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Bitcoin and the Cambrian Event

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EBA’s Opinion on Proposal to Regulate Virtual Currency Exchanges/Wallets

The EBA have reviewed the EU Commission's proposal to regulate VC exchanges and wallets and have provided their Opinion on the matter. They have interpreted...

Easier to set up a Bank than a Virtual Currency Exchange? Impact of EBA’s...

On 11 August 2016, the EBA wrote an Opinion on the application of 4AMLD to VC exchanges and wallets. The EBA mentions that VC exchanges...

Australia – bitcoin to be subject to AML regime

In April 2016, the Attorney General's Department of the Australian Government issued a report on a review of the prevailing anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist...

Russia – Tax Status of Cryptocurrency Clarified

Russia is to treat bitcoin as foreign currency for tax purposes. Although digital currency is banned in Russia, amendments are being drafted to allow Russians...

Russia to allow Foreign Trading of Virtual Currency

The Russian Ministry of Finance is proposing to slightly amend its stance to ban virtual currencies. Bitcoin will still be banned in Russia as...

California to launch the first US Virtual Currency Sandbox

California feels, rather than licensing virtual currency businesses, it should enroll them in a program to help the state learn more about the technology. Last year...

Zimbabwe advocated need for caution in using bitcoin related services

According to a local technology journal, Joseph Mutepfa from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe at a Mobile Money conference advocated caution to citizens using bitcoin related...

Selling bitcoins is not regulated by State of Florida?

Previously we reported of the entrapment case of Michell Espinoza who was accused of operating an unlicensed MSB and money laundering for having sold bitcoin...

Darknet references may accelerate de-anonymisation trend

The criminal investigator of the shootings in Munich references the 'darknet' as the possible market where the David Sonboly, the perpetrator of the killings...