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European Commission Calls On Blockchain Devs for Defense-Focused Solutions

The European Commission (EC) is offering grants to blockchain developers and other specialists for solutions that adapt technol...

World Federation of Exchanges Says Crypto Terminology Needs Clarity

Responding to crypto-related regulatory framework from the European Union, the World Federation of Exchanges, or WFE, called fo...

European Financial Institutions to Launch Blockchain Investment Platform

Major European financial institutions are jointly launching a blockchain-based platform for the investment fund industry. The s...

French Regulators Propose a European Regulatory Sandbox for Security Tokens

European businesses may soon have a new jurisdiction in which to experiment with security tokens while regulators evaluate the ...

Paris Blockchain Week Rescheduled Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Organizers in Paris have rescheduled a major local blockchain industry event due to the coronavirus outbreak. According to an a...

Unity in Europe — DGen’s Conclusion to Fueling Blockchain Innovation

Besides China’s ongoing struggle with the coronavirus, one of the defining narratives for the world’s largest country entering ...

EU Securities Regulator Flags Risks of Big Tech’s Entry Into Financial Services

The European Union’s securities regulator has put out a report warning of risks of Big Tech’s entrance into finance.    “The hi...

UK Financial Watchdog Seeks Cryptocurrency Expert to Address EU Regulations

The United Kingdom’s major financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), is looking to hire a specialist with a c...

Major Central Banks to Discuss Digital Currencies Amid IMF Conference

Six major central banks will meet in April to discuss the development of central bank digital currencies (CBDC). The Japan Time...

LocalBitcoins Quietly Suspends Accounts in Multiple Regions Without Notice

Popular Bitcoin (BTC) exchange platform LocalBitcoins is allegedly suspending user accounts with little fanfare, citing an “enh...