Tag Archives: Digital Currency

Portuguese Parliament to Discuss Cryptocurrency Payment Regulations

Portugal’s parliament is set to discuss cryptocurrency payment regulations this week, with the goal of adopting a new legal framework for cryptocurrency payment services, while guaranteeing users’ safety using these services. Continue reading Portuguese Parliament to Discuss Cryptocurrency Payment Regulations

Bank of Korea Hints at Issuing a Central Bank Digital Currency

The Bank of Korea is set to announce details of an ongoing study into cryptocurrencies next month that includes a plan exploring the possibility of issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC). In a statement on Wednesday, the Bank of Korea confirmed it was in the “early stages” of studying cryptocurrencies and the implications of issuing them as a central bank, the Korea Times reported. Continue reading Bank of Korea Hints at Issuing a Central Bank Digital Currency

Central Bank Digital Currency Could Go Live This Year

A form of central bank issued digital currency (CBDC) could go live this year, according to Antony Lewis, R3 director of research, cash and CBDC strategy, speaking on panel of experts at the Deconomy conference this week at the Walkerhill Hotel in South Korea. Continue reading Central Bank Digital Currency Could Go Live This Year

French Regulatory Agency Blacklists 15 Crypto Asset Websites

The French stock market regulator, The Autorite des Marches Financiers (AMF), announced in a press release that they have added 15 cryptocurrency and crypto-asset investment websites to a blacklist on March 15. The press release then lists 15 offending companies, who continued to advertise and market their services as investment opportunities to the French public, despite new regulations. The blacklist also contains businesses that unlawfully offered investments in commodities like rare earth metals, wine, and diamonds. Continue reading French Regulatory Agency Blacklists 15 Crypto Asset Websites