Cyprus SEC Embraces Blockchain Despite Unregulated Status of Crypto

Despite the unregulated status of crypto in Cyprus, the nation’s securities regulator is promoting and adopting blockchain. The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) recently published a report discussing the ongoing activities of its Innovation Hub — a cooperative entity that was launched in October 2018 as a platform for engagement between CySEC and entities […]

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Indian IT Giant Tech Mahindra and Local Gov’t Launch Blockchain Accelerator

Indian IT giant Tech Mahindra is launching a blockchain accelerator together with the government of the southern state of Telangana. Tech Mahindra, the IT subsidiary of Indian conglomerate Mahindra Group, is launching a blockchain accelerator together with the government of the southern state of Telangana.  The parties hope the accelerator will become a “torch-bearer” for […]

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Legal Framework for Tokenization Submitted to Russia’s Crypto Bill

The Central Bank of Russia is moving forward with a proposal to integrate appropriate tokenization regulations in Russia’s troubled digital financial assets bill project. A successful tokenization trial could lead to big changes in Russia’s proposed cryptocurrency legislation. The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) announced on Feb. 17 the completion of a blockchain tokenization pilot […]

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