A new bill from Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Energy would triple the price of power for miners, raising fears it could stifle the local mining industry.
Germany’s cabinet has passed a national strategy for exploring blockchain tech, while limiting the threat of stablecoins like Facebook’s Libra.
Blockchain payments tech provider Ripple has hired a former political adviser to assist its advocacy efforts with lawmakers in Washington, D.C.
Iran’s government has introduced a bill that lifts the illegal status of cryptocurrencies and authorizes mining as an official industry.
“Big Sky Country” has gone crypto friendly, with new legislation exempting utility tokens from securities laws.
The Securities Commission of the Bahamas is pushing for a new token framework to draw blockchain businesses to the island nation.
Japan is lowering the limits for cryptocurrency margin trading from next year, and will also mandate registration of platforms offering the service.
Lawmakers in the U.S. state of Colorado are eyeing a role for blockchain technology in the agricultural industry.
Republican leader Kevin McCarthy has called for an exploration to see if blockchain can make the U.S. government more efficient and transparent.
The Commerce Committee of the U.S. state of Connecticut has filed a new bill that would authorize the commercial use of blockchain smart contracts.
Lawmakers in Colorado want the state to study the potential of blockchain technology in water rights management.
Rhode Island lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill to exempt blockchain tokens with a “consumptive purpose” from securities laws.
The Chamber of Digital Commerce has called for the U.S. government to implement a national strategy for blockchain technology.
The U.S. state of Wyoming has passed several bills aimed to make the state a top destination for cryptocurrency and blockchain businesses.
The German government is soliciting industry feedback ahead of developing a blockchain strategy by summer, according to Reuters.
Securities issued on blockchains in Luxembourg now have the same legal status as traditional securities, after the passing of a new bill.
A New Hampshire bill would require state agencies to accept cryptocurrency as payment for fees and taxes.
Wyoming legislators have introduced a bill to classify digital assets as property and provide banks with clarity on crypto custodial services.
Lawmakers from the U.S. state of Wyoming have introduced legislation proposing the issuance of tokenized stock certificates using blockchain tech.
Two Colorado lawmakers have introduced a new bill seeking to exempt some digital tokens from securities laws.