A little-known British crypto company has already turned XRP futures into a budding business worth over $30 million a month.
The Bank of Russia and the country's Finance Ministry have reportedly resolved a disagreement over the specifics of a proposed cryptocurrency law.
A report from the Bank of France advocates strict regulations for crypto-assets, including a ban on activity by banks, insurers and trust companies.
The Bank of Lithuania has called for developer proposals to kick off its service-based blockchain platform called LBChain.
The Autorite des Marches Financiers has extended its blacklist of non-compliant investment companies to include crypto businesses.
The government of Gibraltar has released a white paper detailing its plans for the regulation of tokens and token sales.
IMF head Christine Lagarde has argued that regulators could use blockchain technology itself to regulate cryptocurrencies
Cryptocurrency mining is perfectly legal in Europe and only subject to standard electricity rules, according to an EU commissioner.
The European Commission said it will host a Fintech Lab to foster emerging technologies including blockchain starting from Q2 2018.
Steve Bannon, the former White House strategist and right-wing firebrand, is now touting the liberating potential of cryptocurrency and blockchain.