Tag: EU

European Watchdog Agency Cites Crypto As AML Risk

In their 2021 annual report, MONEYVAL has named crypto assets and DeFi a significant risk for anti-money laundering efforts. Some cryptocurrencies exist only for money...

Commission Report Suggests EU Might “Rethink” DeFi Regulation

The 2022 European Financial Stability and Integration Review shows that EU lawmakers are well aware and educated about the benefits of decentralized finance. https://twitter.com/paddi_hansen/status/1521131807562940417 European Commission...

Internal EU Documents Show PoW Ban Is Still Possible

Netzpolitik.org published internal documents from EU officials, hinting that the attempted ban on Proof of Work cryptocurrency is not off the table. https://twitter.com/FantaAlexx/status/1517091163567759363 “No need to...

MiCA: EU Rejects Proposed Ban On Proof Of Work

The European Parliament has passed the Markets in Crypto Assets bill, however, without a passage that would stipulate a ban on Proof of Work...

Russian Invasion In Ukraine Triggers Drop For Bitcoin

Russia’s attack on Ukraine last night caused major turmoil for financial markets worldwide, which spilled over to crypto assets. Ruble at all-time low The tensions between...

New Government In Germany Agrees On Permissive Crypto Legislation

Two months after the federal elections, the new government of Germany has drafted a coalition agreement with implications for the crypto sector. Coalition wants “swift...

What Would A Digital Euro Ideally Look Like? [Opinion]

The European Central Bank (ECB) is starting the investigation phase for issuing a Digital Euro. Time for a critical look into chances and possible...

European Union To Fall Behind Of China And The US, Says...

The European Investment Bank (EIB) predicts a shortfall of up to 10 million EUR (~12 million USD) in annual investments for blockchain- and Artificial...

5AMLD Regulation Forces KyberSwap Crypto Exchange Out Of Europe

The recently enacted 5AMLD regulation has forced another crypto business out of Europe. The directive gives Financial Intelligence Units the authority to obtain...

European Union Straightens Regulations For Crypto Service Providers

A new European Directive has come into effect. The 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD) aims to bring transparency to financial transactions by combating money...
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