Russia’s Biggest Bank Considers Launching Its Own Stablecoin

Sberbank, a state-owned company and the largest bank in Russia, is considering the possibility of issuing its own token, according to its key executives. Sergey Popov, director of the transaction business at Sberbank, says that Russia’s banking giant is thinking of issuing its own stablecoin that could be pegged one-to-one to the Russian ruble, local … Read more

Twitter Hack Shows That Crypto Is Easier to Investigate Than Fiat, Say Industry Law Experts

During an Aug. 4 panel on legal compliance within the cryptocurrency industry, major figures noted recent shifts in public perception of the industry, pointing to arrests within weeks of the Twitter hack as an example of how effective blockchain analytics can be for solving crime. The panel is part of an ongoing series from the … Read more

Blockchain Powered Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Max Crowdfund Receives Approval From the Netherlands’ Financial Market Authority

Max Crowdfund, a blockchain-powered real estate crowdfunding platform, has reported secured approval from the Financial Market Authority (FMA) in the Netherlands. Under development since 2017, Max Crowdfund explained that it allows registered investors to access high-quality real estate investment opportunities in a matter of minutes, from any computer or mobile device, with the security of … Read more

Government Official Updates Progress of India’s Cryptocurrency Law

A government official has reportedly confirmed that a “note” regarding the legal framework for cryptocurrency in India has been forwarded to related ministries for inter-ministerial discussions. It would then be presented to the cabinet for approval. Status of Indian Crypto Bill India’s cryptocurrency bill is back in the limelight on Tuesday after Moneycontrol reported on … Read more