Europe

Germany Warns of Privacy Token Usage in Money Laundering and Terrorism

The German Federal Ministry of Finance has expressed concerns about rising use of privacy tokens due to their association with ...

Bitcoin Suisse Acquires $3M Share of Trade Intelligence Firm CoinRouts

Swiss crypto broker Bitcoin Suisse has purchased a minority stake of CoinRoutes Inc., a provider of pan-exchange smart order ro...

German Minister Doubles Down on Statements Against Facebook’s Libra

German Federal Minister of Finance Olaf Scholz has doubled down on his previous statement that policymakers should prevent the ...

Ford Uses Blockchain Tech to Track “Green Miles” Driven By Vehicles

The Ford Motor Company is looking into blockchain technology and geofencing to accurately track the number of “green miles” dri...
October 15, 2019
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Coinbase Gets E-Money License In Ireland, Expanding European Foothold

Coinbase is expanding its European foothold with an e-money license from the Central Bank of Ireland. “One of just a few compan...

UK’s Central Bank Establishes Provisions for Facebook’s Libra

The United Kingdom’s central bank has established provisions that Facebook’s yet-to-be-released Libra stablecoin must comply wi...

EU Finance Commissioner to Propose Unified Crypto Legislation

The European Union’s finance commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis has pledged to propose new rules to regulate cryptocurrencies such...

European Commission Exec Questions Facebook’s Libra Stablecoin

Executive Vice President-Designate of the European Commission, Margrethe Vestager, has questioned the motives behind Facebook’s...

Bittrex Announces New Trading Platform Based in Liechtenstein

Cryptocurrency trading platform Bittrex has announced Bittrex Global, a new platform headquartered in Liechtenstein. Per a pres...

Stablecoins and Crypto Not Suitable Money Substitutes

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB) shares his views on stablecoins, the future of crypto assets, and po...