Previously known as Rootstock the startup has long been praised for its potential to pave the way for implementation of ethereum-like smart contracts on bitcoin. While it would be easy for bitcoin users that want complex smart contracts to make the switch some users believe that while bitcoin is the biggest and most
Based on instructions from President Vladimir Putin, Russia’s central bank prepared a bill for the regulation of сryptocurrencies and ICO’s which was then submitted to the Duma for approval on December 28th, 2017. The bill is expected to be adopted in March of this year and then finalized by July 1st, 2018.
Brazil’s Securities and Exchange Commission announced that local investment funds are prohibited from investing in cryptocurrencies. The country’s regulators are currently working on crypto-regulation. Seven public hearings have already been held to discuss this subject. The Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil (CVM) issued a decree addressed to all officers