Google is forming a group dedicated to the blockchain and related technologies under a newly appointed executive who has spent more than a decade on the company’s core business of search advertising.

The Canadian Securities Administrators, or CSA, and Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, or IIROC, have issued guidelines for crypto trading platforms operating in the country to avoid “advertising and marketing materials that could mislead investors.” 

Lionel Messi’s transfer to Paris St. Germain (PSG) from FC Barcelona included a payment in crypto fan tokens. Fan tokens are a type of cryptocurrency that allows holders to vote on mostly minor decisions related to their clubs. 

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The Bitcoin network witnessed its first halving in 2012 when the Bitcoin’s issuance rate was reduced from 50 BTC to 25 BTC per mined block. The last two halvings occurred in 2016 and 2020, significantly slashing Bitcoin’s issuance rate to the current 3.125 BTC.

According to a supplement to the 2024 annual budget, Canada expects to apply the international Crypto-Asset Reporting Framework (CARF) for taxation by 2026. The country is getting an early start on the new standard, which is expected to be observed by 47 countries by 2027.

With Celo’s mobile-first stablecoin platform, CARE aims to achieve a quicker, cheaper and more traceable way of delivering aid. Celo’s cUSD stablecoin will be used for a voucher-based system to disseminate humanitarian aid to Ecuadorian women in need of health services.

Crypto exchange Binance appointed a chief regulatory liaison officer for the first time as it ramps up efforts to garner a more favorable view from financial regulators.

Group of Seven advanced economic nations has been discussing central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) this week, concluding that they should “do no harm” and meet rigorous standards.

Gita Gopinath, the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has called for a global policy to be put in place that will regulate cryptocurrency, instead of banning it.