the country. The Parliament of Malta has passed three bills into law that establish a regulatory framework for blockchain technology, local news outlet Malta Today reported July 4. The bills include the Malta Digital Innovation Authority Act, the Innovative Technological Arrangement and Services Act, and the Virtual Financial Asset Act. Silvio Schembri, Junior Minister for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation within the Office of the Prime […]

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Japanese Regulator Responds to Reports of Overhauling Crypto Regulation

Japan’s top financial regulator has responded to media reports that it is considering overhauling the way cryptocurrency is regulated in the country. The authority has been under fire for the inadequacy of its crypto exchange registration process after it issued business improvement orders to a number of exchanges it previously approved. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space FSA Reportedly Considering New Crypto Law On Tuesday, June 3, the Sankei Shimbun reported that Japan’s top financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), is considering overhauling […]

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President of Uzbekistan Signs Decree on Blockchain Integration, Tax Exclusions for Crypto

The Uzbek president has signed a decree on the development and integration of blockchain into governmental agencies in order to modernize the state administration system. The President of Uzbekistan has signed a decree on the development and integration of blockchain technology, cryptoassets, and crypto mining with the goal of modernizing the state administration system and advancing digital economics in the country. President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree “On measures for digital economics development in the Republic of Uzbekistan” on July 3. The document describes blockchain, artificial intelligence […]

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Presidential Decree Sets the Stage for Legalizing Cryptocurrencies in Uzbekistan

The executive power in Uzbekistan has advanced towards legalizing cryptocurrencies and implementing blockchain technology in both government and economy. A new decree signed by President Mirziyoyev mandates licensing for trading and other activities related to the circulation of digital coins. The document also calls for regulating crypto mining and smart contracts. Also read: No License Needed to Mine Cryptocurrencies in Ukraine Preparing the Legal Ground for Crypto Activities Following in the footsteps of Belarus, Uzbekistan – another former Soviet republic – has taken steps to legalize its […]

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