Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Government

Russian lobby group launches new campaign against anti-crypto laws

According to Russian crypto advocates, the existing laws “do not meet the needs” of the cryptocurrency market. Source link

Indian IT giant Tech Mahindra to launch stablecoin tool for banks

Tech Mahindra wants to provide U.S. banks with a stablecoin solution after the OCC authorized federally chartered banks to use stablecoins for settlement...

Singapore authority issues crypto warning after PM falls prey to scammers

The Monetary Authority of Singapore has issued a warning to crypto investors after the state's prime minister was unwittingly caught up in a...

Bank of Japan begins first digital currency proof of concept

The first phase of Japan's CBDC pilots will be completed by March 2022, the central bank states. Source link

Tyler Winklevoss thinks Bitcoin is past the risk of a US...

Bitcoin has likely become too interwoven into the world for a ban to be plausible, says the Gemini CEO. Source link

Former Chainalysis brass is now FinCEN’s acting director

Michael Mosier will replace Kenneth Blanco as the U.S. government agency’s acting director. Source link

With US Tax Season Around the Corner, Here’s How to Report...

The key to properly filing taxes on cryptocurrency comes down to excellent record-keeping, the correct IRS tax forms, and knowledge about what qualifies...

Digital ruble is ‘highest form of money’, Russian Bitcoin critic says

The digital ruble will become an integral part of national settlements by 2023 or 2024, Anatoly Aksakov of the Russian State Duma predicted. Source...

Spanish Island Government Decides to Sell Its Bitcoin Investment by Citing...

Bitcoin is not liked by everyone from the Island Council of Tenerife, Spain. At least that’s what was suggested by its president,...

Bahamas' Sand Dollar nears commercial rollout as interoperability completed

Following cybersecurity assessments, commercial institutions are being cleared to issue the world's first CBDC — the Bahamas' Sand Dollar. Source link