Tag: european commission

May 04 2022

Europe Compliance With AML Standards When Monitoring Crypto Low, Says Watchdog

MONEYVAL, Europe's Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CFT) watchdog, has prioritized monitoring the crypto industry, as well as "gatekeeper" professionals like attorneys and accountants, in European countries' efforts to prevent money laundering. Watchdog Says Europe Need Better AML Laws MONEYVAL called on...

Mar 28 2022

A member of the E.U. Parliament says crypto transactions shouldn’t be anonymous

Paul Tang, a member of the E.U. Parliament, believes that transferring cryptocurrencies should require information about the sender and the receiver, just like bank transfers. Tang, who heads the E.U. Parliament's Subcommittee on Tax Matters, called the pushback against the upcoming crypto AML regulation "another social...

Feb 11 2022

Digital Euro bill set to come in early 2023

Feb 11 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  banking cbdc cbdcs digital euro ecb

Ever since Facebook, now Meta, launched the Libra (Diem) project in 2019, in partnership with twenty or so other companies, including MasterCard and Visa, nation-states worldwide have been in a hurry to develop digital versions of their sovereign currencies, also known as Central...

Jan 20 2022

European Regulator Calls for Effective Ban on Proof-of-Work Crypto Mining

Erik Thedéen, the vice-chairman of the European Securities and Markets Authority, has renewed fresh calls for widespread ban on Bitcoin mining.

Jan 20 2021

European Commission, ECB Unite to Consider Potential Pitfalls of the Digital Euro

The digital euro project may get underway in mid-2021 after a period of reviewing any "policy, legal and technical questions" by the two institutions.

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