Europe

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...

ECB Exec Says Libra Could Address Failings of Global Payments System

Facebook’s Libra has pushed central banks to consider two major issues in global payment systems, an exec at the European Centr...

BitFlyer Adds 5 Altcoins to Its Trading Platforms in Europe and the US

BitFlyer, a Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange, is adding 5 new altcoins to its platforms in Europe and the United States. Fiv...

SIX Swiss Exchange Postpones Launch of Blockchain-Powered Digital Exchange

Switzerland’s principal stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange, has postponed the launch of its “fully-regulated” cryptocurre...

Two Firms to Build Blockchain-Based Solution for European Shipping

Vakt, a blockchain-based post-trade platform for commodities, has signed a memorandum of understanding with essDOCS, a firm tha...
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Got ID? New Projects Explore Blockchain Identity Systems

The rapid onset of technological advancement is not evenly spread. Society is increasingly becoming digitally literate and uses...