Tag: legislation

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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