Category: EU

Coinbase Opens Office in Ireland as Part of Brexit Contingency Plan

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has opened a new office in Dublin, Ireland, according to an announcement published Oct. 15.…

The European Blockchain Partnership Finds Europe Getting Serious About Distributed Ledger Technology

On April 10, 2018, 21 EU member states and Norway signed up to create the European Blockchain Partnership. Including the…

Blockchain and Brexit: How Adoption Could Help With UK–EU Relations

Blockchain has one new supporter: the UK finance minister Philip Hammond. Quizzed at the Conservative Party conference on how the…

PayPal for Crypto: Up to 25,000 Online Stores in Germany May Accept Digital Money in 2019

A Swiss startup company is attempting to make using cryptocurrencies for online transactions as simple and safe as using PayPal.…

EU Markets Regulator Examines ICOs to Determine Regulations

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced it is examining Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) to determine how they…

Government Tracking of Crypto Is Growing, But There Are Ways to Avoid It

Much noise has been made about the untraceable qualities of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin "can be used to buy…

EU Financial Regulator Budgets Over 1 Mln Euro for FinTech and Crypto Supervision

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has budgeted over 1 million euro for monitoring fintech and crypto assets, according…

Spanish City of Valencia to Create ‘Smart Port’ Using Blockchain, Big Data

One of Spain's busiest ports based in the city of Valencia has announced the creation of a "smart port" which…

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