Tag: eu

  • KYC

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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    Frexit Discussion Following French Elections

    In the coming days, Bitcoin could be looking at yet another opportunity to surge beyond record levels in terms of price. The reason this time is not the Brexit or the US Presidential Elections, but a combination of both circumstances France. The upcoming French elections and the potential...

    Gautham | April 17, 2017 | 5:45 pm
  • gree

    Economic Experts Feel Breakup Between Greece and EU Is Looming

    It is evident the financial sector is still going through a lot of issues as we speak. The next economic crisis may come upon us a lot sooner than most people anticipate. In fact, it appears things will take another turn for the worse where Greece is concerned....

    JP Buntinx | January 23, 2017 | 11:00 am

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