Category Archives: Regulation

When blockchains dissolve regulatory boundaries

Thought provoking on the possibilities of digital identity and blockchains. Source: Consult Hyperion’s Dave Birch imagines when blockchains dissolve regulatory boundaries Advertisements

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India shakes up financial sector by issuing new payments bank licences

India shakes up financial sector with payments bank licences – FT.com. Way to go, India!

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Safaricom ordered to open M-Pesa platform

Safaricom ordered to open M-Pesa platform | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation. Growing pains for M-Pesa as they flex their dominant carrier muscle. Uncharted waters for regulators who still cant figure out how to solve complaints from competitors.

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Today is kick-off day for Full SEPA

Full SEPA is Here, At Last — Payments Views from Glenbrook Partners.

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Bitcoin and the Dólar Blue in Argentina

Bitcoin and the Dólar Blue in Argentina — Medium. The only consolation to tight foreign exchange controls in Argentina is the amazing promotional effect it is making in driving Bitcoin adoption. There is always a bright side for what seems … Continue reading

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Regulatory requirements to carry out Bitcoins activities in Canada

Can you carry out Bitcoins activities in Canada without legal risks? | Osler Insights: A Blog on Technology, Innovation and Outsourcing.

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One step closer to surcharging credit cards in the US

Judge Gleeson Approves Interchange Fee Settlement with Visa, MasterCard.

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