Russian State-Owned Holding Giant Proposes to Apply DLT in All the Gov’t Data Systems

Russian state-owned firm Rostec offers a $1.3 billion-worth plan to apply blockchain in all the state data systems. Russian state-owned holding conglomerate Rostec proposed a roadmap on applying blockchain in all the governmental data systems, local financial newspaper Kommersant reports on May 24. An institution under Rostec has reportedly developed a blockchain roadmap worth of […]

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Cash, Coins and Casinos: Japan Struggles to Regulate Online Gambling

The Japanese government’s attempts to halt crypto gambling can only last so long, industry experts say. Despite Japan’s reputation for being one of the most welcoming nations for fintech, online crypto gambling has struggled to take off in light of the country’s strict regulation. In late March, the blockchain-based, decentralized application (DApp) platform Tron announced […]

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Germany Plans Major Digital Token Regulation Effort in 2019, Says Source

A government representative has revealed a draft bill could land in parliament before the summer recess. Germany plans to introduce draft regulations allowing blockchain bonds as soon as this summer, local daily business news outlet Handelsblatt reported May 9. Citing Thomas Heilmann, the ruling coalition government’s dedicated blockchain correspondent, the publication revealed the new legislation […]

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