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New laws for Facebook Libra, crypto required in EU, officials says

Business 9 October 2019

New laws for Facebook Libra, crypto required in EU, officials says

With specific reference to Facebook Libra, commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis said the EU would require “a common approach” to regulating stablecoins and cryptocurrencies.

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Facebook Libra dealt another blow as Germany reveals blockchain strategy

Business 19 September 2019

Facebook Libra dealt another blow as Germany reveals blockchain strategy

Facebook Libra’s prospects in the European Union were dealt another blow today with the unveiling of Germany’s new comprehensive blockchain strategy.

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Facebook Libra is not welcome in Europe, if France gets its way

Business 13 September 2019

Facebook Libra is not welcome in Europe, if France gets its way

Criticizing what he called the “privatisation of money,” French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Facebook Libra’s risks were too many and severe to be tolerated by regulators in the European Union.

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EU Commission investigates Libra for anti-trust concerns

Business 21 August 2019

EU Commission investigates Libra for anti-trust concerns

Libra is under investigation for how it might freeze out its competiion.

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Czech Republic to impose Europe’s strictest crypto regulation

Business 9 August 2019

Czech Republic to impose Europe’s strictest crypto regulation

The Czech Republic is expected to enforce far stricter oversight of cryptocurrencies than is required according to laws created by the European Union.

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EESC encourages EU to steer blockchain to support society

Business 1 August 2019

EESC encourages EU to steer blockchain to support society

The EESC wants to make sure blockchain doesn’t leave anyone behind.

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bitflyer hopes to make crypto buying and selling easier in the EU

Business 31 July 2019

bitflyer hopes to make crypto buying and selling easier in the EU

bitFlyer is ready to introduce new services to its customers in the European Union (EU) with product improvement designed to make trading even better and faster.

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Prasos wins European Union payment license

Business 15 July 2019

Prasos wins European Union payment license

Prasos has shed the concerns about their money laundering security checks to win an EU license.

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EU central bank says BTC ‘not a currency’

Business 11 July 2019

EU central bank says BTC ‘not a currency’

The European Central Bank appeared to double down on its previous criticisms of BTC as part of its regular #AskECB sessions on Twitter.

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deVere CEO: UK could avoid Brexit recession with cryptocurrencies

Business 10 July 2019

deVere CEO: UK could avoid Brexit recession with cryptocurrencies

With a U.K. free from European Union’s regulation, deVere CEO Nigel Green said London was well positioned to benefit from a focus on cryptocurrency.

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Facebook Libra accelerates EU banks’ real-time payments plan

Business 28 June 2019

Facebook Libra accelerates EU banks’ real-time payments plan

Just weeks after announcing its cryptocurrency plans, Facebook is already ruffling feathers in the European Union (EU).

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EU to increase data access for blockchain, AI projects

Tech 7 June 2019

EU to increase data access for blockchain, AI projects

Europe is doing more to make data available to emerging technology, now with a push to get private sector companies involved.

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