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Bank of Lithuania Issues Guidelines on Security Token Offerings

</header> <strong>Recognizing that businesses are seeking alternative ways to raise capital other than bank lending, the Bank of Lithuania has issued new guidelines on security token offerings</strong><strong>. The goal is to clarify applicable rules without introducing more regulations. </strong> Also read: Mario Draghi Leaves European Central Bank Without Ever Raising Interest Rates Guidelines Aiming to …

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Liechtenstein Adopts Token Act to Attract Crypto Business

</header> <strong>One of Europe’s smallest but richest nations, Liechtenstein, has made a significant step towards clarifying the regulatory environment in its already crypto-friendly jurisdiction. The parliament of the German-speaking principality in the heart of Europe has just passed a law that is likely to entice even more crypto companies to its territory. </strong> Also read: …

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Crypto Salaries Gain Regulatory Recognition Around the World

</header> <strong>Salaries paid in decentralized digital coins have become a norm across the crypto industry, but there’s really no reason why cryptocurrencies can’t be used for remuneration by businesses in other sectors as well. In many jurisdictions that should be legal even in the absence of dedicated legislation.</strong><strong> Switzerland, New Zealand, Japan and Estonia are …

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Confronting Bitcoin Network Issues Using Nakamoto Consensus and a Mining Parliament

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>On June 28, Bitcoin Cash proponent Javier Gonzalez announced the launch of an interesting protocol called the Bitcoin Mining Parliament (BMP). The theory behind BMP is backed by the concept of Nakamoto Consensus where “miners are the executive power of Bitcoin” and “any needed rules and incentives can be enforced with this …

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Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of “e-liquid,” or vape, companies that they — and their social media influencers — must follow the same advertising rules as everyone else. Specifically, ads for vaping products that contain nicotine must include warning labels, as …

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China’s new gaming rules prohibit blood and gambling

ASSOCIATED PRESS The good news for gaming companies is that China has started approving titles again. The bad news is that it has unveiled new rules that will see certain categories banned and the number of games capped. Three types of popular games will no longer be allowed: Mahjong and poker, titles based on China’s …

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Lithuania to Adopt Crypto Regulations Even Stricter Than the EU’s

</header> <strong>Lithuania, one of the Baltic tigers that has in past few years demonstrated it doesn’t shy away from new technologies and the digital economy, is preparing to introduce stricter rules for crypto companies. The government in Vilnius is working on amendments that according to officials will go beyond the requirements of the latest, fifth …

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Bitcoin’s Social Contract Must Be Resilient to the Whims of Future Generations

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Over the last few years, infighting and different visions has led to significant divides within the Bitcoin community, weakening the network effects no matter which chain you support. With all the arguments about scaling, privacy, consensus changes and the various forks, it is amazing that these public networks are still thriving. Nevertheless, …

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