Tag: eu

  • Crypto Regulations
    Crypto

    Report: EU Finance Ministers Should Introduce Common Crypto Regulations

    A new report prepared for European Union finance ministers has found that the government’s regulatory authorities should introduce common rules regarding crypto regulations, including how they are bought, sold, and traded. The report comes just a couple days before the EU members finance ministers meet in Vienna to...

    Cole Petersen | September 5, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • Report
    Bitcoin

    Will EU Tightening Crypto Regulations Affect Bitcoin Price?

    Finance Ministers in the European Union’s member states are taking a closer look at cryptocurrencies and the regulatory challenges they pose. They will be discussing whether or not regulations on the industry should be tightened and will be looking at issues including the lack of industry transparency, and...

    Cole Petersen | August 30, 2018 | 6:30 am
  • KYC
    Industry

    Two Thirds of US, EU Crypto Exchanges Fail to Verify Customer Identities

    Analyst P.A.ID Strategies has revealed the results of research into the on-boarding practices of cryptocurrency wallets and exchanges across the U.S. and Europe, research that focused on which of these crypto service providers are using Know Your Customer (KYC) checks when on-boarding customers. These companies might have to change...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 6, 2018 | 6:30 am
  • Blockchain

    What Does the EU’s GDPR Mean for Blockchain?

    Generally we know that blockchain technology underpins cryptocurrencies, and there are many organizations using the technology for a myriad of other applications: executing contracts, modernizing land registries, even providing new systems for identity management. But there’s a small problem on the horizon. According to a post today from Washington, DC-based think tank Coin...

    Thomas Delahunty | April 6, 2018 | 1:32 am
  • eu
    Bitcoin

    European Central Bank: Cryptocurrencies Must Be Regulated Within EU

    The EU has warned that it will regulate cryptocurrencies if the risks that accompany the rise of Bitcoin and its rivals are not addressed at the global level first. More discussions will be held at the G20 summit in March, but actual policy is unlikely to materialize until late...

    Thomas Delahunty | February 26, 2018 | 6:51 pm
  • korona
    Altcoins

    Korona: Hungary’s Very Own Cryptocurrency

    Europe’s newest digital currency, the Korona, which runs on the Lightning Network and is being touted as more stable, safer, and cheaper to use than its competitors, was launched in Budapest, Hungary on February 15th. Korona’s ICO is scheduled for March 26th, and the token will be immediately available...

    Thomas Delahunty | February 19, 2018 | 9:15 pm
  • european
    Altcoins

    European Authorities “Concerned” About Cryptocurrencies

    Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have shown clear signs of a pricing bubble and consumers could lose all of their money, the European Union’s banking, securities, and insurance watchdogs said today, February 12th. The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) for securities, banking, and insurance and pensions said in a joint statement...

    Thomas Delahunty | February 12, 2018 | 6:25 pm
  • eu blockchain
    Blockchain

    European Union Vastly Increases Blockchain Research Funding

    Blockchain technology will make a big impact all over the world. A lot more research is needed before this technology can go mainstream. As such, it seems the European Union will increase its annual research budget in in the next few years. More specifically, the funding cap will...

    JP Buntinx | February 8, 2018 | 12:00 pm
  • eu
    Industry

    EU Launches Blockchain Observatory & Forum “Unite” Economy Blockchain

    The EU throws its weight behind blockchain technology – the European Commission launches the Blockchain Observatory. The European Commission announced in a press release today the launch of the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum, taking a great step forward aimed at “uniting” the economy around Blockchain. The project will bring together various...

    Thomas Delahunty | February 1, 2018 | 7:30 pm

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