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European watchdog calls for ‘EU-wide’ crypto regulation

Business 10 January 2019

European watchdog calls for ‘EU-wide’ crypto regulation

In a document designed to inform policymakers, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) suggested that current regulatory gaps should be addressed by the EU Commission.

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Blockchain could be useful workaround of Europe’s GDPR: report

Tech 12 November 2018

Blockchain could be useful workaround of Europe’s GDPR: report

A recent study conducted by the University of Cambridge and Queen Mary University of London gave major support to blockchains in their ability to provide compliance to the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation.

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Crypto is here to stay, but classification is needed, EU leader says

Business 12 September 2018

Crypto is here to stay, but classification is needed, EU leader says

The European Union (EU) is expected to introduce regulations for the cryptocurrency industry within the next couple of months.

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Lawmaker seeks crucial set of regulations to open EU to ICOs

Business 10 September 2018

Lawmaker seeks crucial set of regulations to open EU to ICOs

a European lawmaker argued in favour of crafting a crucial set of regulations to make ICOs more “accessible” within the European Union (EU).

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Think tank proposes EU-level regulation of crypto exchanges, ICOs

Business 6 September 2018

Think tank proposes EU-level regulation of crypto exchanges, ICOs

In an apparent step towards tighter control of the cryptocurrency industry, Brussels-based think tank Bruegel has proposed better European Union (EU)-level regulation for cryptocurrency exchanges and clearer rules on initial coin offerings (ICOs).

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EU looks at adding to cryptocurrency regulations

Business 30 August 2018

EU looks at adding to cryptocurrency regulations

The European Union is not done considering regulations on the trade of cryptocurrencies, a report from Bloomberg states.

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Regulated cryptocurrency exchange comes to Europe

Business 31 July 2018

Regulated cryptocurrency exchange comes to Europe

Cryptocurrency exchange Blocktrade.com has been launched with aim to adhere to EU regulations and comply with newly introduced Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) protocol.

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Cryptocurrencies facing more stringent guidelines across EU

Business 12 July 2018

Cryptocurrencies facing more stringent guidelines across EU

EU's new set of rules creates stricter requirements relating to transparency that target “anonymous payments through prepaid cards [and] virtual currency exchange platforms.”

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EU’s new directive wants access to identities behind wallets, monitor crypto transfers

Business 26 June 2018

EU’s new directive wants access to identities behind wallets, monitor crypto transfers

The European Union has recently adopted a new directive to cover cryptocurrencies in order to fight money laundering and terrorism financing activities.

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Denmark joins EU blockchain alliance, will use it for ship registry

Tech 6 June 2018

Denmark joins EU blockchain alliance, will use it for ship registry

Danish Minister Brian Mikkelsen says the move will make Denmark the first country in the world to use blockchain technology for ship registry.

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Slovenia opens first ‘Bitcoin City’

Business 5 June 2018

Slovenia opens first ‘Bitcoin City’

Slovenia, one of the smallest countries in the European Union is certainly not resting on its laurels when it comes to the blockchain and crypto currency space.

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More regulation coming to EU for cryptocurrencies

Business 16 May 2018

More regulation coming to EU for cryptocurrencies

These new rules are intended to drastically reduce anonymity for both users as well as activities, including cryptocurrency-related transactions, in the European Union.

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