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G20 leaders commit to crypto regulation in line with FATF

The leaders of the G20 countries have pledged to regulate crypto-assets for anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism in line with the Financial Action Task Force standards

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US SEC issues cease-and-desist order and $50,000 to crypto fund

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has ordered CoinAlpha to cease and desist from violating the Securities Act and pay a civil money penalty of $50,000 

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EU issues call for tenders for blockchain study

The European Commission has issued a call for tenders for a study to analyse and assess blockchain developments and the potential impacts of the technology on society and the economy

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FCA proposes permanent ban on binary options and restrictions on CFDs for retail investors

The UK Financial Conduct Authority is consulting on a proposed ban on the sale, marketing and distribution of binary options and restrictions to the sale, marketing and distribution of contracts for difference and similar products to retail customers


A guide to blockchain and data protection

Is blockchain incompatible with data protection laws? Our updated guide addresses key data protection questions arising in blockchain projects, such as whether blockchain processes personal data or who is the data controller and the data processor in a blockchain context

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US government department seeks anti-fraud blockchain solutions

The US Department of Homeland Security is calling on blockchain startups to come up with innovative solutions to enhance anti-forgery and counterfeiting capabilities for digital documentation

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Seven EU countries gather force to push blockchain adoption

Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain have signed a declaration to further the development of the distributed ledger technology and blockchain sphere

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FinCEN and federal banking agencies call for private sector innovation to fight money laundering and terrorism financing

The statement encourages the private sector to innovate ways to combat money laundering, terrorist financing and other illicit financial threats and makes clear that regulators are keen to engage with the private sector on this issue