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German banks seek ‘necessary’ new regulation for DLT securities

Business 15 March 2019

German banks seek ‘necessary’ new regulation for DLT securities

Bankenverband, which represents German private banks, cited a number of concerns over existing regulations, which it suggests are unable to adequately regulate this new class of securities.

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German politicians criticize regulators over ‘lack of legal crypto framework’

Tech 13 March 2019

German politicians criticize regulators over ‘lack of legal crypto framework’

A proposal drafted by the Free Democratic Party was laid in front of a Bundestag Finance Committee public hearing this week, stressing the need for a framework to encourage the country’s nascent blockchain sector.

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Germany takes steps to protect securities, regulate tokens

Business 11 March 2019

Germany takes steps to protect securities, regulate tokens

A paper has been issued by the German Federal Ministry of Finance and the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection discussing the steps that should be taken to provide greater electronic security and regulation to protect offerings related to crypto-tokens.

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Germany opens a blockchain consultation process

Business 19 February 2019

Germany opens a blockchain consultation process

Germany is looking to build a blockchain strategy, and they’re asking for recommendations before they get the ball rolling.

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Six German suspects arrested for stealing electricity to mine crypto

Business 7 February 2019

Six German suspects arrested for stealing electricity to mine crypto

The suspects reportedly operated the mining farm for at least a year and a half. In that time, they consumed enough electricity to power 30 households.

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Boerse Stuttgart to launch crypto trading venue in 2019

Business 14 December 2018

Boerse Stuttgart to launch crypto trading venue in 2019

Boerse Stuttgart, the firm behind the Stuttgart Stock Exchange, is to launch a crypto trading market in 2019, in partnership with solarisBank.

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Bitwala crypto bank goes live in Germany

Business 13 December 2018

Bitwala crypto bank goes live in Germany

Bitwala announced the launch of crypto bank accounts that can be used for virtually anything, just like regular bank accounts.

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German crypto firm purchases investment bank Tremmel

Business 14 November 2018

German crypto firm purchases investment bank Tremmel

Bitcoin group SE, owner of Bitcoin Deutschland AG, announced its acquisition of investment bank Tremmel Wertpapierhandelsbank as part of expansion plans.

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Germany’s financial regulator forces closure of UK crypto firm

Business 12 November 2018

Germany’s financial regulator forces closure of UK crypto firm

Finatex Ltd. has been order to close parts of its activities by Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), according to an announcement on the BaFin website.

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Germany’s Deutsche Börse completes settlement trial on blockchain

Business 29 October 2018

Germany’s Deutsche Börse completes settlement trial on blockchain

The German central bank, Deutsche Bundesbank, has partnered with the operator of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange to successfully test the application of blockchain technology in securities settlement.

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Germany’s Deutsche Börse explores blockchain with dedicated unit

Tech 5 September 2018

Germany’s Deutsche Börse explores blockchain with dedicated unit

The German capitals market has established a department for “DLT [distributed ledger technology], crypto assets and new market structures” in an attempt to harness the potential of blockchain technology.

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Germany wants payments system independent from US

Business 24 August 2018

Germany wants payments system independent from US

Trouble may be brewing for U.S. dollar’s dominance following reports that Germany has called for an independent payment system that is free from the influence of the United States government.

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