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Putin Advisor Announces New Blockchain Advocacy Group

The chief internet advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced the creation of a new association focused on blockchain and cryptocurrency, reports say. According to local news source RNS, Herman Klimenko revealed the new group – the Russian Association of Blockchain and…

The Simplest Way to Understand Why The DAO Was a Security

Last Tuesday night, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ended months of speculation, breaking its silence on blockchain tokens and issuing a landmark report that said a blockchain-based project called The DAO had issued securities under U.S. law. The report, however, is important…

Russia Prepares to Legalize ICOs

Russia is currently working on a regulatory framework to legalize Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), local publications reported on Wednesday. This is in addition to a bill that is being finalized to recognize cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ether. Amending Law…

Blockchain in France: A Primer on an Emerging Market

Alexandre Stachtchenko is co-founder of Blockchain Partner and president of an association created by the merger of two French blockchain startups: Blockchain France and Blockchain Lab. Blockchain Partner is at the forefront of blockchain consultation in France. In this opinion piece, Stachtchenko provides an in…