Dutch Central Bank Keen to Regulate Crypto Companies to Deter Money Laundering | BTCMANAGER

De Nederlandsche, the Dutch central bank, is keen to regulate cryptocurrency companies to deter money laundering and terrorist financing. According to December 11, 2018, reports from Dutch Daily newspaper, De Telegraaf, cryptocurrency companies may require a license to continue operating in the near future. Cryptocurrency Industry Prone to Money Laundering […]

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Russia’s Central Bank ICOs

Russia’s Central Bank has carried out an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) within an experimental framework to test the new method of fundraising which the Vice President of the European Commission recently called a “viable form of alternative financing.” Russia’s Central Bank concluded the test was successful. Technically everything went well, Ivan […]

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Central City Rockdale Reinvents Itself from Mining Coal to Mining Bitcoin | BTCMANAGER

Rockdale, a town in central Texas, has made headlines due to plans of converting their town from mining coal, into mining bitcoin according to local reports on July 20, 2018. Bitmain Invades, Again In a post-industrial society, many areas that relied on the extraction of raw resources such as coal […]

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Necessity: Bahamas Central Bank to Develop National Cryptocurrency | BTCMANAGER

At a time when the Bank of International Settlements (BIS)  and some other pessimistic world governments have condemned blockchain technology and digital currencies citing volatility and scalability issues, this island nation has resorted to distributed ledger technology and digital currency in a bid to solve its problems. Central Bank-Backed Cryptocurrency […]

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Brazil’s Central Bank to use blockchain based platform PIER

The Central Bank of Brazil [BCB] and other regulators of the Brazilian Financial System [SFN] have decided to use the blockchain based technology platform – Information Integration Platform for Regulators [PIER]. It will be used to facilitate the exchange of information between the country’s financial regulators. Pier was developed by the BCB’s IT […]

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