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Ripple Leads Crypto Coalition Seeking Gov’t Oversight Encouraging Crypto, Blockchain

A crypto coalition led by Ripple plans to pay D.C. lobbyists to impact the government’s stance on cryptocurrencies. Ripple will lead a group of crypto startups to lobby lawmakers and financial regulators in D.C. to support crypto and blockchain innovation, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, September 27. According to the report, the coalition of San-Francisco-based crypto […]

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Congressional Crypto Roundtable: Panel Discusses Token Classification and Compliance for ICOs

Experts and executives from crypto businesses in the U.S. met in Washington to inform regulators about the main regulatory obstacles facing the industry. More than 45 representatives from major Wall Street firms and crypto companies took part in a meeting to discuss Initial Coin Offering (ICO) and cryptocurrency regulations in Washington D.C. September 25. The […]

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Dubai Department of Finance Launches Blockchain-Based Payment System for UAE Gov’t

Dubai Department of Finance has launched a blockchain-powered payment system geared towards government entities in collaboration with Smart Dubai Office. The Dubai Department of Finance (DoF) has partnered with the Smart Dubai Office (SDO) to launch a blockchain-powered payment system. The news was reported on by a local news site Zawya, September 23. The new […]