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French Lawmakers Propose Lower Electricity Rates for Cryptocurrency Miners

French Lawmakers Propose Lower Electricity Rates for Cryptocurrency Miners

Two French legislators have made a number of proposals aimed at turning France into a leading force in the development of the industry built...
Bitwala Begins Providing Bank Accounts With Bitcoin Wallet and Debit Card

Bitwala Begins Offering Bank Accounts With Bitcoin Wallet and Debit Card

Cryptocurrency banking provider Bitwala has started offering its banking service to cryptocurrency users in Germany, starting with 40,000 pre-registered customers. A spokesperson for the...
The Netherlands to Regulate Cryptocurrencies to Curb Money Laundering

Netherlands to Regulate Cryptocurrencies in Bid to Curb Money Laundering

The Netherlands is seeking to regulate cryptocurrency companies, supposedly in a bid to prevent money laundering and alleged terrorist financing. All virtual currency businesses...
How Bitcoin Futures Products Affected Cryptocurrency Markets in 2018

How Bitcoin Futures Products Affected Cryptocurrency Markets in 2018

It has been a year since the start of Cboe’s XBT futures contracts and CME Group’s bitcoin derivatives products launched last December. With super...

British Lawmaker Proposes Tax and Utility Bill Payments in Bitcoin

U.K. lawmaker Eddie Hughes has proposed that taxpayers should have the option to pay council tax and utility bills in cryptocurrencies such as BTC....
Report: BTC Gets a Health Check in “The State of Bitcoin”

Report: BTC Gets a Health Check in ‘The State of Bitcoin’

Delphi Digital has taken a deep dive into bitcoin core in its first “The State of Bitcoin” report. The 59-page document from the digital...
Japanese Lawmaker Proposes 4 Tax Cuts for Cryptocurrency Users and Traders

Japanese Lawmaker Proposes 4 Tax Cuts for Crypto Users and Traders

A Japanese lawmaker has proposed four changes to Japan’s tax law to benefit crypto users and traders as well as widen the adoption of...

PBOC Deputy Governor Calls STOs ‘Illegal Financial Activity’

Local media has reported that the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has banned security token offerings (STOs). Pan Gongsheng, a deputy governor of the...
US Law Professor: Confusing Cryptocurrency Regulations to Hamper Innovation

US Law Professor: Confusing Cryptocurrency Regulations Will Hamper Innovation

Carol Goforth is a professor at the University of Arkansas School of Law. She recently published a paper about the consequences of having cryptocurrency...
Israel Tax Authority Launches Offensive on Undisclosed Crypto Earnings

Israel Tax Authority Launches Offensive on Undisclosed Crypto Earnings

Local reports have asserted that the Israel Tax Authority has launched a renewed crackdown on unreported cryptocurrency earnings. The Israeli tax regulator has opened...