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The US State of Wyoming may soon Pass Legislation Allowing the Issuance of Tokenized Stock Certificates

Legislators from the US state of Wyoming have tabled legislation that would allow the issuance of tokenized stock certificates using blockchain technology. This piece of legislation was tabled on Wednesday by several lawmakers’ chief among them being republican lawmaker Jared Olsen, and Democratic Party lawmaker, Chris Roth-fuss. The two enjoyed the backing of 6 other […]

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Spanish Energy Giant Repsol looks to Blockchain to help Improve Quality of Safety Certification

Spanish energy giant, Repsol, has reported a successful test of a blockchain pilot, inorder to improve the quality of safety certification of its products. The Madrid based energy company established in 1987, is a leading energy outfit operating in the oil and gas industry as well as participating in exploration, development and production of crude […]

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Belarus Launches Blockchain Based Platform that will allow Customers to Buy Tokenized Securities

A January 15 Reuters report indicates that Belarus has launched a trading platform enabling customers to purchase tokenized versions of shares, Gold and other traditional assets. This Belarusian project is reportedly backed by two companies, Larnbel ventures, and VP capital. Reuter’s reports that the Belarusian government is yet to comment on the platform launch officially. […]

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over-regulation is Stifling the Crypto Space in Ukraine according to the Country’s Central Bank Official

According to a Ukrainian central bank official, overregulation in Ukraine is putting a ceiling on crypto development in the country. According to the director of strategy and reform department of NBU, Mikhail Vidyakin, too many institutions in Ukraine have been granted the authority to regulate crypto-currencies. According to local crypto publication, LetKnow, the institutions that […]

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New Brazilian President Shreds Plan by previous Administration of Launching Crypto-currency for the Country’s Indigenous People

Newly elected Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, who assumed office only a week ago has criticized a project that had offered to create a crypto-currency for indigenous people and revealed that plans to advance that project had been shelved. Bolsonaro also stated that his administration was soon going to open a “blackbox” which is a reference […]

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Indian Investors Warned off Crypto by Local Authorities

Even as crypto enthusiasts look forward to a possibly sunnier 2019 when it comes to the crypto markets, some jurisdictions are casting heavy clouds on that possibility. The police in the Indian state of Jahmu and Kashmir have issued a public statement which effectively warns the public against investing in crypto-currencies. This is according to […]

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Bahrain’s Finance Training Institute Launches the Country’s First Blockchain Academy

The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) is set to launch a Blockchain Academy, according to a November 26 announcement, which will be a first in the country. The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF), was established in the Kingdom of Bahrain back in 1981 on approval by the Specific council for vocational […]

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Nigerians May Usher-in a Pro-Crypto Government in 2019

The Nigerian 2019 general elections are just around the corner, with political heavy weights set to do battle on the ballot box in three months’ time. The upcoming political contest may just bring good tidings for crypto-enthusiasts in Africa’s largest economy. This is after an opposition leader and key presidential hopeful, Atiku Abubakar, promised to […]

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Malta to Push Forward AI Strategy Following Success as a Block-chain haven

The government of Malta has announced the formation of a task force in order to develop a national artificial intelligence (AI) strategy. This resolution was reportedly arrived at during the Malta blockchain summit held on the first of November. This new initiative by the government of Malta was announced by Silvio Schembri, the junior minister […]

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Financial Action Task Force: Global cryptocurrency regulation framework to be out by June 2019

  The global watchdog for money laundering has announced that it will start publishing its first batch of cryptocurrency regulations by June next year. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said there is a great need to implement worldwide jurisdictions for cryptocurrency regulation including the licensing and operation of cryptocurrency exchanges as well as the […]