Brazil’s Senate approves ‘Bitcoin law’ to regulate cryptocurrencies

Brazil’s Senate has passed the country’s first bill governing cryptocurrencies in a plenary session, which will set the stage for the creation of a regulatory framework for the country’s crypto industry.  The bill must be approved by the Chamber of Deputies and then signed off by President Jair Bolsonaro to become law in the country. […]

Brazilian Senate Committee Approves Bill Regulating Crypto Transactions

  Image The Brazilian Senate economic affairs committee approved a bill legalizing crypto transactions on February 22, 2022.  Bill PL 3825/19 was introduced by Senator Flavio Arns who authored it in 2019. The bill was then crafted jointly in collaboration with Brazil’s Central Bank, the securities exchange commission, and the federal tax authority, as a […]

SEC Approves Teucrium’s Bitcoin Futures ETF

Notably, Teucrium and NYSE Arca filed the application under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, filing a 19b-4 form with the SEC. The already-approved bitcoin futures ETFs filed by other companies were under the Investment Company Act of 1940, which follows a slightly different regulatory pathway to approval. Source link

Visa Approves New DeFi-Enabled Crypto Card in EU and UK

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) aren’t really easy to spend in day-to-day life, mainly because retailers prefer to stay away from crypto’s volatility. In order to build a bridge between traditional finance and emergent assets like Bitcoin, a Swiss crypto startup called Eidoo has introduced a new Visa crypto debit card that uses regulated stablecoins for […]

Albania Approves Europe’s Most Comprehensive Crypto Law Yet

Albania’s Parliament signed a bill into law on May 21 plenary session a legal framework for cryptocurrencies. The law, “On Financial Markets Based on the Technology of Distributed Ledgers,” first appeared before the Committee of Economy in October 2019 and was approved today with 88 votes in favor, 16 against and 3 abstentions. Introduced by […]

Moderna (MRNA) Stock Rises 10%, FDA Approves mRNA-1273 Vaccine for Phase 2 Trial

Phase 2 trial of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine will shortly begin and enroll 600 participants. The company is also planning to begin phase 3 trial as early as this summer. MRNA stock is 10% up now. Biotech company Moderna Inc. (NASDAQ: MRNA) has come one step closer to finding a COVID-19 vaccine. As Moderna has said, […]