Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has announced the petro will become an official unit of account, with salaries and prices anchored to the oil-backed national cryptocurrency.
An influx of government funds intended to nurture blockchain and crypto technology may help in the creation of a South Korean crypto and blockchain hub.
After recent drops in the price of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, the government’s central bank felt the need to remind citizens of the risks of trading, both financial and legal.
A new leader of the agency charged with enforcing the state’s securities laws has been chosen, and she seems cautious of cryptocurrency.
The center is reportedly the first of its kind to be established within a Turkish university.
A recent study from the European Union Blockchain Observatory and Forum outlines the organization’s findings regarding blockchain technology in Europe.
The New York firm recently revealed its plans to develop a green mining center in Morocco.
The Dubai International Financial Centre Courts have created a taskforce to investigate the use of blockchain to improve the country’s court system as part of the Smart Dubai initiative.
The Catalan government announced its intention to create a blockchain technology plan aimed at improving government services.
A definitive word may come from the G20 summit in October.