Brazil Requires Crypto Exchanges to Report on User Transactions to Authorities

Brazil’s federal revenue agency has released new rules requiring that crypto trading platforms report on all crypto transactions carried out within their system. The Department of Federal Revenue of Brazil (RFB) has released new rules requiring that cryptocurrency exchanges inform the regulator about users’ transactions in order to identify tax fraud, Cointelegraph Brazil reported on […]

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Philippine Government Tech Department Signs Deal With Blockchain Firm

The government of the Philippines is partnering with a blockchain firm to improve the country’s business and cybersecurity sectors. The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) of the Philippine government has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with U.S.-based blockchain firm Monsoon Blockchain Storage, according to a report by GMA News Online on June […]

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Report: Facebook’s Calibra Digital Wallet Will Not Be Available in Its Largest Markets

A spokesperson for Calibra, Facebook’s new digital wallet, says it will not be available in U.S.-sanctioned countries, or those that have banned cryptocurrencies. Facebook’s Calibra digital wallet will not be available in some of the social network’s largest markets, including India, according to a TechCrunch report on June 19. A spokesperson told the website: “The libra blockchain will be […]

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CBDCs of the World: The Benefits and Drawbacks of National Cryptos, According to Different Jurisdictions

The concept of CBDCs has been steadily drawing the attention of jurisdictions worldwide. This month alone, at least three separate countries have reported on their prospective central bank-issued digital currencies (CBDCs): The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) announced the creation of a specially dedicated nonprofit organization to support its digital currency that is already […]

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