Tag: germany

Jan 14 2021

German Company Uses Stellar Blockchain to Issue $24 Million Bond

Vonovia housing company has issued the fully digital debt bond using Stellar blockchain to transfer the ownership rights.

Jan 13 2021

Largest Dark Web Market Taken Offline as Alleged Operator Arrested in Germany

Jan 13 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  australia crime dark markets europol germany

The DarkMarket site was thought to be the world's largest illegal online marketplace.

Germany Closes World’s Biggest Darknet Market Using Bitcoin and Monero

The illegal marketplace had more than 500,000 users and processed transactions of nearly 4,650 Bitcoin and 12,800 Monero.

Jan 12 2021

“World’s Largest” Darknet Marketplace Has Been Shut Down

Jan 12 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  darkmarket dark web germany

Popular darknet marketplace DarkMarket, which hosted an estimated half million users, was shut down by German police authorities in a raid conducted over the weekend. Announcements from prosecutors in the cities of Koblenz and Oldenburg indicated that the operator of the marketplace was headquartered somewhere near the border between Germany and Denmark. The marketplace’s server was officially turned off yesterday. “Police in the...

Jan 03 2021

Lition Helped Shape Blockchain Regulations in Germany

With Lition as an active advisor, the German government has recently passed new blockchain regulations. Germany has legalized electronic securities that are based on blockchain. The German government was advised by Lition in the shaping of the regulations. According to the...

Dec 16 2020

Germany Introduces Wider Blockchain Strategy

The Cabinet of Germany passed new legislation today to eliminate the paperwork in securities transactions through Blockchain.

Germany Legalizes Electronic Securities on the Blockchain

Dec 16 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  blockchain germany news policy & regulation

Angela Merkel's cabinet passed new legislation on Wednesday removing the requirement to have paper-based securities and allowing blockchain to be used instead.

Dec 10 2020

German Bank Introduces First Euro Stablecoin

Bankhaus von der Heydt partnered with Bitbond to issue EURB stablecoin on the Stellar Network.

Dec 09 2020

One of the World’s Oldest Banks Is Issuing a Euro Stablecoin on Stellar

Dec 09 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  banks business germany news stablecoins

Germany’s Bankhaus von der Heydt is working with Bitbond for the first direct issuance of a stablecoin by a bank on Stellar, the firms said.

Publishing Giant Bertelsmann Invests in Berlin-Based Crypto Fund

Dec 09 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business crypto funds germany

Bertelsmann has invested in the second fund of Berlin's Greenfield One, a crypto venture firm with earlier bets on NEAR, Arweave and others.

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.

Boerse Stuttgart Group Says Its Crypto Trading App Has Hit €1B Volume in 2020

Germany’s second-largest stock exchange says its trading app Bison exceeded its expectations this year.

Germany’s Oldest Bank Introduces Cryptocurrency Fund

Hauck & Aufhäuser will launch a cryptocurrency investment fund in January 2021 to invest in Bitcoin and other digital assets.

Dec 03 2020

Private German Bank to Launch Cryptocurrency Fund

Dec 03 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  banks business coinflash crypto funds germany

Hauck & Aufhauser is launching a cryptocurrency fund in January 2021.

Nov 27 2020

German Finance Minister Demands Quick Decisions on Digital Euro

Olaf Scholz said that the European Central Bank should not adopt wait and see approach to launch a digital currency.

Nov 20 2020

German Finance Minister Says He Does Not Support Private Cryptos: Report

Nov 20 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  germany libra news policy & regulation

Olaf Scholz said banks need to adapt for a digital world but seemed to rule out private digital currencies from that future.

Oct 31 2020

Deutsche Bundesbank, The German central bank is Partnering with OCEAN

The Central Bank of Germany Deutsche Bundesbank has decided to partner with the OCEAN Protocol to develop a decentralized data autonomy platform....

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