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Global Stablecoins Could ‘Pose Systemic Risks’ to EU

The French Financial Markets Authority (AMF) has provided its position on crypto-assets and regulation in a response to the European Commission’s consultation. While the country...

Christina Comben | 4 months ago
Germany Sees Crypto as 'Financial Instruments' but Shuts Down Bitcoin ATM
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BaFin Sees Crypto as ‘Financial Instruments’ but Shuts Down Bitcoin ATM

Just 3 days after recognizing crypto-assets as financial instruments, BaFin, Germany’s financial regulatory agency has shut down a Bitcoin ATM operator. Why would German authorities...

Ricardo Martinez | 5 months ago
France, Austria Join Forces to Combat Crypto Crime
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France, Austria Join Forces to Combat Crypto Crime

Blockchain analysis offers a glimpse into potentially illegal behavior. Now, French and Austrian technology experts are joining forces to tackle crypto-based money laundering...

Christine Vasileva | 6 months ago
Crypto Tax in 2020: A Comprehensive Guide
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Crypto Tax in 2020: A Comprehensive Guide

Paying crypto taxes is becoming increasingly difficult in 2020, as government tax authorities around the world continue to change their minds on how digital assets should be handled...

Bitcoinist | 7 months ago
Will Bitcoin Budge as Brexit Arrives Tomorrow?
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Will Bitcoin Budge as Brexit Arrives Tomorrow?

After years in the making, Brexit is finally happening tomorrow. The event is expected to cause a major shift in the global economy and could bring about any number of unforeseen...

Ricardo Martinez | 7 months ago
Austria: Crypto Firms Face €200K Fine Under New AML Directive
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Austria: Crypto Firms Face €200K Fine Under New AML Directive

Crypto businesses in Austria can be fined up to 200,000 EUR (above $221,000) starting from tomorrow, if they do not operate under the country’s new licensing requirements...

Christine Vasileva | 7 months ago
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Europeans Trade Bitcoin Futures the Most on BitMEX: Data

In the past month, European business hours became extremely active for bitcoin futures trading on BitMEX futures.  European Traders Pick Up the Slack on BitMEX New data shows European...

Christine Vasileva | 8 months ago
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EU Might Issue Digital Currency In Response to Libra

The European Central Bank (ECB) might issue a public digital currency, Reuters reported on Tuesday, citing a draft document. The move is meant to counteract the influence of Libra, the...

Anatol Antonovici | 9 months ago
EU needs common approach to crypto
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EU Needs a ‘Common Approach’ to Crypto Regulation Says Commissioner

Valdis Dombrovskis — the European Union’s (EU) finance commissioner says crypto regulation will be a major focus of his if appointed for a second term. Robust Crypto Regulation in...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 10 months ago
trump europe tarrifs bitcoin safe haven
Bitcoin

EU Next on Trump’s Tariff List; Will People Turn To Bitcoin?

As if there were not enough economic problems facing countries of the world at the moment without an escalating trade war imposed by the Trump administration. Not content with levying...

Martin Young | 11 months ago
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Bitcoin Regulation

Holland: Crypto Businesses Outside the EU Will Need ‘Whitelisting’

Cryptocurrency businesses from outside the European Union will need to be white-listed to operate in Holland, based on the demands of the Central Bank. Holland may help to change the...

Christine Vasileva | 11 months ago
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Facebook Faces Fresh EU Scrutiny As WhatsApp Edges Closer To Mobile Payments

The European Union is actively probing Facebook’s Libra digital currency project for competition law violations, mainstream media report. Facebook’s Libra Has ‘Potential...

Anja van Oosterhout | 12 months ago

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