Cryptocurrencies are “unlikely” to shake up the dominance of central banks and sovereign currencies, the EU’s newest report says.
A committee of the European Parliament believes that small businesses could benefit from integrating blockchain technology.
Today, April 20th, EU Parliament voted in a December agreement by 574 votes to 13 votes (with 60 abstentions), which proposed tighter regulation for digital currencies in attempts to prevent the coins from being used for money laundering and terrorism financing. The agreement will also permit EU citizens to learn about the true owners of… […]
The European Parliament has released a research paper that touts blockchain in the prevention of odometer fraud or “clocking.”
In a recent announcement, the EU released a new directive related to the anti-money laundering (AML) issue that focuses particularly on digital currencies.
EU Parliament members have published new draft legislation outlining their plans to regulate digital currencies. Source
The EU Parliament’s in-house research office has published a new wide-ranging report on blockchain tech. Source
The European Union is moving closer to establishing a dedicated task force focused on digital currencies. Source
A member of the European Parliament is proposing $1.1m be spent on a task force focused on studying digital currencies and blockchain.
EU Parliament has approved a proposal to launch a digital currency task force to monitor the rapid proliferation of the technology within Europe. Today’s vote passed with 542 Members of Parliament voting in favor, 51 voting against, and 11 abstentions, according to a European Parliament News article. The report, calling for the formation of the […]
The European Parliament has voted to recommend that the bloc’s government create a task force dedicated to digital currencies and blockchain.
Members of the EU Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs voted today to adopt the recently-released report on virtual currencies. According to an EDCAB (European Digital Currency & Blockchain Technology Forum) report, the vote passed with 54 members approving the measure and only 1 member disapproving, in addition to 2 absentee members. The report, which […]
The European Union (EU) Parliament, on the advice of Pablo Zalba, will vote on Tuesday, March 17, on whether credit card transaction fees should be arbitrarily capped at 0.2 %. The legislation, which