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Korean Lawyers Urge Government to Draw Up Blockchain Rules

The Korean Bar Association has called on the government to introduce blockchain regulations, ASAP......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskNov 9th, 2018

South Korean Capital’s $1 Billion Startup Fund Will Include Blockchain Firms

The Seoul Metropolitan Government has committed over $1 billion to invest in innovative startups by 2022, including blockchain firms......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 19th, 2019

South Korean Government Trials Blockchain for Shipping Efficiency Boost

Two South Korean government ministries are exploring blockchain's potential to bring new efficiencies to port logistics......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskDec 18th, 2018

South Korea to Double Blockchain Trials in Public Sector Next Year

The South Korean government is literally doubling down on its efforts to trial blockchain in the public sector for 2019......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 4th, 2018

South Korean Government Sets Aside $880m for Blockchain

South Korea’s government has ringfenced $880 million in its annual budget next ye.....»»

Category: topSource: redherringAug 16th, 2018

US Advocacy Group Calls for National Action Plan on Blockchain

The Chamber of Digital Commerce has called for the U.S. government to implement a national strategy for blockchain technology......»»

Category: forexSource: coindesk21 hr. 0 min. ago

South Korea To Allow Medical Cannabis Imports Starting In March

Almost three months after the legalization of medical marijuana, the South Korean government is moving forward and plans to allow imports of weed starting next month. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 19th, 2019

Germany Seeking Industry Feedback for National Blockchain Strategy

The German government is soliciting industry feedback ahead of developing a blockchain strategy by summer, according to Reuters......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 19th, 2019

Facebook ‘intentionally and knowingly’ violated U.K. privacy and competition rules, British lawmakers say

Lawmakers on Sunday said Facebook had "violated both data privacy and anti-competition laws" in the country, stressing that the U.K. government should open investigations into the social media giant's business practices......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 17th, 2019

U.S. Marijuana Sellers On a Tortuous Path to Widespread Approval

Cannabis companies like Curaleaf and Acreage can’t list their stocks in the U.S., or draw on U.S. bank lines. They also must cope with wide variations in state regulations. Don’t look for much progress from the federal government for at least a year......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 17th, 2019

Restaurateurs urge Cuomo to abolish tipped wage

Some restaurant owners want the government to make them and their competitors pay their servers more. That was the implied message of a letter that 21 restaurateurs, representing several dozen... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 2019

Trump’s Lawyers May Have Provided False Info on Hush Payments, Says Rep. Elijah Cummings

Notes from the Office of Government Ethics show that Trump’s lawyers gave "evolving stories." .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 15th, 2019

China Shuts Everest Base Camp to Trash-Dropping Tourists

Major cleanup effort and new environmental rules will reshape China's side of the world's highest mountain. The Chinese government is blocking non-climbers from visiting the base camp on its side of the world’s highest mountain, Everest, kn.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 15th, 2019

Iran’s Government Is Using Crypto Startups as Part of Its Blockchain Embrace

Sources in Iran say the country's financial sector is taking clear steps toward a state-backed token economy......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 14th, 2019

Cryptos: Overstock founder Patrick Byrne pitches radical transformation of government services via blockchain

Never one to shy away from a big bet, crytpo evangelist Patrick Byrne has some bold plans for his company in the distributed ledger field......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2019

Chuck Schumer, Bernie Sanders Urge Limit On Corporate Buybacks

Two Democratic Party leaders penned an op-ed for the New York Times Sunday calling for new rules related to corporate buybacks. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 4th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Appeals court rules San Francisco’s soda-ad health warnings are unconstitutional

A federal appeals court ruled a San Francisco ordinance requiring health warnings on advertising for sugary drinks violates the First Amendment, in a victory for national beverage makers whose products have come under increasing government scrutiny......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2019

Exclusive: Walmart"s Flipkart warns of major "customer disruption" if new India rules not delayed

Walmart Inc's online retailer Flipkart has told the Indian government the company faces the risk of "significant customer disruption" if the implementation of new curbs for e-commerce is not delayed by six months, a source told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 29th, 2019

Three years later, India"s bankruptcy reform languishes in courts

When India introduced new bankruptcy resolution rules in 2016, government officials and investors said they expected debt-burdened state-owned banks to clear up some of their bad loans and create a dynamic market in restructured debt......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 27th, 2019

Italy’s Senate Moves to Set Legal Foundation for Blockchain Timestamps

The Italian government could soon amend a law to allow legalized blockchain verification of documents......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 25th, 2019

Trump administration finalizes business tax-break rules, just in time

Shrugging off the limitations of the partial government shutdown, the Trum.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 21st, 2019