Tag: legislation

Sep 24 2021

Making Panama Compatible With Bitcoin

A Panamanian legislator and entrepreneur discuss the country's efforts to legalize bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Sep 10 2021

[Updated] Inside Ukraine's Bitcoin Bill

The Ukrainian Parliament passed a law that legalized and regulated bitcoin in the country, providing official clarity on the asset which was not previously clear.On September 8th, 2021, the Ukrainian Parliament passed a law that legalized and regulated bitcoin in the country. The bill drafted in 2020 passed with a total of 276 lawmakers...

Sep 08 2021

Ukraine Has Legalized Bitcoin

The Ukrainian Parliament passed a law that legalizes and regulates bitcoin in the country, providing official clarity on the asset which was not previously clear.Today, the Ukrainian Parliament passed a law that legalizes and regulates bitcoin in the country. The bill drafted in 2020 passed with a total of 276 lawmakers supporting the law,...

Aug 18 2021

Crypto Exchanges Distancing From South Korea Ahead of Stricter Regulations

South Korea is known to host significant crypto trading activity. South Koreans were among the major players during the 2017 crypto boom. The country accounts for less than 1% of the world's population. But they were behind 30% of the crypto trading volume that year. This was according to estimates by fintech company Cindicator at the time. South Korea's Regulation On Crypto Industry...

Aug 09 2021

Ted Cruz Says Crypto “Got Screwed,” Here’s Why

Aug 09 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc btcusd crypto legislation

The crypto market has been rallying over the past week. However, the market seems to be uncorrelated with the events taking place in the political arena, as cryptocurrencies, developers, and almost any entity involved in a transaction with these asset classes could be affected by the infrastructure bill...

May 29 2021

Why The U.S. Treasury Wants Brokers To Provide More Information About Crypto Assets

May 29 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc btcusd eth ethereum

The United States Department of Treasury has published the “General Explanations of the Administration’s Fiscal Year” as President Joe Biden released his Budget for 2022. In...

May 24 2021

US Congressman Says That Congress Isn’t Prepared To Pass Crypto Legislation

May 24 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  legislation

U.S. Congressman Jim Himes says that Congress is not ready to pass cryptocurrency legislation anytime soon, citing a lack of deep understanding of cryptocurrencies among lawmakers. Congress Won't Pass Crypto Legislation Anytime Soon In an interview with...

Apr 02 2021

The FATF Is Loading The Gun

Continuously expanding surveillance on financial transactions has no place in Bitcoin.On paper, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) was created more than 30 years ago by G7 countries to fight organized criminal and narcotic financial flows. The intergovernmental organization describes itself as a “dynamic contributor to peace and security” and issues...

Mar 26 2021

Kentucky Governor Signs Bitcoin Mining Incentive Bill Into Law

A new law in Kentucky will provide tax exemptions to cryptocurrency mining operations and attract them to the state.The governor of Kentucky, Andy Beshear, has signed a bill meant to incentivize cryptocurrency miners to set up shop in the state into law. The new law “provides sales and use tax exemptions on the tangible personal property directly used...

Mar 03 2021

Kentucky Lawmakers Approve Bitcoin Miner Incentive Bill

Kentucky legislators have approved a bill that would offer tax incentives to bitcoin miners that set up shop in the state.An overwhelming majority of lawmakers in Kentucky has just approved a bill that seeks to make the state a very attractive option for bitcoin mining operations. The primary bill to receive approval,...

Feb 17 2021

Russia’s Crypto Tax Bill Passes First Reading at State Duma

The bill proposes to recognise cryptocurrency as property for purposes of taxation.

Feb 16 2021

Russia’s Lower House to Consider Bill on Crypto Taxation This Week

If passed the bill would amend tax laws to recognize digital currencies as a form of property.

Feb 12 2021

India Grants Crypto Holders Reprieve Ahead of Likely Ban: Report

The window of opportunity for investors to cash out to fiat is expected to be between three-to-six months.

Feb 11 2021

Iowa Introduces Bill to Level Playing Field for Blockchain and Smart Contracts

Feb 11 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  dlt iowa legislation news policy & regulation

The bill was introduced by Republican State Senator Mark Lofgren to bring blockchain tech on par with traditional contracts and recordkeeping.

Feb 10 2021

Rhode Island Lawmakers Hope to Boost State Economy With Blockchain-Friendly Legislation

A newly introduced blockchain bill aims to provide a "welcoming" environment for fintech companies in a bid to stimulate growth and jobs.

Jan 30 2021

India’s Proposed Ban of ‘Private’ Cryptos Has Many of the Nation’s Investors Nervous

The move is bound to make potential and current crypto investors outside the country uneasy as well.

Jan 21 2021

Nebraska Lawmaker Introduces Bills That Would Permit Banks to Custody Crypto

Jan 21 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  coinflash custody legislation nebraska news

Senator Mike Flood hopes to pass the bill in order to make Nebraska a financial technology hub and create new jobs.

Dec 11 2020

Women in Tech Say Proposed STABLE Act Harms Those It Claims to Protect

Women of color from the cryptocurrency industry are concerned the STABLE Act would make wealth disparities in the U.S. much worse.

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