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Bahrain’s Policy and Regulatory Strategy on FinTech

Back in December 2016, the Central Bank of Bahrain heard from Dr. Chris Chan, Associate Dean of Ivey Business School, that the arrival of...

Brief Outlines of Singapore’s Policy Development in DLT and Blockchain Space

  This brief outlines Singapore's policy development on Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) /Blockchain. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) had adopted very pragmatic approach to...

Singapore’s MAS Guide to Digital Token Offering

On 1 August 2017, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a guide to digital token offerings that clarified its treatment of digital tokens....

An Analysis of Malta’s Three pronged Legislative Approach to Cryptocurrencies

In March 2014, the Maltese government published a strategy titled Malta Digital Strategy in which the government outlined its ambitious plan to transform Malta...

A Brief Look at Malta’s VFA Act 2018

  The Virtual Financial Assets Act , 2018 (VFAA Bill) was tabled in parliament on Tuesday, 24 April 2018 by Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services,...

Canada: Designation of DLT based Businesses as Money Service Business for purpose of AML/CTF...

The Canada’s intention to update its AML/CTF regime can be traced back to February 11th, 2014, when the government issued the Economic Action Plan...

Summary of the SEC Actions Following the DAO Report

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was established in 1934 by the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 with the express mission to protect investors,...

Bank of England and FCA Offer Submission to Treasury’s Crypto Inquiry

On 22 May 2018, the Financial conduct Authority (FCA) and the Bank of England (BoE) submitted their written positions on cryptocurrencies to HM Treasury’s...

Thailand’s Royal Decree to Regulate Cryptos

The "Decree on the Digital Asset Business 2018" (Decree), came into force on 14th May 2018. The royal decree which composes of 100 sections, defines...

Unregistered Sale of Alleged XRP Securities Filed in Califonia

Unregistered Sale of Alleged XRP Securities On May 3, 2018, class action was filed against Ripple Labs, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary XRP II, LLC,...