Commentary / World Dec 16, 2014

How regulation spurs growth

by Rod Hunter

The world's richer countries created their regulatory infrastructure over generations, during a time of little direct global competition. Emerging markets need to create theirs in a greatly compressed time frame to strengthen their growth capacity.

Cabinet to mull bitcoin regulation 'if necessary'

Business Mar 18, 2014

Cabinet to mull bitcoin regulation 'if necessary'

The Abe administration decided Tuesday to consider taking steps to regulate bitcoin trading, if necessary, after obtaining more information about the digital currency. But the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did not say whether it will immediately seek a legal system to regulate bitcoins, ...