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Dec 15 2022

Germany Calls For Global Regulation Of Crypto Industry

Dec 15 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bafin btcusd btcusdt crypto crypto news

Cryptocurrency regulation is currently a focal point for regulators and lawmakers all across the world. Regulators have been tightening the noose around the crypto industry to safeguard consumers from bad actors. The colossal fall of the FTX crypto exchange has alarmed regulators even more, and lawmakers...

BaFin President Seeks Global Crypto Regulation

Germany, the largest economy in Europe, is seeking global crypto regulation amid market turmoils and fraud. Mark Branson, the President of the country's financial market regulator, BaFin, recently voiced his opinion on the necessity of crypto...

Nov 22 2022

Bitpanda Obtains Crypto License in Germany

Bitpanda, a cryptocurrency exchange startup from Austria, has registered in Germany as a crypto custody service and proprietary trading provider. Through its local branch, Bitpanda Asset Management GmbH, the platform can now independently offer its products to German...

Aug 23 2022

BaFin Clarifies Crypto Investments Are Not Protected by Deposit Insurance

German financial market supervisor, the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) clarified on Monday that deposit insurance protection in the mainstream financial industry does not cover losses with cryptocurrencies.

“BaFin now points out that crypto-assets do not fall...

Jun 13 2022

BaFin Says Lucrative ‘Crypto Assistant’ Job Not from CWE Capital

The Federal Financial Services Authority (BaFin), primary regulator of Germany's financial markets and institutions ,has warned against a lucrative job ‘crypto assistant’ offer supposedly from CWE Capital Holdings GmbH. The watchdog on Monday disclosed that CWE Capital Holding is not the operator of the website, cwe-capital.com that advertised the job offer. It also said that CWE Capital Holding is not offering the job vacancies...

May 20 2022

After France's Nod, Binance Faces Germany to Deepen Ties in Europe

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, is seeking a license from Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) to operate in the country.

May 11 2022

BaFin to Investigate blockchains.de

The German financial regulator, BaFin, announced a formal investigation against blockchains.de, a trading platform on Wednesday. According to the watchdog, the firm’s operators do not hold authoriz...

Feb 07 2022

BaFin Warns Investors of Crypto Trading Advices on Social Media

The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority in Germany (BaFin) issued a warning on crypto trading advices on social media. Although there was no direct reference to the social media channels, teleg...

Sep 17 2021

BaFin Launches Investigation against BitcoinWelt

Germany's financial regulator says BitcoinWelt is not authorized nor supervised by the local authorities.

Jul 16 2021

Binance Discontinues Stock Token Services

The largest exchange, Binance announced today that the purchase of stock tokens will be discontinued on the platform post-October 14th, i.e., within the next 90 days. Investors have been advised to clear their stock token accounts before the said timeline. Binance stock tokens included big names like Tesla, Coinbase, Microsoft, and Apple. “we will be The post Binance Discontinues Stock Token Services appeared...

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Jun 28 2021

Coinbase Obtains a Crypto License from Germany’s BaFin

Coinbase Germany GmbH is set to be launched "in the coming weeks" after the green light granted by the regulator.

Apr 30 2021

BaFin: German Government Warns that Binance Might Violate Local Laws

Apr 30 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  bafin binance germany regulation

The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), Germany’s financial watchdog has warned that Binance could be fined up to €5 million for offering security/tracking tokens without compliance with local regulations. The cryptocurrency exchange, one of the biggest in the industry, recently announced that it would be adding tokens tracking Microstrategy, Microsoft, and Apple stock, in addition [...] The post BaFin: German Government Warns that...

Apr 29 2021

Germany’s Financial Regulator BaFin Warns of Risks With Binance Stock Tokens

Earlier this month, crypto exchange Binance launched its zero-commission tradable stock tokens in a move to bridge the gap between the crypto market and Wall Street. However, it has recently drawn scrutiny as...

Mar 19 2021

BaFin Warns against ‘Highly Risky’ Crypto Investments

Many European regulators are warning small investors about the risks of cryptos.

Feb 13 2021

Deutsche Bank Quietly Plans to Offer Crypto Custody, Prime Brokerage

Feb 13 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bafin bny mellon business deutsche bank wef

The bank’s game plan was hidden in plain sight in a widely overlooked report by the World Economic Forum.

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