The framework under the bill would allow certain tokens to qualify as digital commodities if they were decentralized and crack down on the SEC's previous approach to crypto.
“The number of crypto transactions associated with Chinese fentanyl brokers increased by 450% just last year alone," said the Massachusetts senator, citing an Elliptic report.
According to Barney Frank, Signature Bank's only issue prior to regulators seizing control in March was "crypto-fear inaccurate withdrawals."
According to Representative Warren Davidson, legislation to address the U.S. debt ceiling blocks “proposed taxes,” including a 30% tax on electricity used by crypto miners.
Laotian Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone chaired the inaugural Ministerial Conference on Blockchain 4.0 Digital Transformation.
The “Kim Nam-guk Prevention Law” comes in response to a scandal involving some National Assembly members moving large amounts of crypto.
The International Monetary Fund projects 2.2% GDP growth and manageable debt, but warns of liquidity risks.
U.S. President Joe Biden expressed opposition to a debt ceiling deal that would allegedly benefit crypto traders.
National Assembly member Kim Nam-kuk had authority in handling laws related to digital assets in South Korea, reportedly backing a bill proposing a 20% crypto gains tax be deferred.
Prime Minister Daniel Risch of Liechtenstein told local papers that Bitcoin is set to play a growing role in government services payments.