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Policy and Legal
Since the emergence of Bitcoin, policies and laws around cryptocurrencies has been controversial. Some countries have started to embrace digital currencies, while others have decided to ban digital assets altogether. Lawmakers and policymakers are beginning to evaluate the benefits of cryptocurrencies, while also raising concerns.


India Accuses WazirX of Tax Evasion, Future of Local Crypto Sector Remains Unclear
India’s largest cryptocurrency trading platform, WazirX, has been accused by the country's authorities of tax evasion worth $5.4 million.
Bitcoin will Reach $100K in 2022: Nayib Bukele Predicts
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele released on his official Twitter on January 2 his bullish forecasts for bitcoin in 2022. Among them, Nayib Bukele believes that the bitcoin price will reach a high of $100k in 2022.
European Digital Currencies Soon to Become Legal Tenders, ECB Says
Central Bank Digital Currencies may soon become legal tenders in their jurisdictions as planned by major central banks in Europe as officials are currently studying such initiatives.
Despite Regulatory Uncertainty, Ripple Is Launching Crypto Liquidity Service for Financial Firms
Ripple has announced that it is launching a liquidity hub that would allow financial services companies to provide their customers access to a range of cryptocurrencies.
Zimbabwe’s Government Consulting Private Sector on Adopting Crypto as Legal Tender
A key government official has revealed that Zimbabwe is considering legalizing cryptocurrency as a payment service.
US DOJ Launches National Crypto Enforcement Team
The US DOJ has unveiled establishing a National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team (NCET), a law enforcement task force fighting crypto crime.
Ripple Labs Breathes Sigh of Relief as Federal Judge Wants XRP Token Holders to Present their Views
US district judge Analisa Torres has finally rejected the SEC’s appeal against letting XRP holders intervene in the ongoing legal case.
El Salvador's Chivo Wallet Welcomes 2.1M Users in 3 Weeks
El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele said as many as 2.1 million users are now actively using the Chivo wallet.
Panama Looks to Legalize Bitcoin and Ethereum in Line with El Salvador
Panama has introduced a crypto bill with the aim to legalize Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.
El Salvador Embraces Virtual Currency Era, Nayib Bukele: Just Bought 200 New Bitcoins
Central American nation El Salvador officially adopts Bitcoin as legal tender Tuesday, becoming the first country to embrace Bitcoin as another circulating fiat currency alongside the US dollar.

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