Vietnam establishes research group to stay abreast of new blockchain developments

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Retail CBDC is now the main ECB research focus

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Croatia introduces the first regulated passive bitcoin investment fund

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China believes digital Yuan will replace cash

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EU points to importance of asset management function to make global stablecoins viable

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UK FCA launches digital sandbox focused on developing solutions to the COVID19 outbreak

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South African regulators recommend how to regulate crypto assets and related service providers

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Portugal to create a sandbox zone to support its digital transition action plan

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Japan’s STO association published self-regulatory guidelines

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Holland CB ready to play a leading role in a pan-European CBCD experiment

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BIS anticipates COVID-19 will accelerate the digital transition beyond payments

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Blockchain association INATBA partners with EC to address challenges raised by COVID-19

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Facebook redesigned its Libra global stablecoin project and filed for license in Switzerland

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China to introduce a national blockchain platform to assist faster and cheaper deployments

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China committed to devise national blockchain and DLT standards

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FSB issued 10 consultative recommendations to advance global stablecoins regulation

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EU says AMLD5 framework is outdated compared to FATF standards and proposes amendments

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Singapore’s MAS set aside 70 USDm to support fintech firms amidst the global economic slump

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France ready to ban stablecoins if necessary

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FSB prioritises the enhancement of cross-border payments leveraging fintech innovation

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Malta’s flop: a blockchain framework, no licenses, departing crypto firms

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BIS speculates that digital payments and CBDCs will be boosted by the Covid-19

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FATF finds US largely compliant with Recommendation 15 (virtual currencies)

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FINMA carried out approx. 60 ICO investigations in 2019, opening enforcement against 3 of them

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Russia may introduce a regulatory sandbox for digital technologies and crypto industry

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US recommend creation of digital dollar as part of Corona stimulus bills

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IOSCO issues report analyzing regulatory issues arising from the use of global stablecoins

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Singapore recommends to trace previous transactions of tokens as far back as necessary (AML)

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Hawaii introduces regulatory sandbox for digital firms

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Russia may ban crypto issuance and circulation

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Zimbabwe introduces regulatory sandbox for cryptofirms

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New York State Department of Financial Services requires pandemic readiness plans from cryptofirms

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BoE releases CBDC discussion paper, weighting pros and cons - including on DLT as underlying tech

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US Congressman introduces a Crypto-Currency Act that distinguishes crypto- commodities, -currency and -securities

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South Korea introduces a framework for cryptocurrency and exchange regulation

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Japan’s FSA launched blockchain governance initiative to promote sustainable development

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EU to facilitate use of cryptoassets by SMEs, investors and intermediaries

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France (Court of Nanterre) recognizes legally bitcoin as legitimate form of currency

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India lifts the banking ban on the crypto industry

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German BaFin clarified cryptoregulation and the services subject to licensing requirements

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The BoE speculates that crypto stablecoins could materially weaken bank lending

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FATF releases guidance on digital ID

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French AMF recommends creating a EU sandbox to study security tokens

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Libra to be recasted as a multiple coins payment system

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BIS recognizes the payment system technological disruption and its key role in shaping policy response

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BIS releases research paper sketching out key technological design considerations for retail CBDC

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Australian Court agrees cryptos can be used as security for legal costs

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US SEC rejects the last outstanding BTC ETF proposal

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South Korea’s policy for 2020 focuses on promoting FinTech growth

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Malta’s MFSA reports that EU central depository rules prevent the rise of STOs

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G20 push FATF crypto standards implementation and reiterate conservative stance on stablecoins

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UK’s BoE worried that private companies could dominate the digital currency scene before CBs

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New Jersey (US) proposes bill requesting each virtual asset company to obtain license before operating

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Half of the projects in the Cyprus sandbox are DLT-based

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FATF prioritises virtual assets ML prevention, including in relation to stablecoins

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FSB to prioritise issuance of a report on stablecoins regulatory issues

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Sweden CB kicks off a DLT-based pilot e-krona project

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US government plans to return the US Secret Service on crypto crimes

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US SEC unlikely to approve the last outstanding BTC ETF application

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US Presidency candidate Bloomberg pledges to provide clear rules of the game to crypto

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Belgium poised to develop an articulated digital asset legal framework

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Russia’s CB completes blockchain tokenization pilot; results will impact digital asset draft bill

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US government’s combating terrorism strategy focuses on upgrading regulation of digital assets

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IOSCO releases report on crypto asset trading platforms

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FATF confirms Switzerland’s largely compliant rating regarding virtual asset service providers

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US FinCEN to introduce new rules reinforcing crypto AML

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Europe urges Gibraltar to improve AML practice

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Australia introduces a regulatory sandbox

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Belgium urges for crypto regulation to counter potential fraudulent activities

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Italy’s CONSOB shut down crypto exchanges on illegality grounds

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Ukraine does not plan to regulate or oversee crypto mining

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Swiss FINMA proposes lowering the KYC threshold from CHF 5,000 to CHF 1,000 for crypto (to adapt to FATF)

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SEC proposes “rule 195” to provide legal certainty to digital assets before being subject to Howey Test

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Former Banque de France governor expects digital wholesale payments pretty soon

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UK FCA moved the registration fee for crypto businesses from flat to income-based

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Singapore’s MAS licensed a sandbox digital securities exchange

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Cambodia poised to issue its own CBDC within months

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Lithuania believes it is the task of the official sector to introduce CBDCs

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BIS issues overview of policy responses to fintech, evidencing a dynamic policy framework

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India consults on national blockchain strategy which includes recommendation for RBI to issue a CBDC

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MAS commences the Payment Services Act, extending the perimeter in an activity- and risk-based way

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Iran has licensed over 1’000 cryptocurrency mining farms since it regulated the industry last year

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WEF assembles public and private sectors experts to assist developing crypto guidance and regulation

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US: Hawaii State Senate proposes requirements allowing digital assets custodial services by banks

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Japan’s lawmakers focus on CBDC to counter China’s work towards issuing digital Yuan

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German CB and exchange analysis benefits of DLT for collateral management

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BIS survey shows extensive Central Banks work on CBDC

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WEF launched a CBDC Policy-maker Toolkit

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BIS creates group of CBs to assess CBDC use cases (Canada, UK, Japan, Switzerland, Sweden, ECB)

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South Korea may subject crypto gains to 20% tax rate

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FSB’s report on non-bank financial intermediation includes crypto-based lending and STO

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FATF held first forum to discuss crypto asset supervision

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OECD releases thorough analysis of asset tokenisation

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US SEC urges investors to use caution before investing in so-called “initial exchange offerings”

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OECD establishes experts group to develop high-level blockchain policy principles

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Australia develops blockchain roadmap and blockchain standards

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German BaFin ready to license digital assets custody services

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EU ESMA prioritises the establishment of a sound legal framework for crypto-assets

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ECB supports private stablecoin regional initiatives

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ECB looking at issuing CBDC to respond to demand for quick & cheap cross-border means of payments

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