Reserve Bank of India Denies Knowledge, Involvement in Draft Bill to Ban Crypto Entirely

The bank says it has not received any communication from the government about a draft bill that would ban cryptocurrencies. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has denied having any knowledge or involvement in a draft government bill that would ban cryptocurrencies, an official document released on June 4 shows. Varun Sethi, a lawyer specializing in blockchain, filed a […]

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India’s Complex Relationship with Crypto

The purported crypto ban represents the latest shaky step for the Indian government. A blow was struck to the crypto community in India in late April as reports circulated regarding a proposed ban on cryptocurrencies. India has a strong and passionate community of crypto enthusiasts, however, their steadfast belief in the value of cryptocurrency does […]

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Zebpay Crypto Exchange Extends Trading Services to Australia

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Zebpay has launched trading services in Australia. Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Zebpay has launched trading services in Australia, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 7. Zebpay has expanded its trading services to Australia by opening a new office in the fintech hub of Melbourne. The exchange’s Australian customers are […]

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UK Watchdog Allows Three Blockchain Firms to Join Regulatory Sandbox

Three blockchain-focused firms are among the latest 29 companies accepted into the U.K. financial watchdog’s regulatory sandbox. The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has allowed three blockchain-based businesses to join the latest cohort of its regulatory sandbox, the organization announced on April 29. Diro Labs is one of the blockchain-driven companies accepted by the FCA for performing […]

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The Reserve Bank of India’s Regulatory Sandbox Accepts Blockchain, Excludes Crypto

Fintech firms can put blockchain technology to the test, but cryptocurrency projects are excluded, India’s central bank has announced. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced the terms of its regulatory sandbox in report on April 18. Per the terms of the sandbox, various applications of blockchain technology can be tested, while cryptocurrency-related projects […]

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