EU Agreement Reached on Anti-money Laundering Rules for Cryptocurrencies – Regulation Bitcoin News

European institutions have reached an interim consensus on a set of EU regulations that will burden crypto companies with the obligation to help prevent money laundering, among other illicit activities potentially involving digital assets. The progress comes as the Union seeks to comprehensively regulate the continent’s cryptocurrency market. EU Officials and Lawmakers Agree on AML … Read more

South Korean Government Calls for Voluntary Regulations From Crypto Industry – Regulation Bitcoin News

The executive power and the ruling party in South Korea have urged the cryptocurrency industry for what officials describe as voluntary regulatory measures, a Korean media report revealed. The call was issued during a consultative meeting devoted to crypto assets. Government Asks South Korean Crypto Sector for Regulatory Proposals Representatives of the South Korean government … Read more

Lithuanian Government Approves Stricter Crypto Regulations – Regulation Bitcoin News

The government in Vilnius has approved amendments introducing more stringent regulations for the country’s growing crypto space. The legislation is aimed at managing risks associated with crypto assets and preventing Russian attempts to circumvent Western sanctions imposed over the war in Ukraine. Lithuanian Authorities to Tighten Rules for Crypto Industry Lithuania is preparing to revise … Read more

Central Bank of Armenia Urged to Regulate Cryptocurrencies – Regulation Bitcoin News

Calls have been issued in Armenia for the central bank to do its job and put the country’s crypto space in order. Both government regulators and representatives of the financial sector insist that the industry needs regulation to prevent the use of cryptocurrencies for illicit purposes. Bankers and Tax Officials in Armenia Call for Crypto … Read more

Binance to Advise Kazakhstan on Crypto Regulations – Regulation Bitcoin News

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance will assist the government of Kazakhstan in efforts to regulate the country’s crypto space. The global coin trading platform will also help with the integration of the domestic banking system with the expanding digital assets market. Kazakhstan to Cooperate With Binance on the Development of Its Crypto Sector Binance, the world’s leading … Read more

Global Regulators Consider Launching a Joint Body to Coordinate Crypto Rules – Regulation Bitcoin News

Global market regulators are likely to launch a joint body within the next year to better coordinate cryptocurrency regulations, said a top executive of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). A Global Body to Coordinate Crypto Rules Top executives at the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) discussed cryptocurrency regulation this week. Members of … Read more

Georgia to Unveil New Cryptocurrency Law by This Fall – Regulation Bitcoin News

Authorities in Georgia are now holding discussions with industry representatives to finalize a bill designed to regulate coin trading, among other crypto-related activities. The legislation will be presented to the Georgian society this fall at the latest, a top central bank official announced. Central Bank of Georgia Talks Crypto Regulation With Market Players The National … Read more