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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SEC includes crypto in its compliance examinations 2020

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Singapore’s digital banking license records 11 confirmed and 13 unconfirmed applications

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South Korea on the way to institutionalize cryprocurrencies following the Swiss model

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Turkey poised to develop crypto-friendly regulation in response to market demands

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Qatar bans the use of virtual assets of any kind in 2020

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China completed design, formulation, functional research and testing of its CBDC

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ECB assesses advantages and problems associated with CBDC

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Italy’s CONSOB issued a report on crypto finance, contributing to the regulatory debate in Italy

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China implements a password law which eases the issuance of DLT-based digital RMB

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South Korea confirms that profits derived from crypto trading are not taxable

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Singapore’s MAS consults on incorporating FATF’s VASP standards in the AML regulation

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Swiss President holds Libra as failed because CBs won’t accept the underpinning basket of currencies

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Russia opens a stablecoins sandbox to allow companies to test them

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Bahamas launches CBDC test pilot

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Malaysia consults on a licensing framework for virtual banks

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Paraguay develops cryptoregulation on the back of compliance to FATF’s VASPs rules

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2019, year of CBDC, with over 18 CBs being developing or having launched a digital currency

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ECB issued DLT PoC project Eurochain focused on wholesale banking

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US SEC BTC ETF approval saga continues; over 20 applications rejected or delayed in last two years

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US to consider Cryptocurrency Act in 2020 (definition of digital assets & regulatory governance)

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EU consults on a regulatory framework for crypto-assets

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French AMF approves first utility token ICO under the PACTE optional visa regime

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Iran sees in crypto a possibility to cut reliance on the USD

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US FED: Global stablecoins adoption could be similar to dollarization, but on testosterones

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US SEC considering broadening the definition of accredited investors

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Switzerland supportive of wholesale CBDC. Retail CBDC would bring more risks than benefits

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BIS’ CPMI issues paper on wholesale digital tokens

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ECB chief underlines the demand for stablecoins and the need to respond to it

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IMF draws up benefits and challenges of CBDC and specifies its policy role

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BCBS opens consultation on the design of a prudential treatment for cryptoassets

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US NYDFS willing to enhance Bitlicense process

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Swiss FINMA points out AML risks in connection with cryptofinance

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US FinCen suspicious activity reports spikes in 2019, indicating heightened monitoring at VASP level

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US SEC approves bitcoin futures fund

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South Korea to introduce a tax on digital assets capital gains

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EU member states tighten crypto AML while transposing AMLD5

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Ukraine passed a FATF inspired cryptocurrency law

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US Fed & Treasury rules out issuing CBDC in the next five years

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BIS supports CBDC for wholesale payments, but stop short on retail CBDC

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France to test digital token in 1Q2020 (wholesale payments between financial institutions)

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India central bank against private digital currencies but open to CBDC

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