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M alaysia grabs the crypto-regulation . In Malaysia, there are signs of progress in the crypto-regulation. The government announced the comprehensive regulatory measures for the first quarter of 2019. In the process, Finance Minister Lim Guan faces Closely crypto-currencies, in principle, open. The Malaysian government would like to work very closely with the Malaysian Central Bank. In addition, a design for a state of their own crypto currency, the Cape of good hope Coin is waiting on the blessing of the government.BaFin prohibits binary options
The German Federal financial Supervisory authority (BaFin) intends to confirm the in June of, the European stock market regulator ESMA has imposed a ban of binary options. 29. In November, BaFin published a notice of disposal, up to 20. December can still be commented on. As a reason, the authority announced, among other things, the gambling nature of the derivatives.Blockchain in the Bundestag
On the 28. November, experts from industry and research took questions from the members on the subject of Blockchain. Before the members of Parliament put together inside and parliamentarians, a total of 29 questions to a catalog. The list of questions ranged from General questions ("How do you rate the European Blockchain-partnership?") to specific questions ("How, then, can be secured by the use of Smart Contracts in the civil code, enshrined principles in the treatment of errors, such as, for example, the right to avoid that?"). BTC-ECHO editor-in-chief Sven Wagenknecht hopes that the members have diligently written.Ohio accepted payment of taxes in Bitcoin
in The U.S. state of Ohio allows companies to pay their taxes in Bitcoin. The authorities work together with the crypto-payment service provider BitPay. In the medium term, individuals should be given the Option to pay your taxes in BTC.Deadline for Jens Spahns Blockchain-idea competition is getting closer
Up to 10. December can still be suggestions for useful applications of the Blockchain technology at the Federal Ministry for health submitted. The winner of the pre-selection invites the Minister of health, Jens Spahn of the "future workshop" on 27. February 2019. There, you can then present their projects to a Jury of experts. The winner of 15,000 euros waving.South Korea is toying with Blockchain-elections
In South Korea, works the science Ministry in a decentralised E-Voting solution. The Blockchain technology should play a significant role, and the aspect of the elimination of the middle man in the foreground. Apparently the first test run, the Blockchain-election is imminent; in government circles, one can hear that the development of the E-Voting platform is nearing the end.