Coinbase has announced it has been granted an e-money license from the U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority.
Neither centralized nor decentralized cryptocurrencies are likely to facilitate a cashless economy, according to new ECB comments. #NEWS
Joint European banking report wary of digital currencies issued by banks. #NEWS
European Banking Authority chairperson says “excessive” regulation in fintech could restrict innovation #NEWS
“Let innovation flourish” says new EU “Action Plan” on Blockchain and fintech. #NEWS
Unreleased draft doc details EU plans for crowdfunding law, Blockchain ‘standards’ across bloc #NEWS
Liechtenstein: Bank Frick claims there is cross-Europe interest in its new ‘direct’ crypto investment and cold storage options. #NEWS
The EU has warned that it will regulate cryptocurrencies if the risks that accompany the rise of Bitcoin and its rivals are not addressed at the global level first. More discussions will be held at the G20 summit in March, but actual policy is unlikely to materialize until late this year or early 2019. “We do […]
Austria is considering EU-wide crypto regulations based on the trading rules for gold and derivatives #NEWS
A French stock market watchdog has stated that cryptocurrency derivatives must be regulated under new EU financial reforms. #NEWS
A group of European Union regulators will meet next week to discuss the regulation of cryptocurrencies.
Europe’s newest digital currency, the Korona, which runs on the Lightning Network and is being touted as more stable, safer, and cheaper to use than its competitors, was launched in Budapest, Hungary on February 15th. Korona’s ICO is scheduled for March 26th, and the token will be immediately available for payments and transfers. According to a […]
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have shown clear signs of a pricing bubble and consumers could lose all of their money, the European Union’s banking, securities, and insurance watchdogs said today, February 12th. The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) for securities, banking, and insurance and pensions said in a joint statement that they were “concerned” about an increasing […]
The European Supervisory Authorities warn customers against investing in cryptocurrencies without understanding the risks and to only spend the money they can afford to lose. #NEWS
The ECB executive board member has supported recent criticism of bitcoin by Agustin Carstens, head of the Bank for International Settlements.