The European Union is not done considering regulations on the trade of cryptocurrencies, a report from Bloomberg states.
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.
EU's new set of rules creates stricter requirements relating to transparency that target “anonymous payments through prepaid cards [and] virtual currency exchange platforms.”
The European Union has recently adopted a new directive to cover cryptocurrencies in order to fight money laundering and terrorism financing activities.
Danish Minister Brian Mikkelsen says the move will make Denmark the first country in the world to use blockchain technology for ship registry.
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.
These new rules are intended to drastically reduce anonymity for both users as well as activities, including cryptocurrency-related transactions, in the European Union.
In a bid to explore how blockchain technology can be used for intellectual property (IP) rights enforcement, European Union (EU) agencies are organizing a “Blockathon” event in Brussels in June.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has tightened the screws on cryptocurrency contracts for differences.
It's now Spain's turn to consider providing tax breaks for blockchain companies and by extension, cryptocurrency exchanges.
Prosecutors in Vienna have launched an investigation into a company that promised outsized returns via arbitrage trading.