Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital is the latest Bitcoin exchange-traded fund applicant in the United States.
Led by people in various positions of power, governments create and enforce different laws and guidelines. Governments across the world vary significantly in terms of approach, procedures, laws, etc. Government news today often becomes public online — different in form from the newsstands of yesterday.
Government cryptocurrency overwatch has increased over the years since Bitcoin’s launch in 2009. The U.S. government, in particular, has enforced a number of regulations in the crypto industry. Other governments have also taken various steps toward regulating the digital asset space. Additionally, talk of government-backed cryptocurrency, called central bank digital currency, or CBDC, has surfaced among government world news.
Cryptocurrency is taking off in India despite regulatory fears, which many are now dismissing as nothing but FUD.6372
Consulting firms, such as PwC Russia, said that Russians have been increasingly reporting their income from cryptocurrency operations.6066
According to Russian crypto advocates, the existing laws “do not meet the needs” of the cryptocurrency market.2873
Tech Mahindra wants to provide U.S. banks with a stablecoin solution after the OCC authorized federally chartered banks to use stablecoins for settlement in January.11540
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has issued a warning to crypto investors after the state’s prime minister was unwittingly caught up in a fake token scam.12130
The first phase of Japan’s CBDC pilots will have been completed by March 2022, the central bank states.12738
Bitcoin has likely become too interwoven into the world for a ban to be plausible, says the Gemini CEO.36656
Michael Mosier will replace Kenneth Blanco as the U.S. government agency’s acting director.11109
A new system that functions primarily at the social layer will soon be managing Yearn's grant program9238
British regulators have identified the stablecoin market as their primary assignment amid efforts to create a legal framework for virtual currencies in the country.7200
The digital ruble will become an integral part of national settlements by 2023 or 2024, Anatoly Aksakov of the Russian State Duma predicted.6152
Following cybersecurity assessments, commercial institutions are being cleared to issue the world's first CBDC: the Bahamas' Sand Dollar.5064
Former OCC acting comptroller Brian Brooks claimed that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin “actually are backed by something.”16936
Digital RMB testing for cross border payments and electric vehicles continues, sentiment takes a dive and blockchain events return to meatspace.13776