Tag: Europe

“Cryptocurrencies” And Stablecoins Are Assets, Not Currencies, Says ECB President

Christine Lagarde, the president of the European Central Bank, has spoken with Klaus Schwab about cryptocurrencies, stablecoins, and an upcoming European CBDC. "Cryptocurrencies are not...

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...

Australian RBA Is The Latest Who Decided To Look Into CBDCs

Australian central bank recently decided to start exploring the possibility of its own CBDC. The bank is only the latest in the long...

Portugal’s Digital Transformation Plan Set To Attract Emerging Tech Companies

Many countries are trying to attract startups and companies with the implementation of strategic and more friendly legislation towards new technology developments. Portugal just...

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...

Europe Fires Back At Facebook With Plans Of Implementing Instant Payment...

The announcement of Facebook launching its own cryptocurrency has caused major commotion worldwide. Governments, regulators and central banks are paying close attention and are...

France Takes A Step Towards Cryptocurrency Adoption By Proposing New Regulations

The rise in payments without the need for cash within the commercial sectors in Europe is growing exponentially. The usage of debit cards is...

Bitstamp Obtains License To Operate In New York

In a press release published by the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), the recent issuing of a bitlicense to the crypto exchange...
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