Category: Legislation

Ukraine to Revise Virtual Assets Law in Line With EU Crypto Rules

Work is underway in Ukraine to update the legal act that applies to cryptocurrencies in order to align the nation’s legislation with European standards. Several government institutions in Kyiv are…

Russian Prime Minister Orders Finance Ministry, Central Bank to Agree on Crypto by December

The central bank and the finance ministry in Moscow have been asked by the head of the Russian government to agree on a vision for the development of the country’s…

Russian Businesses to Choose Which Crypto to Use for Cross-Border Settlements, Lawmaker Says

Russian companies may start transacting in cryptocurrency with partners abroad as early as next year and will be free to pick the coin they want to use, officials in Moscow…

Georgia to Update Crypto Regulations to Incorporate EU Rules, Legalize Industry

The government of Georgia has approved amendments to the legal framework for the Caucasian nation’s financial sector, including additional regulations for crypto and fintech activities. The move aims to align…

EU Parliament’s Rapporteur on MiCA Crypto Law Stefan Berger Sells Pair of Slides as NFT

“Freedom in a wallet” is how Member of European Parliament Stefan Berger describes the non-fungible token (NFT) he is now selling on Opensea. The NFT represents a pair of ‘Bergoletten’…