EU Agreement on MiCA May Not Favor Stablecoins
After much deliberation and compromises from the European Commission, Assembly, and Council, a final agreement that builds the comprehensive framework for the digital currency ecosystem has finally been made
EU Partially Agrees to Establishes Anti-Money Laundering Authority
The European Union through the Council of the EU has agreed on partial terms to establish an Anti-Money Laundering (AML) body that will be named the Anti-Money Laundering Authority (AMLA)
MAS Faults Three Arrows Capital for Sharing False Information
Despite its current woes as a liquidated company, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has come out openly to accuse Three Arrows Capital (TAC), also popularly called 3AC, of providing it with false information about key aspects of its business
EU Plans to Bar Interest Payments on Deposits in Stablecoins
Patrick Hansen, the head of Strategy at DeFi startup, Unstoppable Finance, said the expected MiCA bill could come as early as this month’s ending.
Japanese Lawmakers to Introduce New Bill, Empowering Crypto Seizure
In a bid to strengthen its regulatory landscape, Japanese lawmakers are reportedly looking forward to amending the Act on Punishment of Organized Crimes and Control of Proceeds of Crime (1999)
Britain Eyes Becoming a Crypto Hub, Upgrading the Market by Adopting DLT
In pursuit of becoming a global crypto hub, Britain seeks to revamp the traditional financial market using distributed ledger technology (DLT), according to the finance ministry.
Bitcoin ATM Installations Plunge in May, CoinRadar Data Shows
The ongoing ‘crypto winter’ is now reflected in the number of Bitcoin Automated Teller Machine (ATM) installations across the globe
Stablecoins to be Issued by Licensed Banks and Trust Companies in New Japanese Law
In a move to protect investors, Japan’s parliament has passed a bill classifying stablecoins as digital money that must be connected to the nation’s currency, yen, or another legal tender.
FPSB Calls for Comprehensive Regulation of Cryptocurrencies
The Financial Planning Standards Board (FPSB), a professional body tasked with granting licenses and certifications to financial planners, has proposed 11 recommendations that will help regulate the fast-growing cryptocurrency industry.
Russia’s Central Bank Makes U Turn about Crypto Usage in International Payments
As a change of tune, Russia’s central bank is relieving its previous tough stance about cryptocurrencies by allowing their usage in international payments, as reported by Reuters.

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