The government of Belarus has passed new statutes aimed in part at encouraging the development of companies around cryptocurrency and blockchain.
A group of university economists believe bitcoin is no threat to the financial stability, though regulatory oversight needs to be increased.
The director of Denmark's central bank has given a warning on bitcoin, describing it as "dangerous" and unregulated.
The head of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority has warned that people stand to lose their funds if they invest in bitcoin.
The French government has given the official nod for trading unlisted securities using blockchain technology.
The governor of the Bank of France has warned on the risks of investing in bitcoin, calling the cryptocurrency "speculative."
Prosecutors in the Russian state of Tatarstan have issued a warning to a local businessman about two bitcoin ATMs.
The European Central Bank's Ewald Nowotny has said that China's recent crackdown has brought new focus on cryptocurrency regulations.
An alleged money laundered tied to the BTC-e bitcoin exchange and wanted by both Russia and the U.S. will attend an extradition hearing next month.
The European Securities and Markets Authority has issued statements outlining the perceived risks of ICOs for investors and startups.