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DCG Study Finds Regulatory Uncertainty as ‘No 1 Enemy’ to Crypto Industry
DCG Study Finds Regulatory Uncertainty as ‘No 1 Enemy’ to Crypto Industry
08 October 2019, 20:08

Although regulators in several jurisdictions of the world have introduced some guidance for crypto industry participants since the start of the year, the lack of regulatory clarity remains a hurdle for the emerging industry, according to a new study by Digital Currency Group.

Hello IRS? France Wants to Tax Only Crypto-to-Fiat Trades
Hello IRS? France Wants to Tax Only Crypto-to-Fiat Trades
12 September 2019, 21:44
France will only tax gains on cryptocurrency trades when a trader decides to convert the earnings to fiat currency or use it to fund a purchase.
France to Approve First ICOs and Crypto Firms Under New Rules
France to Approve First ICOs and Crypto Firms Under New Rules
16 July 2019, 15:14
The French Financial Markets Authority is set to license its first crypto firms and approve initial coin offerings (ICOs) seeking to raise funds from citizens.
French Finance Minister Wants Unified Crypto Rules For EU States
French Finance Minister Wants Unified Crypto Rules For EU States
16 April 2019, 08:25
Instead of creating a separate regulatory framework for the cryptocurrency industry in their respective countries, the French Finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire is proposing a more unified framework for the European Union.
France Approves Bill Allowing Insurance Providers to Invest in Crypto
France Approves Bill Allowing Insurance Providers to Invest in Crypto
13 April 2019, 05:06
A newly passed bill includes a section that allows insurance providers in France to provide their clients' exposure to cryptocurrencies through Professional Capital Investment Funds.
A Review of France’s Crypto Rules Likely in April 2019
A Review of France’s Crypto Rules Likely in April 2019
25 March 2019, 21:34
In this article, we review the proposed regulations (Article 26 of the future PACTE law) for the French crypto industry and consider the impact it could have on the ecosystem.
Countries Expected to Introduce Crypto Regulation in 2019 or Later
Countries Expected to Introduce Crypto Regulation in 2019 or Later
05 March 2019, 20:38
In this in-depth article, we review the countries likely to introduce crypto regulations before the end of the year and the progress made so far by authorities in the respective regions.
French Parliament Rejects Proposal To Make Crypto Taxes Favourable To Traders
20 December 2018, 08:45
Tthe lower house of the French parliament refused to approve four changes around crypto taxation laws that were proposed for the country’s 2019 finance bill.
France Could Become ‘Blockchain Nation’ With $569m Proposed Budget
13 December 2018, 06:39
French MPs Jean-Michel Mis and Laure de La Raudière had written a report requesting that the French Government release €500,000,000 ($569m) for the development of state-level blockchain infrastructure within the next three years.
Malta Leads Seven EU Countries To Blockchain Technology
09 December 2018, 06:15
According to reports from the Financial Times, transport ministers from, France, Italy, Cyprus, Portugal, Spain, and Greece have joined Malta to sign a declaration that will promote the use of Distributed Ledger Technology such as blockchain in their countries.
G20 To Align Crypto Regulations With FATF
G20 To Align Crypto Regulations With FATF
03 December 2018, 16:25
At a just-concluded G20 Summit held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the body announced as part of its written declaration that they “will regulate crypto-assets for anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism in line with FATF standards and we will consider other responses as needed”.
Malaysia To Introduce Crypto Regulation By Q1 2019
Malaysia To Introduce Crypto Regulation By Q1 2019
01 December 2018, 17:15
Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng confirmed that the Securities Commission is working towards finalizing the regulatory framework which is started developing in early 2018. The regulation is expected until the first quarter of 2019.
French Tobacco Stores Selling Of BTC Not Endorsed By Central Bank
French Tobacco Stores Selling Of BTC Not Endorsed By Central Bank
24 November 2018, 11:25
From Jan 1 of 2019, around 4000 French Tobacco stores will get a license to start selling Bitcoin Vouchers issued by KerplerK. French central bank issued a notice that the project was not approved by them but by the ACPR
France Will Introduce Regulations to Make ICOs Pay Taxes
France Will Introduce Regulations to Make ICOs Pay Taxes
20 November 2018, 19:17
France is going to introduce taxes for ICOs. French regulators will screen team behind an ICO and ensure that the startup can pay back investors if their project fails