Europe

US Lawmakers to Discuss Facebook Libra on Swiss Visit: Report

A delegation of U.S. lawmakers is set to discuss Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project with the Swiss data privacy chief when…

Man Offering Hacking Services for Bitcoin Gets 20-Month Jail Sentence

A British man has been handed 20 months in jail and ordered to forfeit over £400,000 ($487,000) for offering hacking…

Binance Jersey Partners with Crypto Platform Caspian for Faster Trades

Binance’s fiat-to-crypto conversion branch for euros and British pounds, Binance Jersey, has entered into a partnership with the crypto investment…

UK Advertising Watchdog Upholds Complaints Against BitMEX Bitcoin Promotion

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld complaints over a bitcoin ad placed by crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX (HDR…

Congressional Research Service Examines Blockchain in Energy Sector

The Congressional Research Service has released a report that examines, among other things, the potential advantages and disadvantages of pursuing…

UK Pension and Welfare Agency Examining Blockchain and DLT

The United Kingdom pension and welfare agency has identified blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) as technologies that could disrupt…

Coinbase UK Dropping Support for Cryptocurrency Zcash

The U.K. arm of Coinbase appears to be dropping support for the privacy-focused cryptocurrency zcash. According to customers, Coinbase UK is…

Investment App Robinhood Wins License to Operate in UK

Robinhood, a stocks, ETFs and crypto investment app, has been given the green light to operate as a broker in…

Czech Republic to Impose Stricter Crypto Regulations than EU Requires

The Czech Republic is expected to enforce stricter oversight of cryptocurrencies than that required by the European Union’s bloc-wide Anti-Money-Laundering…

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