Russian Companies ‘Actively’ Using Crypto, Russia to Adopt 4 Relevant Laws, Official Says

Russian lawmakers intend to soon approve four bills designed to regulate various aspects of cryptocurrencies, a high-ranking member of the Russian parliament announced. Mientras tanto, Russian companies are already using digital assets in cross-border settlements, the official noted. Russian Legislature to Vote

‘Landmark’ Crypto Law Proposed in New York to Establish ‘Strongest and Most Comprehensive’ Crypto Regulations in US

New York State Attorney General Letitia James has proposed “landmark” crypto legislation that claims to be “the strongest and most comprehensive set of regulations on cryptocurrency” in the United States. “Rampant fraud and dysfunction have become the hallmarks of cryptocurrency and

Lawyer Expects SEC to Lose if It Sues Coinbase Due to ‘Fatal Flaw’ of Gary Gensler’s Own Making

A lawyer has explained why the U.S. Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (SEGUNDO) will likely lose if the regulator takes crypto exchange Coinbase to court over alleged securities law violations. “The problem is entirely of Gary Gensler’s own making,” he stressed. Lawyer

Brazil Bans Telegram Temporarily Due to Alleged Lack of Collaboration in Fight Against School Violence

A federal judge in Brazil has ordered the temporary suspension of Telegram in the country and established hefty fines due to the supposed lack of collaboration of the company in a national crusade against school violence. Telegram failed to deliver information

Russia Launching Payment System With ‘No Restrictions’ — Digital Currencies to Be Completely Unrestricted

Russia is launching a new payment system that is “bound by no restrictions” where digital currencies could be used in cross-border payments, said Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov. “Two parties come to an agreement, make settlement payments, and no other country

Do Kwon Challenges SEC’s Jurisdiction in Multibillion-Dollar Crypto Securities Fraud Case

Attorneys defending the co-founder of Terraform Labs, Do Hyeong Kwon, also known as Do Kwon, have presented their argument that says the U.S. Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (SEGUNDO) has no jurisdiction in the matter. The legal team asserts that U.S. law

Reporte: Korean Central Bank to Gain Right to Probe Virtual Asset Entities After Financial Regulator Drops Opposition

The South Korean central bank is set to be granted the right to investigate virtual assets after the Financial Services Commission (FSC) dropped its opposition to the move. According to a report, the FSC dropped its opposition to the central bank’s

Ether’s Security Status Remains Unclear as SEC Chair Gensler Fails to Answer Lawmaker’s Question

The chairman of the U.S. Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (SEGUNDO), Gary Gensler, would not answer a direct question in a congressional hearing about whether ether is a security. While the SEC chair insisted that the law is clear on crypto, Congressman

G20 Finance Chiefs Agree Global Policy Responses to Crypto Are Required

The G20 finance ministers and central bank governors have agreed that crypto regulation cannot be confined to one part of the world, said India’s finance minister. “Any action on crypto assets will have to be global,” she stressed, adding that the

G7 to Discuss More Crypto Regulation and How to Help Developing Nations Introduce Central Bank Digital Currencies

The G7 countries are discussing more crypto regulation and ways to help developing nations introduce central bank digital currencies (CBDC). “As a priority of this year, the G7 will consider how best to help developing countries introduce CBDC consistent with appropriate