Cryptocurrency And ICO Laws Submitted To Russian Legislature

Two bills relating to cryptocurrencies and ICOs have been submitted to the lower house of Russia’s legislature, the State Duma. The development comes after the country’s Ministry of Finance and central bank reportedly reached a consensus on the topic of whether digital asset trading should be allowed in general, or only in the context of

15-Year-Old Hacks Hardware Crypto Wallet Ledger

15-Year-Old Hacks Hardware Crypto Wallet LedgerHardware wallet Ledger Nano S had a break in – teenage security expert, Saleem Rashid, found an issue with the “tamper-free” wallet. The story began on Nov. 2017, when Rashid reported a flaw to Ledger CTO, Nicolas Bacca, which could allow attackers to steal funds from wallet users. Rashid had observed

OECD Urges Examination Of Tax Standards For Cryptocurrency, Blockchain Technology

On Tuesday, the OECD called for international collaboration regarding taxation matters, specifying that its Forum on Tax Administration will study the “tax consequences” of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. In the last week, the intergovernmental organization also addressed the emerging sector through its report on the “Tax Challenges Arising from Digitalisation.”