Commerzbank’s foray into digital currencies may increase adoption, given that it has nearly 11 million small-business and private customers in Germany and 30% foreign trade transactions.
Deutsche Börse aims to launch a digital asset exchange by 2024, introducing a stablecoin and expanding into tokenized securities to reflect the broader industry shift.
Fredrik Keitel believes there needs to be better communication and more events targeting a broad audience to demonstrate the capabilities of the BSV blockchain.
Deutsche Bank partners with Taurus to offer digital asset custody services, aligning with EU's MiCA regulation, and marking a strategic move into the digital asset space.
Germany pursues its ambition to double down on AI funding, with Bettina Stark-Watzinger saying the plan would support further innovation and create regulatory initiatives amid threats posed by the technology.
In the U.K., the Information Commissioner's Office is investigating WorldCoin over its data handling and processing, while Germany and France deem its data collection process questionable.
Deutsche Bundesbank notes that existing legislation does not provide whether or not tokenized deposits will be considered deposits in the natural sense.
Germany’s Bafin had decided against issuing Binance a license to custody digital currencies, stating that this decision had been communicated to the exchange’s local representatives.
Deutsche Bank's application to offer digital asset custody to institutional clients forms part of its strategic plan to increase revenue stream amid economic uncertainties.
Kurt Wuckert Jr. attended the 7th Metanet workshop in Moritzplatz Berlin, which was dominated by talks about the Ordinals, Bitcoin script, concepts in Bitcoin, and much more.
Germany is the latest European country looking into ChatGPT after Italy banned the popular artificial intelligence chatbot and is seeking to assess the chatbot’s GDPR adherence.