Year: 2018

Belarus and New Developments in the Crypto Regulatory Framework

Belarus, which legalized business activities related to digital assets earlier this year, has now expanded its crypto-friendly regulatory framework. The High Technologies Park (HTP) in Minsk, where companies from the industry are welcome to register and operate, has announced new regulations aimed at creating even more favorable conditions for cryptocurrency startups. The former Soviet republic became one of the first jurisdictions in Europe to adopt legislation designed to attract crypto and blockchain companies when President Lukashenko’s decree […]

Belarusians Can Buy Cryptocurrencies Despite Losing Access to a Chinese Exchange.

Infamous chinese cryptocurrency exchange has informed Belarusian customers that its services will no longer be available in their country. Belarus is one of only a few jurisdictions in Europe that have adopted crypto-friendly regulations. The number of fintech entities operating in the country has been growing since President Alexander Lukashenko’s Decree No. 8 entered into force in March. Fortunately, other options are available. A number of online platforms offer exchange services in the post-Soviet space. Best Change, for […]

CFTC’s LabCFTC Releases Primer About Smart Contracts

The Primer Helps To Explain Smart Contract Technology And Related Risks And Challenges

The Primer Helps To Explain Smart Contract Technology And Related Risks And Challenges The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s LabCFTC today released, “A CFTC Primer on Smart Contracts.” This primer is part of LabCFTC’s effort to engage with innovators and market participants on a range of financial technology (FinTech) topics, and follows on a 2017 primer on virtual currencies and the agency’s recent FinTech Forward conference. “Smart contracts are being used to drive further automation in our markets […]

JS.Trojan.Nemucod.K Trojan threat found in Binance Mac Client

JS.Trojan.Nemucod.K Binance trojan identified and removed

Community, beware. Bitdefender Virus Scanner found and removed two JS.Trojan.Nemucod.K files: packaged in the Binance app for Mac OS:   Belarus Blockchain Center reminds you to excercise extra caution in dealing with any software. Always make sure to: Install Anti-Virus/Malware Software. Keep Your Anti-Virus Software Up to Date. Run Regularly Scheduled Scans with Your Anti-Virus Software. Keep Your Operating System Current. For more information on JS.Trojan.Nemucod visit https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/wdsi/threats/malware-encyclopedia-description?Name=TrojanDownloader:JS/Nemucod  

Ohio becomes the first state to accept bitcoin for tax payments

Starting Monday, businesses in Ohio will be able to pay their taxes in bitcoin — making the state that’s high in the middle and round on both ends the first in the nation to accept cryptocurrency officially. Companies who want to take part in the program simply need to go to OhioCrypto.com and register to pay whatever taxes their corporate hearts desire in crypto. It could be anything from cigarette sales taxes to employee withholding taxes, according to […]

ZAP Project is Blooming

Zap.org

ZAP Project came to present at the first international Belarus Blockchain Conference on November 2017 in Minsk, Belarus where ZAP team made a big splash, turned many heads, and raised many more curious brows. Remarkable and historic Decree on Development of Digital Economy in Belarus entered into force on March 28, 2018. Belarus’ Digital Economy Decree call was heard around the world. All of us at the Belarus Blockchain Center have ears pressed firmly against the innovation ground’s heartbeat and we are pleased to […]

CREXBY – Crypto Exchange Belarus – brought Belarus to the world of crypto.

New York – October 29, 2018 – The first Belarusian cryptocurrency exchange CREXBY officially opened in New York. The CREXBY Exchange is the first project in the field of new technologies and blockchains, publicly implemented by Belarusians after the Belarusian Presidential Decree “On the Development of the Digital Economy” entered into force on March 28, 2018. “CREXBY is a revolving door for Belarus to the outside world, and for the global community to Belarus; a multifunctional platform on […]

CREXBY– Crypto Exchange Belarus– представила Беларусь в мире.

Crexby Exchange

Нью-Йорк – 29 октября 2018 года– В Нью-Йорке официально начала работу первая белорусская криптовалютная биржа CREXBY. Биржа CREXBY стала первым настоящим проектом в сфере новых технологий и блокчейн, публично реализованным белорусами после вступления в силу Декрета Президента Беларуси «О развитии цифровой экономики» 28 марта 2018 года. «CREXBY – это вращающаяся дверь – для Беларуси во внешний мир, а глобального сообщества – в Беларусь; многофункциональная площадка, на которой кроме обмена и торгов, становится возможным реализация уникальных проектов – […]

New York Regulators Rubber Stamp Bitcoin ATM’s

The State Department of Financial Services ruled on Thursday that it has given its approval for a virtual currency license to Coinsource Inc. New York residents will be able to acquire bitcoin or sell it in exchange for fiat currency at kiosks very similar to ATMs around the city of New York. The kiosks are known as BTMs, or Bitcoin Teller Machines. Coinsource Inc, a bitcoin teller machine operator based out of Fort Worth, Texas, has implemented […]