Crypto Regulation Roundup: More Cryptocurrency Control Urged in South Korea and Thailand, France Plans to Ease Crypto Taxes | BTCMANAGER

South Korea’s lawyers have lobbied the government to establish a better legal framework around blockchain that would help develop the industry and protect investors. More regulation was also urged in Thailand, where on November 7, 2018, the Deputy Prime Minister has called for more measures to control cryptocurrencies and prevent […]

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New Amendments to French Finance Bill Would Ease Taxes for Crypto-Related Revenue

The Finance Committee of the lower house of French parliament has adopted amendments to a tax bill that ease taxes on cryptocurrency sales, daily French newspaper Le Figaro reports Wednesday, Nov. 7. The amendments adopted by Finance Committee of the National Assembly refer to a draft of the government finance […]

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Coinbase Now Offers Crypto currency Gift Cards in Europe and Australia

Coinbase now offers crypto currency-backed electronic gift cards in a number of selected markets in Europe as well as in Australia. The company sees this move as giving its clients “greater flexibility and control over how they use their crypto.” Also Read: The Daily: Exchange Operator Pleads Guilty, Scammer Fined Over […]

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BTC-e scam main accused to be extradited to France, decides Greek Court

On 13th July, Alexander Vinnik, the main accused in the $4 billion BTC-e-money laundering scheme may be extradited to France. The decision was taken by a Greek court who ruled against Russia’s request to deport Vinnik to Moscow and supported France’s extradition request. The Russian news agency TASS reported that Vinnik’s […]

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France’s ‘Monsieur Bitcoin’: We Should Not Directly Regulate Cryptocurrency

France’s “Monsieur Bitcoin” Jean-Pierre Landau released an initial report into cryptocurrency July 5, claiming it was “neither desirable nor necessary” to regulate the technology. Government official and academic Landau consciously compares “technological” and “financial” innovation in the report, which runs to over one hundred pages. Some of the conclusions may […]

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France Embraces Blockchain Revolution As Chain Accelerator Launches

Station F, a massive startup incubator in Paris, has become home to a new blockchain accelerator that calls itself the largest in Europe. The news comes during a time of increasing support for blockchain and cryptocurrencies by the French finance minister. Chain Accelerator boasts 30 cryptocurrency and blockchain experts whose […]

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France Opens ‘First’ Blockchain Accelerator in Europe With 30 Participants

France became host to Europe’s first blockchain accelerator as Paris moves to become the “capital of ICOs,” Finance Magnates reports Monday, June 18. Chain Accelerator, a joint scheme involving around thirty cryptocurrency and finance entities and professionals, aims to offer mentoring to international blockchain startups. Among the list of participants […]

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