Posts Tagged: regulation

Survey: 97% of Indian Traders Are Aware of Bitcoin, but Use Remains Low

India

A new survey has been released by India’s market and trade body that shows while 97 percent of Indian traders are aware of bitcoin, it’s use among them remains low. At a meeting called ‘Roundtable on Industry Perspective on Bitcoins: A New World of Payments and Deals,’ the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which overseas… Read more »

Russia Considers Regulating Bitcoin, but Doesn’t Class it As A Currency

Russia

As Russia’s Central Bank explores the ways in which it can regulate the digital currency Bitcoin, the bank’s governor has raised questions as to whether it can be classed as a currency. In a recent interview with CNBC, Elvira Nabiullina, governor of the Russian Central Bank, stated that she views Bitcoin as a digital asset… Read more »

New York’s Bitlicense Rules Officially Released

New York’s Bitlicense

New York has been looking into regulating the usage of Bitcoins for companies for a long time and while rumours have been circulating in regards to what exactly the Bitlicense rules would include, nothing has been made official – Until today that is. Because today the official rules for the Bitlicense were released, which means… Read more »

Australia Decides Not to Regulate Bitcoins and Other Cryptocurrencies

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It’s interesting times in the Bitcoin world these days. While more and more countries has decided to go in and officially regulate the Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, Australia has gone in the exact other direction and decided officially that they will not be regulating it. The news broke on April 7th, when the Reserve Bank… Read more »