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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ECB explores the potential for a digital currency

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Russia’s legal status of cryptocurrencies, ICOs and mining still unclear

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Germany allows its banks to offer the sale and storage of cryptocurrencies next year

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Swiss Federal Council adopts the dispatch on the framework conditions for DLT/blockchain

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South Korea passes a bill to regulate crypto, promoting growth and legality

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France recommends to use DLT for settlements within the Eurozone

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China has shut down almost 200 unlicensed cryptoexchanges

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US Financial Services Committee puts forward a bill that would classify stablecoins as securities

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Singapore is considering allowing cryptocurrency-based derivatives on regulated exchanges

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BCBS to study the implications for banks and supervisors of an increase of use of cryptoassets

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BCBS to solicit industry views on the prudential treatment of banks’ exposures to crypto assets

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Ukraina develops cryptoregulation

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China launches technical committees for unifying efforts on blockchain technology

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FED analyses costs and benefits of developing a CBDC in the US

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US FinCEN sees all stablecoins as subject to federal KYC and AML laws

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US SEC to re-examine its decision to reject BTC ETF application

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Japan has no intention to launch a digital currency currently

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Paraguay works on a raft of new cryptocurrency legislation

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UK increases crypto legal certainty

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US Fed reiterates any stablecoin must adhere to regulatory demands

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China’s PBOC pilots restriction on large-scale cash transactions to combat criminal activities

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Former ECB president warns BTC is not real and any purchase amounts to speculation

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EU AFME recommends supervisory convergence on crypto assets regulation

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BIS launched Innovation Hub in Singapore

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China no longer considers mining a banned industry

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The US FBI voices concerns around the terrorist-related use of virtual assets

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The US IRS cracks down on cryptocurrency-based tax evasion

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FSB to publish a consultative report on regulatory issues of stablecoins in April 2020

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Turkey may launch digital Lira in 2020

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Hong Kong steps up crypto portfolio management and crypto exchanges regulation

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EU takes position on stable coins in line with the G7 / FSB arguments

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ASIFMA releases tokenized securities report

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China introduces a new nationwide certification system for fintech products

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EU steps up digital currency thinking in the wake of Libra

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China’s CB digital currency not expected to make extensive use of blockchain technology

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FATF consults on draft guidance on digital identity

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IOSCO says stable coins may come under securities regulation

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China announces measures to develop the fintech sector in Shanghai

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UK tax authority concludes cryptocurrencies are not money, currency, stock or marketable securities

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OMFIF releases CB digital currencies report

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision to work on the prudential treatment of cryptoassets

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China to issue CB digital currency and says DLT-based currencies miss real sovereign wealth support

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South Korea to boost investments in support of blockchain industry

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