Swiss Federal Assembly Approves Instructions on Cryptocurrency Regulation

Switzerland’s Federal Assembly has approved proposals to instruct lawmakers on cryptocurrency regulation. The legislative body of the Swiss government, the Federal Assembly, has approved a motion to instruct the Federal Council to adapt existing legislation for cryptocurrency regulation. Coitelegraph auf Deutsch reported on the development on March 20. The motion introduced by Liberal assemblyman Giovanni […]

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Report From Former CFTC Chairman Calls for Advanced Crypto Regulations

A recently published report from former CFTC chairman Timothy Massad has called for better regulations on crypto assets. A recent report published for the Brookings Institution is calling for enhanced regulations on cryptocurrencies. The report was authored by Harvard University fellow Timothy Massad, who served as chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission […]

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German Gov’t Hearing Takes Regulators to Task for Lack of Legal Framework on Blockchain

During a recent hearing, German regulators and lawmakers have been accused of failing to create a workable legal framework that would foster blockchain adoption in the country. German regulators and lawmakers have thus far failed to create a workable legal framework that would provide legal certainty for applications of blockchain technology, representatives from the country’s […]

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Australia: Financial Regulator Suspends Two Crypto Exchanges in Drug Trafficking Case

Australia’s financial watchdog has shut down the operations of two crypto exchanges in connection with a drug trafficking case. The Australian anti-money laundering watchdog has suspended the registrations of two cryptocurrency exchanges in connection with a drug trafficking case, the agency announced in a press release on Friday, March 8.   The Australian Transaction Reports […]

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