Tag: eu

Nov 26 2022

Energy is the master resource but it could be Bitcoin that reigns supreme

Nov 26 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis energy eu inflation macro

Nothing shines a light on the importance of energy as much as a fast- approaching winter. When the temperature drops, the scarcity of energy becomes obvious and global efforts to preserve it begin. This year, the fight for energy is more aggressive than it's ever been. The fiscal and monetary policies set in place during the COVID-19 pandemic caused dangerous inflation in almost every...

Nov 16 2022

European Countries That Want To Boost Their Revenue Need Bitcoiners

Nov 16 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  adoption culture eu europe opinion

Bitcoiners are incredible members of the community that contribute greatly to the countries they reside in.This is an opinion editorial by Holly Young, Ph.D., an active builder in the Portuguese Bitcoin community.Disclaimer: BTC Inc. is the parent company of the Bitcoin Conference.It was a real pleasure to watch Katie Ananina and...

Nov 02 2022

Europe targets crypto influencers with new MiCA clause

Nov 02 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  crypto eu regulation

The EU’s Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) bill could significantly impact crypto influencers as some clauses hint at strict regulation. Circle’s EU strategy and policy director, Patrick Hansen, pointed this out, saying that commenting on a digital asset and profiting from it without disclosure could be termed market manipulation. Crypto influencers...

Oct 26 2022

US and EU lead Bitcoin’s price action

Oct 26 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bitcoin eu price watch us

After weeks of flatlining, Bitcoin has finally seen some positive price action, breaking through the $20,000 resistance. At press time, BTC stood at $20,745 and showed the potential to inch even closer to $21,000....

Oct 18 2022

EU Takes Aim At Bitcoin Mining Industry With Upcoming Draft Law: Report

Oct 18 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin mining eu legal news report

The EU is set to release draft legislation which would hinder the bitcoin mining industry while encouraging the use of proof-of-stake based cryptocurrencies.The European Union is set to release an energy efficiency label from Bitcoin and proof-of-work cryptocurrencies in an effort to deter energy consumption, per a report from...

Oct 13 2022

Bitcoin Is The Ultimate Freedom, Says Former EU MP Nigel Farage

The former Member of the European Parliament drew parallels between leading a “political insurgency” with Brexit and the opposition Bitcoin experiences today.Any new idea automatically faces the opposition of the establishment, said former Member of the European Parliament, Nigel Farage, on a panel at Bitcoin Amsterdam on Thursday.That argument served as the introduction to...

Oct 10 2022

BNB Chain launches incubator program to boost European Web3 startups

Oct 10 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  bnb chain eu news #startups web3

BNB Chain has unveiled an incubator program dubbed "innovation incubator" which is set to target European -based Web3 startups and developers. BNB Chain, which powers the Binance cryptocurrency exchange and BNB, has announced its newest development-focused project with a focus on European developers. Program participants in the three-week online "innovation incubator" must have at least […] The post...

Dapper Labs restricts Russian accounts amid EU sanctions

Oct 10 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  dapper labs eu nft news nfts russian

Dapper Labs was told to restrict these accounts because its "payment processing and stored value service partner is subject to EU rules." Following the implementation of additional restrictions by the European Union (EU) against Russia and its citizens, Flow blockchain developers Dapper Labs have blocked Russian accounts. The most recent round of EU sanctions on […] The post...

Oct 06 2022

EU Bans Provision of Crypto Services to Russia

Oct 06 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  eu news russia sanctions

The European Union has imposed sanctions that will forbid European crypto operations from providing virtually any crypto services to Russians. Russia Faces Crypto Ban Russia will lose access to most...

Russia-Ukraine War: EU Bans Crypto Asset Wallets in New Sanction Package

The European Union has announced its eighth sanction package against Russia including a complete ban on Russia-originated payments into crypto wallets in Europe.

In April, the political bloc had capped crypto payments from Russia into wallets in the region at...

