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Business 23 January 2019
Mastercard fined $640M for obstructing cross-border payments
Mastercard has been handed a fine of over €570 million ($648.4 million) after it was found to be obstructing merchants from accessing lower fees for cross-border payments, contrary to European Union (EU) law.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.