Ukrainians to Trade and Spend Cryptocurrencies Legally, Digital Ministry Says

Residents of Ukraine will be able to legally keep, exchange, and spend cryptocurrencies once the new virtual assets law is adopted. The legislation will comprehensively regulate the crypto space, possibly lower taxes for Ukrainians and create conditions for new services, a government official revealed. New Regulations to Create Market for Crypto Services for Ukrainians Ukrainians […]

Turkish Draft Law Regulating Cryptocurrencies Enters Parliament in October

Turkish Draft Law Regulating Cryptocurrencies Enters Parliament in OctoberThe Turkish government has prepared a bill designed to implement new regulations for the country’s crypto space. The legislation, which will be filed in the parliament this fall, will introduce taxation for crypto holdings and specific capital requirements for companies operating with digital assets. New Legislation to Regulate Turkey’s Crypto Market Following in the footsteps […]

New Bill to Ban Crypto Payments in Iran, Support Mining and Regulate Exchange

New Bill to Ban Crypto Payments in Iran, Support Mining and Regulate ExchangeUrged by the growing popularity of cryptocurrencies, Iranian lawmakers have prepared new legislation to introduce comprehensive rules for the expanding industry. While the bill effectively bans crypto payments in the country, it aims to support cryptocurrency mining and regulate the exchange market. Draft Law Prohibits Crypto Payments in Islamic Republic Members of the Islamic Consultative […]

Revised Bill ‘On Virtual Assets’ Aims to Regulate Ukraine’s Crypto Space This Summer

Revised Bill ‘On Virtual Assets’ Aims to Regulate Ukraine’s Crypto Space This SummerThe Ukrainian parliament has released an updated version of the draft law “On Virtual Assets.” The revised bill requires exchanges to obtain government authorization, disclose their ownership and implement mandatory KYC procedures. The document has been criticized by regulators in Kyiv but the government wants the legislation passed before the parliament’s summer break. Draft Law […]

Election Candidates in Russia to Disclose Crypto Investments, New Bill Suggests

Election Candidates in Russia to Disclose Crypto Investments, New Bill SuggestsA new bill obliging candidates running for election in Russia to declare their spending on digital assets has hit the floor of the State Duma. According to the draft, Russian politicians will be required to disclose details about every crypto purchase they and their families make, if the total exceeds a certain amount. Candidates to […]

New Ukrainian Law Says ‘Virtual Assets’ Can Be Used for Payments

New Ukrainian Law Says ‘Virtual Assets’ Can Be Used for PaymentsThe Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s legislature, has approved amendments that introduce legal terms and definitions pertaining to the crypto space. The new legislation, which aims to transpose the FATF standards into national law, also identifies who is to take responsibility for the oversight of cryptocurrencies in the country. Also read: Crypto Startups to Get up to […]

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Lawyers to Help the Russian Crypto Industry Deal With Inadequate Laws

Lawyers to Help the Russian Crypto Industry Deal With Inadequate LawsIn the absence of a comprehensive regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies in Russia, lawyers have taken matters into their own hands. A new advisory body of legal experts will look into cases where the current legislation does not reflect the specifics of the growing digital economy and propose solutions. Also read: CEO of Romanian Exchange Coinflux […]

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