European Union sanctions crypto cross-border payments from Russian accounts

European Union regulators have sanctioned cross-border cryptocurrency transfers, crypto-asset wallets, accounts, and custody services from Russian user accounts. In response to the protracted and lately intensified conflict in Ukraine, the European Union announced new sanctions against Russia on October 6. The new measures include a total prohibition on cross-border cryptocurrency transfers between the European Union […] The post...

Oct 05 2022

EU Takes Step Toward Crypto Regulation as MiCA Passes

Oct 05 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  crypto regulation eu news

The laws are expected to come into force in early 2024 or later. EU Approves MiCA The European Union is getting ready to regulate the digital assets sector. Members of...

Sep 21 2022

Leaked MiCA draft indicates EU views some NFTs as securities

Sep 21 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  eu mica news nfts

A new amendment of the EU Markets in Crypto Assets regulation (MiCA), according to a leaked document, apparently makes mention of fractionalized NFTs. The historic bill will welcome stringent cryptocurrency controls. According to insiders who spoke to CoinDesk, the MiCA is virtually finished but is still open for suggestions. Fungible tokens expressed as one NFT […] The post...

Aug 30 2022

Research: The European sovereign debt crisis 2.0

Aug 30 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  debt energy eu eurozone featured

Despite their best efforts, European countries' governments have so far been unable to curb inflation this year. Russia's invasion of Ukraine was the spark that finally triggered the crisis that loomed since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. In June, EU member states released their consumer price index (CPI), showing that prices have risen significantly from the numbers released in June....

Aug 15 2022

EU Creates New Regulator For Crypto Oversight

The European Union (EU) is planning to create a sixth "Anti-Money Laundering Authority" that will be specifically responsible for regulating the cryptocurrency industry. While the Markets in Crypto Assets regulation and the contentious Transfer of Funds Regulation have received the majority of attention from the cryptocurrency industry, they are only a small part of a larger package of EU anti-money laundering (AML) policy...

Jul 19 2022

Bitcoin Self-Custody Is Necessary For Financial Sovereignty

Bitcoin was designed to empower the individual through the separation of money and state. Self-custody wallets are integral in preserving that goal.This is an opinion editorial by Kudzai Kutukwa, a passionate financial inclusion advocate who was recognized by Fast Company magazine as one of South Africa’s top-20 young entrepreneurs under 30.The release of the Bitcoin white paper in 2009...

Jul 05 2022

Russians within European Union banned from using BitMEX

Jul 05 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  bitmex eu news russia

BitMEX cryptocurrency exchange in an attempt to strengthen compliance with the European union's sanctions against Russia is restricting its services to Russian users. Cointelegraph has discovered that BitMEX is altering its policy regarding prohibited jurisdictions in order to comply with the different restrictive restrictions adopted by the European Union. On Monday, the BitMEX cryptocurrency exchange […] The post...

Jun 30 2022

EU Agrees On New Crypto AML Laws For Crypto Transfer Tracing

The Transfer of Funds Regulation (TOFR) was the subject of a preliminary agreement between the European Union's Parliament, Council, and Commission on June 29. The regulatory frameworks the E.U. is putting in place for cryptocurrency regulation include the TOFR. EU Sets Tone For Crypto Transfer Tracing Criminals will find it harder to use cryptocurrency for illegal activities thanks to the EU. Negotiators from...

Jun 14 2022

EU Countries Is Reaching An Agreement On Crypto Adoption; Here’s What We Know

Jun 14 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  crypto news crypto regulation eu

The European Union is reportedly nearing close to reaching an agreement in the Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) regarding the regulatory framework. This framework concerns a legislative package which will be responsible in extensively regulating the crypto market and all the related activities in Europe. EU is...

May 02 2022

EU commissioner for financial services calls for global effort to regulate crypto

May 02 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  eu news

Mairead McGuinness, the European Union EU commissioner for financial services, financial stability, and capital markets union, is urging a global effort toward regulating and addressing possible concerns in the crypto sector. McGuinness said the European Union and the United States could help lead the world in a legislative strategy for cryptocurrencies that respects the benefits […]

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