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No Amazon Coin For Now,EU Anti-Money-Laundering Guideline Threatens Existence of German Startups

No Amazon Coin For Now Facebook has stirred up the crypto subject way beyond the crypto space. Media and politics are reacting to Facebook’s presentation of Libra. Now everyone is wondering whether or not similarly big tech companies will come up with their own digital currency. Amazon is probably the first company that comes to […]

Bitfury Founds Investment Fund for Bitcoin Mining

The blockchain technology company Bitfury has partnered with a Swiss investment company to co-found an investment fund. The Bitfury group has announced this on their Twitter account today. License for the EU already acquired Final Frontier, the Swiss partner of Bitfuy, already received an official license to conduct its business in Liechtenstein. Therefore, the financial […]

European Union launches International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications

The European Union officially launched the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA). Among the 100 members are some globally known players like Accenture, Deutsche Telekom and IBM. INATBA founded itself last month as a branch of the European Association of Blockchain with the goal of supporting the interoperability, promote standards and regulations to roll […]

The EU Unveils A Blockchain Association Dubbed As IATBA For Banks

  • By Samantha Mitchell
  • November 23, 2018
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European Union’s executive body, the European Commission, is unveiling a first-of-a-kind Blockchain association. The new group is intended to bring together major banks in the region. This will be vital for fostering cohesion in the region for the development of financial services in cross-border transactions within the member states. The European Commission Blockchain body is […]

Malta’s Blockchain-Friendly Environment Makes It Qualified To Receive EU Funds

Aaron Farrugia, the European Union’s Parliament Secretary in charge of Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence funds is confident that Malta will immensely benefit from the plan. The EU incentive strategy seeks to fund research, project implementation, and development of Blockchain and AI services. Speaking to MaltaToday, the EU leader was responding to an allegation of Malta […]

Germany urges to create European payment system – reveals Bitcoin’s true Use-Case

  • By Micha Sprick
  • September 17, 2018
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The rift between the EU and the USA is wider than ever since Donald Trump’s presidency. All of a sudden institutions like SWIFT that always appeared European are questioned over their allegiance. The international company provides a standardized message system that helps banks to process international transactions fastly and securely. SWIFT – an American institution […]

EU Likely to Tighten Crypto Regulations

Finance Ministers, from the 27 European Union members countries will be looking at Cryptocurrencies and some of the regulatory difficulties that they present. Among other issues, the ministers are planning to discuss is Crypto regulation. More specifically, they will be considering whether to tighten Crypto regulation in the bloc. Other countries such as the US […]

Daily Roundup: 24th July 2018 – China cracks down on Bitcoin miners in Muslim province, EU’s “battle plan” against Crypto & more

Binance will expand to South Korea Since the sentiment in the markets have switched to the bulls again, many exchanges launched expansion campaigns. Coinbase hires known Wallstreet experts to lure institutional money into crypto, SBI Holdings launches its own exchange and now Binance announced to expand to South Korea. The exchange added South Korean as […]

Estonia Licenses a Cryptocurrency Trading Platform Ibinex

Estonia, a crypto-friendly Baltic nation has licensed Ibinex to operate in the country. The firm has been in Cryptocurrency business for some time where it provides a white-label solution for the various exchanges. The new permit is a major boost to a company that has been a member of the Financial Commission since 2007. Ibinex […]