Thirty-five countries and the European Commission have asked the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), responsible for setting global anti-money laundering (AML) policies, to revise its standards relating to cryptocurrencies. The organization promised to present its revised AML countermeasures for cryptocurrencies at the upcoming G20 meeting of finance ministers.
The post ECB Unveils Instant Payment System, Claims It’s ‘Better’ than Blockchain appeared first on CCN And from a central bank no less. The world is just recognizing the countless applications of blockchain technology, not to mention the speed, security and simplicity at which transactions can be completed, and Yves Mersch of Luxembourg has suggested he’s got something that can run circles around it.
Taiwan’s central bank is promising to explore how blockchain technology might help improve its operations.
The Supreme Court of Israel issued a temporary injunction order on Monday forbidding Bank Leumi from sweepingly halting the account activity of the Bits of Gold bitcoin exchange. This is seen as a major victory in the Israeli cryptocurrency industry that will set a precedent for other bitcoin businesses struggling to get banking services.
JD.com, one of China’s largest e-commerce platforms, is launching an accelerator program to foster the development of blockchain-focused startups.
The post India’s Leading IT Body Partners Canadian Blockchain Institute for Digital Economy appeared first on CCN Indian IT industry trade body NASSCOM has partnered Canada’s Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) to fast-track the adoption and deployment of blockchain technology in India.
As bullish indicators strengthen, bitcoin now looks set to extend gains to $11,000 or higher, chart analysis indicates.
‘A lot of upsides’ for crypto franc says Switzerland’s stock exchange chair. #NEWS
The international Financial Action Task Force has said it will step up its efforts in monitoring the use of cryptocurrencies in money laundering.
Circle announces today that is has acquired large US crypto exchange Poloniex. #NEWS