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Bitcoin Regulation

‘EU-Level Action Needed’ for Cryptocurrency, Says...

The European Banking Authority (EBA) is calling for standardized regulations for cryptocurrency operations within the EU. Europe’s banking watchdog believes such a move will...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jan 09, 2019 | 14:00

Crypto-Lobbyists in D.C. Fight For the Best Frameworks

A handful of cryptocurrency and blockchain lobbyists are working to promote and explain the technology to U.S lawmakers and regulators.  The hope is to nurture the development of...

Melanie Kramer | Sep 23, 2018 | 01:00
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New Report Warns EU Policymakers Not to Ban Bitcoin

New research analysis on cryptocurrencies for the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the EU parliament cautions lawmakers neither to ignore nor “attempt to ban” virtual...

Allen Scott | Jul 02, 2018 | 07:00
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EU Adopts New AML Directive to Combat Cryptocurrency Crimes

The European Union recently adopted a new anti-money laundering (AML) directive specifically targeting cryptocurrencies. It is the fifth AML directive of the EU, and aims to detect...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jun 26, 2018 | 00:00

Bitcoin Legitimized in EU Following New KYC Regulations

Bitcoin is set to find new legitimacy in the European Union as member states agreed to force cryptocurrency exchanges within its jurisdiction to collect identification data on their...

Adam James | May 16, 2018 | 19:00

Blockchain Experts in Demand at Mastercard

Mastercard has their hiring eye on blockchain specialists. The massive corporation seeks to further incorporate the technology into their company and needs skilled help to do it. Long...

Nikita Blows | Apr 14, 2018 | 05:00
Finnish Crypto Exchange Prasos Oy's Trading Days May Be Numbered
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Finnish Crypto Exchange Prasos Oy’s Trading Days May Be...

Four out of the five banks that Finnish-based Prasos Oy uses for their business has severed ties with the exchange, citing money laundering fears as the main reason. Prasos Oy has...

Nikita Blows | Mar 09, 2018 | 23:00

UK Companies Could Use ICOs to Overcome Brexit Investment Slowdown

The United Kingdom has seen an investment slowdown over the drawn-out Brexit process, but one crypto expert says UK firms could use ICOs to overcome this circumstance. Way back in June...

Jeff Francis | Dec 30, 2017 | 09:00
EU still not regulating cryptocurrency

Call For EU To Draw Up New Bitcoin Regulation

Addressing regulatory concerns in regard to Bitcoin is proving to be quite a task, with nations eager to not repress innovation while also preventing financial malpractice and warning...

Matthew Tompkins | Dec 21, 2017 | 22:00

France Wants the G20 to Debate Bitcoin in 2018

The French government will request a debate about regulating Bitcoin at the next G20 summit. The G20 comprises the biggest economies in the world. G20 to Debate Regulating Bitcoin On...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | Dec 18, 2017 | 13:00
EU crypto clampdown

Cryptocurrency Clampdown Approved by EU to Fight Terrorism

The European Union has agreed to a cryptocurrency clampdown to combat money laundering, tax evasion, and financing of terrorism. For a number of years, countries have grappled with...

Jeff Francis | Dec 16, 2017 | 08:00

EU Proposes Account Freezes to Prevent Bank Runs; Bitcoin to the...

Europian Union countries are exploring the idea of imposing an EU-wide account freeze measure to prevent potential bank runs. Could Bitcoin provide a viable alternative to secure...

Ashour Iesho | Jul 29, 2017 | 22:15

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