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 | 4 months ago
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Crypto Now Officially Seen as Financial Instruments in Germany

Germany’s financial regulator has released guidelines classifying crypto as financial instruments. This move further expands the definition of financial instruments to include all...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 4 months ago
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Germany’s Second Largest Exchange Adds New Bitcoin Trading Product

Boerse Stuttgart, Germany’s second-largest stock exchange, has added a new inverse Bitcoin Exchange Traded Product (ETP). This will be the first crypto ETP, called 21Shares Short...

Ricardo Martinez | 5 months ago
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Germany To Issue Crypto Regulations On January 1 2020

The Amended Directive to the Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive will go into force in Germany on January 1, 2020. Some of the key changes affect how the German Banking Act and...

Emilio Janus | 7 months ago
German banks to store bitcoin soon
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German Banks Could Store Bitcoin and Provide Crypto Services Soon

Cryptocurrencies might finally go hand in hand with traditional money services. Starting from 2020, it might be legal for German banks to sell cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and provide...

Anatol Antonovici | 8 months ago
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German Gov’t Approves ‘Bundes-Chain’ to Combat Libra Cryptocurrency

The German government will approve its proposed blockchain strategy this September which reportedly blocks projects like Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency. Germany Readies Anti-Libra...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 10 months ago
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Germany’s GDP Drop Ignites Fears of Economic Contagion

Germany’s economy shrinks, fuelling risks of a recession and fears of economic contagion throughout Europe.  Unfortunately, central banks have limited resources to reduce the...

Richard Cox | 11 months ago
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BitPay Suspends Services in Germany For The Time Being

Citizens of Germany will no longer be able to use BitPay after the payments processor pulled its service on the heels of new BaFin regulations set to go live on January 1, 2020. Nein...

Eustace Cryptus | 12 months ago
Brazilian Bank Threatens to Close Crypto Exchanges' Accounts
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The Top 5 Countries Gripped by Bitcoin FOMO Right Now

The naysayers called Bitcoin dead (more than 350 times, to be precise). Veteran investors like Warren Buffet called it a ‘delusion’. Well, tell that to these five countries gripped...

Christina Comben | 1 year ago
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US Dollar Mirrors 1920s Weimar Republic Hyperinflation Against Bitcoin

The Bitcoin price in US dollars has begun exhibiting a trend which closely mimics the price history of Germany’s Papiermark during hyperinflation. Against Fiat, Bitcoin Follows...

Esther Kim | 1 year ago
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Deutsche Bank Gets Raided After Calling Bitcoin a Risk for Criminal Activity

Deutsche Bank headquarters got raided this week as another bank that regularly criticizes Bitcoin is again suspected of money laundering. Deutsche Bank Haunted by Panama Papers As...

Esther Kim | 2 years ago
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First Bitcoin ATM Installed in ECB’s Own Backyard

Germany has just got its second Bitcoin ATM in Frankfurt, home of the European Central Bank, as the total worldwide machine count hits 4000 for the first time. Bitcoin ATM Arrives in...

Esther Kim | 2 years ago