US Gov Funded Report: Non-State Groups Might Use Cryptocurrency to Protect Own Cyber...

A report by RAND Corporation examines the capability of non-state actors, such as terrorist and insurgent groups, to increase their political and economic power through launching a digital currency. The report, titled "National Security...

Third Key proposing to Save the DAO from itself

Third Key proposing to Save the DAO from itself Source: Daolegal

Clarification of tax position for mining – Sweden

Disclaimer: Before applying these rules to your own circumstances or act upon the information contained here, please seek information from your accountant, tax advisor, legal representative or the Swedish Tax Authority. The Swedish Tax Authority...

Blockchain Regulation – An Overview

Blockchain Regulation – An Overview Source: Diacle

The Israeli Tax Authority has put forward a draft tax guideline on how to...

The Israeli Tax Authority has put forward a draft tax guideline on how to treat Bitcoin. The announcement on the 11 January 2017 in their official publication sets out these proposed guidelines. The official...

Regulatory Update – SEC fines Sand Hill and ECJ Proceedings on VAT for BTC

  In this week's update we discuss: - SEC fines Sand Hill exchange over breaches of the Dodd-Frank Act (see article here) - ECJ proceedings on the application of VAT on Bitcoin start (see article here) For more...

The Government of South Korea has announced a 5 trillion won ($4.4 billion) investment...

On August 13, the Ministry of Economy and Finance released information on Korea’s ‘Growth through Innovation’ investment plan for 2019. The plan involves focusing on 8 sectors including; future cars, drone services, new energies,...

ESMA Call for information

  The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is currently accepting responses for information regarding several aspects of decentralised digital currencies until the 21st July. ESMA is looking into aspects such as : Investment products (e.g....

Are you trading a digital currency derivative? UK

Financial Markets Act 2000 (FSMA) is the main legislation regulating the financial services industry. This may affect you if you are trading digital currency derivatives in the UK. Core prohibition under s.19 FSMA: "(1)No person may...