Legislation

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Brazil to Impose 15% Tax on Crypto Earnings Held on Offshore Exchanges: Report
The bill is awaiting presidential approval.
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Amidst Congressional Turbulence Senators Gillibrand and Lummis Speak on Overhauling Regulations at ‘State of Crypto’ in DC
At CoinDesk’s State of Crypto event in Washington, DC. Senators Gillibrand and Lummis discuss their bold comprehensive regulation bill aiming to unify all crypto interests und...
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U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Rostin Behnam says his agency still doesn't have the tools to prevent another FTX.  (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
CFTC Chief: Nothing Changed After FTX Meltdown to Empower Agency to Prevent Repeat
U.S. CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam says his agency is still awaiting new authorities from Congress to get supervision power over the crypto markets.
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Rostin Behnam says his agency still doesn't have the tools to prevent another FTX.  (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

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India's Supreme Court Turns Away Petition Asking Government to Frame Crypto Guidelines
"Though the petition is under Article 32 of the Constitution, it is evident that the real purpose is to seek bail in proceedings which are pending against the petitioner," the...
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EU Parliament Approves Data Act With Smart-Contract Kill Switch Provision
The final version of the bill's text, reviewed by CoinDesk in July, revealed that it contained a smart-contract kill switch clause.
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U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer, House majority whip, is seeking to use a budget bill to halt crypto enforcement actions from the Securities and Exchange Commission. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
U.S. House's Spending Bill Aims to Hamstring SEC's Gensler Amid His Crypto Crackdown
Lawmakers agreed to an amendment from Tom Emmer, a senior House member and vocal crypto supporter, to insert an SEC-blocking provision in their government spending plan.
U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer, House majority whip, is seeking to use a budget bill to halt crypto enforcement actions from the Securities and Exchange Commission. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

Just a couple of months after Coinbase launched a U.S. advocacy group for crypto enthusiasts, organizers say it's brought in $2 million and sent 16,000 messages to U.S. lawmakers. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Coinbase-Backed Advocacy Group Enlists Crypto Masses, Raises $2M From 80,000
Stand With Crypto, the campaign that's meant to bombard lawmakers with crypto supporters in their own backyards, says it's off to a fast start (with a lot of help from Coinbas...
Just a couple of months after Coinbase launched a U.S. advocacy group for crypto enthusiasts, organizers say it's brought in $2 million and sent 16,000 messages to U.S. lawmakers. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

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Marshall Islands Further Strengthen's Law That Made DAOs Legal Entities
The island nation cuts processing time for registration, provides immunity for DAOs using open-source software.
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Taiwan Crypto Regulation Gets Going With First Reading of Digital Asset Bill
The bill sets the groundwork for defining a virtual asset and how exchanges should operate in the country.
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U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Cynthia Lummis are hopeful about aspects of their sweeping crypto bill. (Stephen Lovekin/Shutterstock for CoinDesk)
Despite U.S. House Drama, Sens. Gillibrand, Lummis Bullish on Stablecoin Bill and Illicit Finance Legislation
The crypto-oriented duo of Sens. Gillibrand and Lummis are pressing for smaller slices of their wide-reaching crypto bill to get done, and they predict TradFi's arrival in ETF...
U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Cynthia Lummis are hopeful about aspects of their sweeping crypto bill. (Stephen Lovekin/Shutterstock for CoinDesk)