Tag Archives: EU

European Commission Proposes Blockchain RegTech Pilot
  The executive branch of the European Union wants to create a blockchain proof-of-concept focused on regulation. According to a draft [...]
Why the European Union is Against Anonymous Digital Currencies
  In a recent announcement, the European Parliament (EU) released a new directive related to the anti-money laundering (AML) issue that focuses [...]
$33 Trillion Sees China Become World’s Largest Banking System, Surpasses EU
  China’s banking system has officially overtaken the Eurozone to become the world’s largest, figures released this month show. Research data from the [...]
The EU is Now Targeting “Unpermissioned” Blockchains
  The EU has recently been very active in attempting to regulate digital currencies, including bitcoin. Last week, reported on the [...]
Bitcoin Price Spooked by China, EU Regulatory Elephant In The Room
  Legislative uncertainty in both China and Europe is weighing hard on the Bitcoin price, with around 10 percent lost in the past 24 hours. News is [...]
EU Law Enforcement: Digital Currency is Impeding Investigations
  Law enforcement agencies in the European Union are alleging that the growing use of digital currencies is impairing their efforts. Europol, the [...]
UK Government Considers Blockchain for ‘Digital Strategy’ Plan
  Blockchain and smart contracts are to feature among the U.K. government’s key technologies as it works at pushing its digital strategy plan, in a [...]
EU Draft Law Outlines Parliament Plan to Monitor Bitcoin Users
  EU Parliament members have published new draft legislation outlining their plans to regulate digital currencies. Legislative language published on [...]
How Specifically The EU & US Intend To Tax Your Bitcoin
For the EU and US, the Wild West days of bitcoin are over. 2017 will be the year of bitcoin regulation and taxation during which individuals need [...]
Malta’s PM: The Rise of Cryptocurrencies ‘Cannot Be Stopped’
  European regulators should embrace cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, the prime minister of Malta argued in a speech yesterday. Speaking at the CEPS [...]