Jamaica CB kicks off CBDC project

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South Korea starts effort to crack down on illicit crypto use. International cooperation is sought

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Swiss governmental supported Green Fintech Network proposes 16 actions that honor DLT & Digital

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Sweden CB sums up first pilot CBDC experience, noting scalability and privacy challenges

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Japan to adopt the FATF travel rule across the crypto industry and throughout the nation

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Russia to issue CBSC prototype in Autumn; CB intentioned to limit the use of stablecoins

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Thailand’s CB to test retail CBDC in 2Q22; afraid that stablecoins may weaken monetary sovereignty

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Thailand’s SEC to include knowledge criteria in the cryptocurrencies trading guideline

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Abkhazia set to criminalise mining

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Canadian securities regulators set to tailor existing regulation to crypto, following ETF approvals

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The Eastern Caribbean CB launched its CBDC

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The BIS sees advantages of CBDCs, both at retail and wholesale payments levels

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ECB reiterates 2025 as the year of launch of the digital Euro

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Top US and EU regulators (Joint FRF) have discussed CBDCs and Stablecoins

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UK finance minister explains its focus on stablecoins: Mitigate the risk of private monopolies

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UK issues guidance on cryptocurrencies taxation, including staking activities

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Indonesia to establish a state-backed crypto exchange

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Japan’s CB creates a committee to liaise with the private sector to support its CBDC testing plans

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South Korea CB believes CBDCs will reduce demand for bitcoin due to their stability

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Japan’s CB accelerates its CBDC testing program

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Hong Kong regulator shall explore a general purpose CBDC (wholesale and reatail)

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China CB thinks CBDCs should be granted interoperability for information sharing and monitoring

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BIS believes that cryptocurrencies should face more regulation

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UK FCA warns young investors about the risk of investing in crypto

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US FED sees bitcoin as a substitute for gold

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US SEC commissioner hopes agency moves focus from illicit crypto use to its prospective value

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Thailand CB consults on stablecoins guidance that highlights bath-backed stablecoins

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US FED sees CBDC being leveraged alongside traditional payment methods in a flexible way

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Dubai allows crypto businesses to set up in free after screening with the SCA

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FATF consults on updates to the guidance on the risk-based approach to VA and VASP

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Swiss FINMA stop Bitcoin Suisse licensing process on AML weaknesses

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Australia allocated over USD 5m to study how blockchain can be used to reduce compliance costs

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ESMA’s risk report notes the threat posed by highly priced cryptos, while CBDC sentiment is positive

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Belarus determined to supervise local crypto firms in line with pan-European rules

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Japan will begin experimenting CBDC later this year

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Turkey to introduce soon crypto regulation

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China mentions blockchain for the first time in its national 5-year policy plan

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The US CFTC is investigating Binance to determine if it illegally facilitated trading for US residents

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Spain to create a new Financial Customer Ombudsman for crypto-related matters

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Russia plans starting piloting its CBDC in 2022

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Canada’s Toronto Stock Exchange lists now three bitcoin exchange-traded funds

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South Korea introduced new AML penalty standards for crypto exchanges failing to comply

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FATF encourages a risk-based supervision, including in the area of virtual assets

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Turkey is mulling a substantial policy response for digital currencies

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Vietnam’s Finance Minister sets up group to develop crypto regulation policies

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IOSCO to continue to contribute to the discussion on stablecoins in 2021

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US SEC announce focus areas for its digital assets regulatory activity

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South Korea mandates delisting of all privacy coins and implement suspicious transaction reporting

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Thailand SEC consults on cryptocurrency investor qualification rules

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FATF to consult on updated VA / VASP guidance (application to stablecoins, DeFi)

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New York bans Tether and Bitfinex from doing business with New Yorkers and imposes fine

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US SEC asks federal regulators to provide legal clarity to experiment DeFi

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The ECB demands veto power over private global stablecoins projects

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China and the UAE join HK and Thailand in the BIS-led multiple CBDC Bridge project

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US FED open to consider a digital dollar

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Israel’s Securities Authority approved a DLT-based digital securities exchange

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South Korea’s FSC proposes to strengthen its supervisory framework for virtual assets and VASPs

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Austrian authorities call for a pan-European Union crypto regulation to combat money laundering

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US Treasury stresses the importance to ensure cryptocurrencies are not used for illicit purposes

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US SEC concerned that new btc adopters may lack the required understanding

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Sweden extends digital krona project until 2022

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Spain’s government says cryptoindustry lacks a standardized regulatory framework

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The CB of Malaysia recorded 40 applications for a digital banking license. Granting expected in 2022

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UK FCA opened 52 investigations into cryptocurrency businesses during 2020

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Thailand’s SEC consults on rules for retail investors opening new crypto trading accounts

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US SEC says Ripple lawsuit unlikely to be settled any time soon

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US city Miami to allow tax payments in bitcoin and considers paying employees through bitcoin

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Canada (OSC) approves first bitcoin ETF in North America, issued by Accelerate Financial Technologies

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Kyrgyzstan plans to regulate crypto exchanges and crypto mining activities

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Australia ready to approve bitcoin ETF as long as appropriate rules are in place on the trading venue

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US State of Iowa provides legal certainty to smart contracts

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The ECB may put an upper limit on holdings of its digital euro (to be launched not before 2025)

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The ECB holds it as highly unlikely that CBs will hold bitcoins anytime soon

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French AMC proposes to endorse ESMA with supervisory powers in the EU over cryptoassets related services

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South Korea’s CB urges to distinguish legally sharply between CBDC (legal currency) and cryptoassets

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Nigeria CB reminds citizens that dealing with cryptocurrencies is prohibited

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Thailand’s SEC consults on rules for digital asset wallet service providers

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India seeks to create a CBDC, prohibit all private cryptocurrencies, promote blockchain / DLT

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OECD released report on regulatory approaches to the tokenization of assets

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BIS CBDC survey shows steady progress towards implementation

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Digital currencies are high on the WEF 2021 program. Likely focus on CBDC and Stablecoins

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BIS Innovation Hub to focus on 6 topics going forward, including CBDC, tokenization, open finance

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US Nebraska proposes crypto friendly legislation

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US President put a freeze on the proposed FinCEN private crypto wallet rules

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US Treasury points to illicit use of BTC; evidence shows USD is the currency of choice for illicit activities

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FSB to issue a report on regulatory and supervisory approaches with respect to stablecoins in 2021

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Dubai poised to improve and expand its digital assets regulatory framework as part of 2021-22 plan

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France CB completes for the first time a transaction using a wholesale CBDC

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ECB to consider starting a digital Euro project during 2021

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US FinCEN reopens comment period for controversial crypto transactions reporting rule

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ECB President wishes global regulation for bitcoin to work properly

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New Zealand’s FMA issued warnings against cryptocurrencies & exchanges

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UK FCA warns about risks of investing in cryptocurrency products

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UK FCA consults on authorization regime for stablecoin issuers

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Israel classifies utility tokens as securities

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Colombia allows companies to buy cryptocurrencies to inject capital

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Kyrgystan poised to introduce cryptoexchange regulation

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US IRS committed to implement cryptoassets taxation

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US FinCEN to propose to include cryptocurrencies in the Bank Secrecy Act-related reporting duties

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India mulls 18% goods & services tax on bitcoin transactions

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