President of Panama Partially Vetoes Crypto Law Passed by National Assembly – Bitcoin News

Laurentino Cortizo, president of Panama, has exercised his veto powers to make a series of objections to the recently approved cryptocurrency law. The observations of the president only touch on certain articles and do not affect the law in its entire scope. However, these articles of the bill will have to be re-discussed, taking into … Read more

President of Panama shoots down crypto bill citing FATF guidelines

Panama’s President Laurentino Cortizo has partially vetoed Bill No. 697 dubbed the “crypto bill” saying it requires more work to better fit Panama’s financial regulations. President Cortizo previously warned in May he wouldn’t sign the bill unless it included additional Anti-Money Laundering rules after Panama’s National Assembly passed the crypto bill in late April 2022. … Read more

SEC boss worries crypto bill undermines financial protections

United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler said he’s worried that a proposed bill to create a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies could weaken investor protections in the traditional financial market. Speaking at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Network Summit on June 14 Gensler was asked his thoughts regarding a recent bill introduced … Read more