itBit’s Global Digital Currency Regulatory Roundup: April 2015

April was a slow month for the development and advancement of Bitcoin regulation across the globe. In Europe, regulators seemed to favor a more cautious approach when it came to exploring and crafting potential regulation, while Australian regulatory bodies weighed the costs and benefits of coming up with a comprehensive regulatory plan.

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itBit’s Global Digital Currency Regulatory Roundup: March 2015

Exploring and understanding the uses of digital currency was a key theme around the globe in March. Finding ways to fit digital currency under the umbrella of existing laws and regulations, particularly with respect to anti-money laundering efforts, was also a major push seen in several countries.

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New York State to Bitcoin developers: “Go for it!”

New York State’s Superintendent of Financial Services Benjamin Lawsky has publicly stated that Bitcoin technology developers are free to conduct their business without a license, whereas banks and dealers will require regulation. With technological development at the heart of Bitcoin’s future, New York’s acceptance as a mainstream activity could lead to rapid growth and investment

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