Following a decision to recognize mining as an industry, the Islamic Republic of Iran is about to legalize the import of mining equipment. Also in The Daily, an executive at a leading Spanish bank insists cryptocurrencies are «perfect» and must be understood; trying to better understand the crypto space, Cyprus has set up a fintech innovation hub; and in Zimbabwe, the new finance minister is pushing the country’s central bank in a similar direction, calling on the RBZ to create a crypto unit..
Switzerland’s officials visit Israel to request access to local market for Swiss banks, share notes on blockchain and cryptocurrency regulations.
A Chinese Bitcoin enthusiast is currently filming her attempt to survive 21 days by living on nothing but bitcoin. A recent documentary shows her trying to retrieve food, housing, and necessities all through cryptocurrency transactions done on her phone.
The price of bitcoin closed the week three percent higher, around the $6,500 mark, as bulls managed to regain the upper hand to allow bitcoin to remain above its most recent $6,000 resistance. In the past seven days, blockchain media was filled with stories of regulators cracking down on fraudulent….
The Ukrainian parliament has introduced a bill outlining taxes on cryptocurrency‐related profits.
Cryptocurrency‐related lawsuits have officially reached its peak, tripling in 2018 According to a 2018 Securities Litigation Report released on September 11 by Lex Machina. The number of cases mentioning Bitcoin or blockchain has increased significantly from the previous years, which coincide with the rise and fall of bitcoin and other….
The initial coin offering (ICO) market is snowballing, with 537 ICOs and $13.7 billion in funds closing successfully in the first five months of 2018. According to Consultancy UK’s article published on September 17, 2018, the ICO market’s boom is a result of more explicit regulation in some jurisdictions, which….
New draft laws employing alternative approaches to regulating digital currencies have been introduced in Ukraine and Russia.
Long known for being a holiday hotspot in the Mediterranean, the island of Malta has been making headlines for a different set of reasons recently, and opinions are split firmly down the middle over this matter.
With prices falling and the assets straddling the lines between new technology and traditional finance, 2018 has been a difficult year for the crypto market. Business Insider spoke with senior staff from two of the most significant Australian crypto exchanges and with the corporate regulator ASIC on September 13, 2018,….