Russian Central Bank Says It Would Support Crypto Ban
The Bank of Russia has backed a potential ban on cryptocurrency payments, according to a state news agency.
A panel of top U.S. financial regulators urged federal and state officials to monitor risks from digital assets like bitcoin.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has appointed a new head of the cyber unit that tackles crypto firms breaking the law.
Steven Mnuchin, secretary of the U.S. Treasury, has no issue with the launch of the Facebook-led Libra project – as long as financial rules are followed to the letter.
Sri Lanka's Central Bank wants to use a blockchain system for local banks' "know-your-customer" protocols.
Dutch crypto startups are crying foul as local regulators look to implement the EU 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive ahead of a Jan. 10 deadline.
The deputy secretary of the U.S. Treasury has raised the specter of a not-so-distant future when private digital currencies have stripped some of the power from governments. Policymakers will take a "hard look" at that, he said.