Russian President Vladimir Putin is sounding the alarm over cryptocurrencies.
On September 27 this year, in the Plenary Sessions small hall of the Federation Council, experts held a closed meeting of the Federation Council Committee on economic policy with agenda on modern trends in the digital transformation of financial systems, with emphasis on digital money for Russia’s digital economy.
FSA has declared first cryptocurrency exchanges that are now allowed to operate in the country under the recently adopted regulations.
Rainer Michael Preiss shares his opinion about bitcoin, which has been in the center of attention attracting a lot of criticism lately.
OkCoin and Huobi are to stop all trading services for local customers till the end of October putting an end to crypto exchange markets in any form in China.
The Swiss municipality of Chiasso will accept tax payments in bitcoin starting from the beginning of 2018 in an attempt to make Switzerland a global hub for financial technologies and cryptocurrency start-ups and a world leader in bitcoin adoption.
If passed, the bill would provide tax exemption for small payments in digital currency, thus incentivizing people to use cryptocurrency for day-to-day purchases.
Chinese authorities are reportedly going to impose further restrictions on bitcoin and other digital currencies, following a recent ban on initial coin offerings.
Following a crackdown on bitcoin exchanges earlier this year, Chinese lawmakers are now considering suspending all virtual currency offerings in the country.
A software tool helps the IRS identify people who hide their wealth, making some bitcoin owners uneasy as they lose their anonymity.
Two representatives of the main political parties in Australia urge the government to embrace the digital currency and its underpinning technology blockchain.
Tim Draper calls the SEC decision preemptory and too far-reaching and says regulation for the sale of coins to investors needs to be light.