Over 20 European countries have jointly established a new blockchain group to share technical and regulatory expertise.
The Bank of England is examining how to maintain data privacy over a DLT network while still allowing a regulatory window into transactions.
The UK National Cyber Security Centre highlighted the rising number of browser apps which force computers to mine cryptocurrencies in a new report.
The Financial Conduct Authority has warned that firms offering services around crypto derivatives and ICOs "likely" need to be authorized.
The move comes after the Spanish finance ministry called the use of cryptocurrencies in organized crime a "pressing challenge."
Liechtenstein's government is drafting blockchain legislation, but will not be heavy-handed, Prime Minister Adrian Hasler has told CoinDesk.
If cryptocurrency gains acceptance as a means of exchange, it’s sure to raise the ire of governments hungry for revenue from sales taxes.
The U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority has warned investors over an unregistered brokerage that appears to be offering crypto-related derivatives.
Enquiries around blockchain, cryptocurrency and ICOs in Switzerland have increased significantly, according the country's financial regulator, FINMA.