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New Blockchain Regulations in Europe for 2020

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According to the European Commission, blockchain and crypto-actives is an opportunity for digital finance in Europe. To encourage the development of innovation, regulation must be completed and adapted according to…

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A Survey Suggests British Citizens Are The Least Favorable to Crypto, while Italians are the Most

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Confidence that cryptocurrencies will still exist in 2030 is slightly increasing in Europe, with two-thirds of Europeans who filed the survey are believing this to be the case, finds a…

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European crypto

European Committee Calls for Standardized Crypto Rules

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A committee of the European Parliament calls for the end of crypto-related regulatory arbitrage – a way to use loopholes in regulatory systems to avoid unfavorable regulations – proposing that…

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European defense blockchain

European Defense Program Looking For Blockchain Solutions

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The European Commission is calling for future-oriented defense solutions including innovative blockchain concepts. A European Defense Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) tender, issued March 24, includes a 42-strong itemized list calling…

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Europe security Tokens

A New European Jurisdiction to Experiment on Security Tokens

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France’s markets regulator, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers — or AMF — is considering a regulatory sandbox meant to study the impact of security tokens in the European Union. The…

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European Libra

What Could The European Union do With Libra?

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Governments around the world are facing hard choices when it comes to cryptocurrency: overregulate it and risk losing the benefits to the economy, or do nothing and make themselves vulnerable…

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Central bank digital

World Economic Forum releasing a Central Bank Digital Currency Toolkit

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) — together with some of the world’s major central banks — has created a central bank digital currency (CBDC) policymaker toolkit. According to an announcement…

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Central Banks

EU Central Banks Exploring Cryptocurrencies Use Cases

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A raft of central banks are banding together to gauge whether they should launch their own digital currencies, Reuters reports. The group aims to assess use cases of central bank…

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Europe Bitcoin

European Citizen Bitcoin Spending habits are Surprising

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With more and more of us now choosing to spend our cryptocurrency holdings – instead of simply hoarding tokens – you might assume that people are starting to spend big…

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Central Bank Digital Currency

ECB President Positively Inclined Toward a Central Bank Digital Currency

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The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, supports the bank’s active involvement in the development of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) to address the demand for…

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