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Policy and Legal
Since the emergence of Bitcoin, policies and laws around cryptocurrencies has been controversial. Some countries have started to embrace digital currencies, while others have decided to ban digital assets altogether. Lawmakers and policymakers are beginning to evaluate the benefits of cryptocurrencies, while also raising concerns.


Crypto Expert Explains the Fear and Excitement in CAR of Accepting Bitcoin as Legal Tender
Exclusive Interview: Blockchain.News invites Marie Tatibouet, the Chief Marketing Officer, at Gate.io cryptocurrency exchange, to discuss the pros and cons of Bitcoin adoption in the Central African Republic and propose a way how crypto can be adopted in the region.
IMF Warns Countries against Adopting Cryptocurrency as Money
The global regulator has renewed its warning against the use of Bitcoin as legal tender.
South Korea’s Crypto Market Gears up to Legitimacy, With Banks Eyeing a Share of the Cake
With the incoming South Korean President, Yoon Suk-yeol, pledging the easing of crypto regulations, the market is on a solid path to being significantly legitimized.
El Salvador Tourism Sector Surges 30%, Benefit from Adopting Bitcoin as Legal Tender
El Salvador is leaping the dividends of making Bitcoin legal tender. The nation’s tourism industry has recorded a 30% surge since this milestone was attained in September 2021.
The IMF Urges El Salvador to Abandon Bitcoin as Legal Tender
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is concerned about the risks of El Salvador's issuance of bitcoin-backed bonds, urging El Salvador to terminate bitcoin as legal tender as soon as possible.
India Accuses WazirX of Tax Evasion, Future of Local Crypto Sector Remains Unclear
India’s largest cryptocurrency trading platform, WazirX, has been accused by the country's authorities of tax evasion worth $5.4 million.
Bitcoin will Reach $100K in 2022: Nayib Bukele Predicts
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele released on his official Twitter on January 2 his bullish forecasts for bitcoin in 2022. Among them, Nayib Bukele believes that the bitcoin price will reach a high of $100k in 2022.
European Digital Currencies Soon to Become Legal Tenders, ECB Says
Central Bank Digital Currencies may soon become legal tenders in their jurisdictions as planned by major central banks in Europe as officials are currently studying such initiatives.
Despite Regulatory Uncertainty, Ripple Is Launching Crypto Liquidity Service for Financial Firms
Ripple has announced that it is launching a liquidity hub that would allow financial services companies to provide their customers access to a range of cryptocurrencies.
Zimbabwe’s Government Consulting Private Sector on Adopting Crypto as Legal Tender
A key government official has revealed that Zimbabwe is considering legalizing cryptocurrency as a payment service.

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