Tag: europe

Aug 25 2021

Kraken Seeking European License, Shortlists Three Countries

The company already holds an FCA license in the United Kingdom.

Jul 30 2021

Binance Stops Offerings Derivatives in 3 European Countries

The exchange has plans to wind down derivatives services across Europe.

Jul 20 2021

EU Draft Bill Wants FATF’s Travel Rule for Crypto Transactions

The bill wants VASP to maintain strict KYC for any transaction beyond EUR 1,000.

Jul 11 2021

Christine Lagarde: 80 Central Banks Looking To Adopt CBDC

Jul 11 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin cbdc europe

According to Christine Lagarde, the head of the European Central Bank, at least 80 central banks around the world are looking at CBDC adoption. 80 Central Banks To Adopt CBDC “We think that it’s a duty of us to actually have available digital currencies that would operate to the benefit of consumers,” Lagarde said at a press conference, adding: “So, what would it...

Jul 08 2021

Jun 22 2021

BTC-Only Exchange Bitcoin Reserve Launches Across Europe

Bitcoin-only exchange Bitcoin Reserve has launched for users throughout Europe, offering retail and institutional stacking options.According to a press release shared with Bitcoin Magazine, Bitcoin Reserve, an Estonia-based, bitcoin-only brokerage, has officially launched all of its services for clients throughout Europe. With this launch, it appears that Bitcoin Reserve will become the first...

May 31 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 3, Part 2: History)

Welcome back, Saifedean Ammous’ “The Bitcoin Standard” lovers! Two episodes in a row, because we are committed to doing a whole chapter each week. The last time, we learned why humanity chose gold as the soundest form of...

May 13 2021

Sat-Stacking Platform Bittr Relaunches

May 13 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bittr business europe switzerland

Bittr, a platform allowing European users to easily accumulate small denominations of bitcoin, has relaunched in Switzerland.Bittr, a platform that offers sats stacking services in Europe, has announced the relaunch of its operation following a shutdown about a year ago that came as the result of stringent regulations surrounding the industry. It has...

Apr 22 2021

Binance May Face Investigation by European Regulators for Offering Stock Tokens

Binance crypto exchange recently started offering fractional tokenized shares of Tesla and...

Feb 09 2021

French Regulatory Chairman Wants ESMA to Oversee Crypto within EU

He argued the centralization of expertise given the high cost of crypto regulation.

Jan 21 2021

Bitcoin Slumps to $31K on Sell-Off in US and Europe

Uncertainty is leading many to take short-term profit, according to the "Coinbase Premium" indicator.

Jan 18 2021

Publisher of ‘Infinite Fleet’ Game Kicks Off Token Offering With $1M Tether Investment

Jan 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business europe gaming news stos

The security token offering enables investors in select EU countries to share in future profits, Exordium says.

Jan 15 2021

Bitcoin ETP Trading at Levels Seen by Top European ETFs: FT

Jan 15 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  coinflash etfs etps europe markets

Only one major ETF was trading at volumes slightly higher than the BTCetc ETP in the first 11 days of January, says the FT.

Jan 13 2021

Coinbase Apologizes to UK and EU Customers Hit By Regulatory Lockouts

Jan 13 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  coinbase europe markets news policy & regulation

The mea culpa was mum on Coinbase's broader troubles in keeping global trading running smoothly.

Jan 07 2021

FiCAS’ Actively Managed Crypto ETP Gets Green Light for European Expansion

Jan 07 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  etps europe markets news policy & regulation

The first actively managed crypto ETP, the BTCA was launched in Switzerland last July.

Dec 09 2020

Dec 07 2020

Rebranded Libra Still a ‘Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing’: German Finance Minister

Dec 07 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  diem europe germany libra news

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz took aim at the rebranded lDiem and said it would take more than cosmetic changes to smoothen regulatory concerns.

Nov 24 2020

Crypto.com Takes Steps Toward Financial Licensure in Malta

The Hong Kong-based crypto firm received preliminary approval from the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) for two financial licenses.

Nov 12 2020

Crypto Lender BlockFi Plans Europe Launch in Q1 2021

The company will not launch its retail services in the UK.

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