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Top officials say Gibraltar will let the market determine what ‘good’ ICOs look like, and hinted that crypto investment fund regulation is to come.
The Finnish government has released guidelines prescribing how authorities must handle the 2,000 bitcoin confiscated since 2016.
Lithuania’s central bank has said it is probing Bankera’s initial coin offering after determining that the token offered counts as a security.
Switzerland’s financial regulator has released new guidelines indicating it will treat some initial coin offerings (ICOs) as securities.
Austrian authorities are pursuing suspects across Europe in an alleged bitcoin scam that led to millions of dollars in losses for investors.
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, has said it’s not his institution’s job to regulate cryptocurrencies.
One of Russia’s government ministries has proposed a law that would introduce a capital threshold for initial coin offering (ICO) organizers.
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 […]
Most banks seemingly have no love lost for cryptocurrencies these days. With dozens of financial institutions opposing Bitcoin purchases, it is evident things are not looking good. In Europe, however, the situation is a bit different. Smaller banks are looking forward to giving investors access to cryptocurrencies without any major hurdles. Some even offer professional […]
Gibraltar’s legislators plan to discuss a draft of a law proposing to regulate ICOs.
The ECB executive board member has supported recent criticism of bitcoin by Agustin Carstens, head of the Bank for International Settlements.
The Europe Union’s top securities watchdog has said cryptocurrency will be one of the agency’s top priorities in 2018.
Bitcoin has proven to be one of the oddest forms of money to date. Largely ignored by banks at first, the situation today looks very different. Even the European Central Bank has to acknowledge cryptocurrency will not go away. At the same time, they are well aware of the risks associated with this digital money. […]
No hint of incoming crypto regulatory efforts from European space, ECB chief supervisor says. #NEWS