Regulating virtual currencies and ICOs

THE pattern is familiar. Computer geeks develop technology that threatens to overturn established markets and habits. Regulators then scramble to understand and tame the beast. This is what is happening in the financial world in the wake of an explosion of crypto-currencies. Over the past year the pool of virtual currencies has both deepened, from […]

‘They’re real’: Russia eyes regulating Bitcoin & other cryptocurrencies

Published time: 9 Sep, 2017 11:47 Russia is developing a legal framework that would regulate the purchase of cryptocurrencies, Russia’s finance minister says, adding that the government wants to legitimize cryptocurrencies and wind down the black market. Read more Speaking at the II Moscow Financial Forum, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov reassured Russian fans of […]