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Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange Issues Thought Paper on Crypto and Blockchain

The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange has reportedly issued a thought paper on crypto and blockchain infrastructure for issuing digital assets. The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has issued a thought paper on cryptocurrency and blockchain infrastructure for issuing digital assets, reports the Emirati government news agency WAM Nov. 6.                                 The document was reportedly issued […]

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Dubai Department of Finance Launches Blockchain-Based Payment System for UAE Gov’t

Dubai Department of Finance has launched a blockchain-powered payment system geared towards government entities in collaboration with Smart Dubai Office. The Dubai Department of Finance (DoF) has partnered with the Smart Dubai Office (SDO) to launch a blockchain-powered payment system. The news was reported on by a local news site Zawya, September 23. The new […]

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From Qatar to Palestine: How Cryptocurrencies Are Regulated in the Middle East

The UAE’s utopian blockchain plans, Palestine’s national cryptocurrency plans and more. On Sept. 4, the government of Bahrain, a constitutional monarchy in the Persian Gulf, emphasized the importance of blockchain for the country’s economy. While the kingdom seems to be taking a rather positive approach toward crypto, the Middle East at large has proven to […]