Top 4 European Countries Ranked by Cryptocurrency Adoption
When it comes to determining the popularity of cryptocurrencies in Europe, it seems things are not looking all that great. For some reason, the continent has not seen much cryptocurrency-related activity, although things are not as dire as one might think.
Why the EU needs blockchain
The European authorities initiated the creation of the International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications, which was joined by more than 100 companies and startups. This event deserves to be called the starting point of distributed technologies development in the EU de jure.
Europe Blockchain investments will reach €815 million
March 28, 2019, | AtoZ Markets - Blockchain technology continues to conquer the European market of innovations and financing from the local investors continues to grow. According to the latest report the International Data Corporation (IDC) released, Europe blockchain investments in 2019 will reach more than $ 800 million.
MEP Kaili: Banks Can’t Stop Us From Using Blockchain
A Greek member of the parliament (MEP) of the European Union, Eva Kaili, declared that central banks have too much control over people’s deposits, according to a post published on Ripple’s blog on Feb. 8.
SatoshiPay Integrates Blockchain Payments for Major European Publisher
Micropayments startup SatoshiPay has partnered with Europe’s largest digital publishing house, Axel Springer SE, to process blockchain payments for its content globally.
European Finance Regulators Call for Bloc-Wide Crypto Rules
Two major European regulators have separately called for cryptocurrency and ICO rules at the EU level.
Coinbase Expands Trading Platform Across Six Additional European Markets
Coinbase has announced news it has launched its services across six additional European markets as part of an aggressive expansion. The market-leading crypto exchange is planning a more aggressive approach in 2019 by pushing the boundaries in exciting new global markets.
7 Southern EU Nations Unite to Take Lead on Blockchain Adoption
Seven EU member nations have come together to promote the use of blockchain tech to boost government services and economic well-being.
European Union Invites Major Banks to Join Blockchain Forum
The EU is in the process of establishing a blockchain forum and has invited at least five major banks including BBVA and Santander.
Crypto Exchange Coinbase Is Opening an Office in Dublin
Crypto exchange Coinbase is launching in a new office in the capital of Ireland.
EU Markets Regulator Extends Restrictions on Selling Crypto-Based Derivatives
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has decided to extend its restrictions on contracts for differences (CFDs), including crypto-based ones. The agency has announced its decision in an official release published Friday, September 28.
German Finance Minister Doubts Crypto Can Currently Replace Traditional Currencies
Germany’s Finance Minister Olaf Scholz doubts that cryptocurrencies can currently replace traditional fiat currencies, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reports today, September, 18.
Cryptocurrencies ‘Here to Stay, Market Growing despite Recent Turbulence’: EU Watchdog Chief
Following the meeting of the EU Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) in Vienna, Austria on September 7, European Commission Vice-President Vladis Dombrovskis has stated that the Council’s position on cryptocurrencies is that they are here to stay despite market turbulence.
Report: EU to Discuss Further Crypto Regulation Amid Concerns About Lack of Transparency
Economic and financial affairs ministers from the European Union’s (E.U.) 28 member states will reportedly hold an informal meeting on the challenges posed by digital assets and the possibility of tightening regulations, Bloomberg reported August 29.
22 European Nations Form New Blockchain Partnership
A group of 22 European nations has formed a new blockchain partnership aimed to exchange information on the technology.
Germany Won't Tax You for Buying Coffee With Bitcoin
Germany won't tax bitcoin users for using the cryptocurrency as a means of payment, the Ministry of Finance has said.