Nairobi, Kenya (Amani Nation/Unsplash)

Kenyan Government Suspends Worldcoin Activity on Financial Security, Privacy Concerns

Kenya is the first country to fully suspend Worldcoin operations. Data protection offices in Europe have started investigations.

Aug 2, 2023
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Crypto Custodian Hex Trust Expands European Foray With Registration in France

The registration, which follows last year's approval in Italy, is "a significant milestone" for its European expansion plans, Hex Trust said.

Aug 2, 2023
(L-R) Shaktikanta Das, Governor, Reserve Bank of India and Nirmala Sitharaman, Indian Finance Minister at the G20 Annual Meetings, in October 2022. (Indian Ministry of Finance)

G20 President India Publishes its Input for Framing Global Crypto Rules

India's presidency note on crypto is an effort to have its suggestions included in the framing of global crypto rules.

Aug 2, 2023



Sam Bankman-Fried (left) exits a courthouse after a hearing on July 26, 2023. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Sam Bankman-Fried Maybe Hasn’t Escaped Campaign Finance Charges

The Department of Justice pulled one charge, but it's still pursuing seven for trial this October – and another trial on different charges next March.

Jul 28, 2023
Trade (Ian Taylor/Unsplash)
U.K. Move to Digitize Trade Documents Could Rely on Blockchain, Government Says

The Electronic Trade Documents Act, set to take effect later this year, could make use of blockchain tech to improve security and reduce costs.

Jul 27, 2023
Craig Wright (Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for CoinGeek)
Proposed Legal Reforms Aid UK Crypto Dreams – but Offer Scant Hope for Bitcoin Developers Sued by Craig Wright

A new Law Commission report doesn’t address legal concerns beyond token ownership, lawyers told CoinDesk.

Jul 20, 2023
A court ruling that some XRP sales were not investment contracts, may give other defendants in SEC cases a new arrow in their quiver. (Marija Zaric /Unsplash)
What Ripple’s Partial XRP Win Means for Other Crypto Firms Fighting SEC

Coinbase and Binance have a new precedent to cite in court – if the decision survives potential appeal. That’s no sure thing, lawyers said.

Jul 14, 2023