Blockchain Today

El Salvador Passes a Bill to Recognize Bitcoin as a Legal Payment Instrument

June 9th, 2021|

The Legislative Assembly of El Salvador adopted a bill recognizing Bitcoin as an official payment instrument in the country on a par with the US dollar. https://twitter.com/AsambleaSV/status/1402508029564760064?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1402508029564760064%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_c10&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fforklog.com%2Fsalvador-prinyal-zakonoproekt-o-priznanii-bitkoina-zakonnym-sredstvom-raschetov%2F The bill was supported by 62 out of 84 parliamentarians, 17 opposed, and [...]

Indonesia Discussing the Introduction of the Income Tax On Cryptocurrencies

May 11th, 2021|

Indonesian authorities are planning to tax the profits generated from transactions with cryptocurrencies, reports Reuters with reference to the representative of Indonesia's tax office Neilmaldrin Noor. According to him, a specific mechanism for taxing cryptocurrencies is under discussion. "It is [...]

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Association News

Blockchain Association Announces Gallant Exchange as Latest Approved Member

July 7th, 2020|

July 7th 2020, The Blockchain Association today announces Gallant Exchange as its latest approved member. The company joins a growing list of digital asset exchanges, which are committed to upholding the highest standards of commercial honor and best business practices [...]

Expert Committee Member Simon Grunfeld Launches New Digital Asset Exchange

June 25th, 2020|

June 25, 2020, The Blockchain Association today announces that Blockchain Expert Committee (BEC) member Simon Grunfeld has launched the Gallant Exchange, a NYC based Sports and Crypto start-up focusing on retail trading and sports fan engagement. With the new role [...]

Expert Opinion

How to Avoid Common Fraud Involving Cryptocurrency

August 22nd, 2019|

The nature of limited supply for many digital assets and other commodity-like qualities coupled with network effects and market inefficiencies helps create extreme volatility in many cases and as can be seen historically. In addition to market risk, crypto-assets can [...]

What’s the Story with Ethereum?

June 28th, 2019|

This article was originally published in Medium. It is reposted here with permission from the author. Ethereum is an open-source and public platform for creating decentralised online services that work on the basis of smart contracts. The platform is decentralised, based [...]

What’s the Story with Ripple?

June 28th, 2019|

This article was originally published in Medium. It is reposted here with permission from the author. Ripple Overview Ripple is a cryptocurrency platform for payment systems, which focusses on transactions without chargebacks to proceed payments directly, secure and very fast. [...]