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Where Are They Now?: The United Kingdom’s Slow, yet Proactive Approach

During this series covering the regulation of blockchain and cryptocurrencies, BTCManager has taken a look at nations who have all taken relatively unique approaches in their attempt to accommodate the technology. While there may be some similarities, the pieces have...

Where Are They Now?: Japan, The Birthplace of Cryptocurrency Exchange Regulations

Unlike many regions of the world that are slowly beginning to tap the potential of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, some nations like Japan have been embroiled in crypto-mania from the very beginning. Japan is one of the frontrunners of blockchain...

Where Are They Now?: Malta Dazzles with Crypto-Legal Certainty on a Pioneering European Island

Throughout 2018 there have been very few nations like Malta who scoffed in the face of cautious regulatory approaches to particular aspects of blockchain technology, namely cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs), and instead carved out a uniquely accommodating path...

Where Are They Now?: South Korea Prohibits ICOs, Keeps Crypto-Exchanges and Adopts Blockchain

In the global blockchain regulation race, there are a number of battlegrounds where the technology, or at least facets of it, are debated with intense fervor. South Korea is most certainly one of those nations where blockchain contention runs deep....

Where Are They Now?: More than a Year Since the ICO Ban, China Is a World Leader in Blockchain Technologies

Ever since the winter boom of 2017, blockchain and cryptocurrencies were catapulted into global discourse like never before; whether it was the sky-high crypto-market capitalizations, or the rush of freshly-funded blockchain startups advancing the frontiers of the bustling sector, it...

Japanese Financial Regulator Classify Cryptocurrencies as “Crypto-Assets” to Ward off Consumer Misunderstanding

Japan’s financial regulator has established a classification for cryptocurrencies that are traded online like money, this according to a report from The Japan News on December 15, 2018.  Avoiding Confusion According to the article, the nation’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has...

South Korea’s Second Largest City to Develop Blockchain-Enabled Virtual Power Plant

The South Korean government will be spending four billion Korean won (KRW) ($3.500.000) to create and deploy a “virtual power plant” based on blockchain technology reports local media outlet Yonhap News on December 10, 2018. According to the report, the...