Prosecutors from Bavaria hit the jackpot as they sold off a record-breaking €12 million ($13.9 million) worth of cryptocurrencies seized from criminal operations.
Bitbond, an online bank founded in 2013 by Radoslav Albrecht, is making use of cryptocurrency's borderless nature for international loan payments.
BITREAL Capital GmBH has been granted authorization by the German Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) to market a hybrid cryptocurrency and real estate fund.
The German Finance Ministry announced cryptocurrency will be treated like legal tender when used as a payment method.
The service, out in the next couple of months, will allow for direct and smooth interaction between fiat currencies and cryptocurrency.
Deutsche Boerse has announced plans that could see SegWit1x (BTC) futures traded on European exchanges for the first time.