Chris MacManus, a Sinn Fein Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for Midland Northwest, said digital currency laws should be tightened across the bloc, submitting some 45 amendments to the EU.
Founding President Jimmy Nguyen caught up with Pēteris Zilgalvis, Head of Unit, Digital Innovation and Blockchain, Digital Single Market Directorate at DG CONNECT.
Marcin Zarakowski joins Bitcoin Association as an experienced hand in the blockchain space, making the move from the Lisk Foundation – another Zug-based non-profit operating in the blockchain technology and digital asset sector.
Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyung said the vaccine passport is built on blockchain technology to ensure security from possible identity theft.
The European Securities and Markets Authority report said digital currencies enjoyed a surge in volumes and value over the second half of 2020, pushing some digital currencies up to all-time highs.
In a formal opinion submitted to the European Commission on digital currency regulation, the ECB said lawmakers should delegate powers over regulating private stablecoins like Diem within the trading zone.
Autorité des Marchés Financiers Chairman Robert Ophèle has proposed that the European Securities and Markets Authority should be in charge of the digital currency industry.
A London-based lawyer petitioned for a fund that would compensate victims of digital currency fraud, theft and extortion in Europe.
Huobi users in Australia, EU and UK will be allowed to purchase up to $20,000 worth of digital currencies in AUD, EUR or GBP.
The new rules will aim to make it both quicker and cheaper to facilitate cross-border payments, with the help of blockchain and digital assets.
The draft Markets in Crypto-Assets legislation will operate in a similar way to the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive for securities.