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Mathieu Michel, Secretary of State for Digitalization, Belgium (Thomas Daems)
Belgium to Push European Blockchain Network During EU Council Presidency, Digital Minister Says
EU-wide blockchain services could support the bloc’s pursuit of digital sovereignty, Mathieu Michel told CoinDesk.
Mathieu Michel, Secretary of State for Digitalization, Belgium (Thomas Daems)

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CoinDesk)
Binance Restarts in Belgium Three Months After Order to Stop
In June, the exchange was told to stop serving Belgian clients by the Financial Services and Markets Authority.
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CoinDesk)

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Binance’s Belgian Customers to Use Polish Entity in Bid to Escape Regulators’ Ban
National financial authority FSMA told the company in June to cease serving Belgian customers from outside the European bloc
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Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance, at Consensus Singapore 2018 (CoinDesk)
Binance Ordered to Halt Offering Crypto Services in Belgium by Markets Regulator
The crypto exchange is accused of serving Belgian customers from countries outside the European Economic Area in violation of the law, the Financial Services and Markets Autho...
Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance, at Consensus Singapore 2018 (CoinDesk)

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Bit4You Affairs in Doubt Even Before CoinLoan Collapse, Belgian Regulator Says
FSMA’s comments suggest the exchange could have lost its license or potentially faced prosecution, even before Bit4You's Estonian corporate partner filed for insolvency.
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Belgian Crypto Lender Bit4You Suspends Activities After Service Provider Declared Insolvent
Bit4You learned of CoinLoan's insolvency on April 24, and that it no longer has the necessary registration as a digital asset custodian.
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Trading Platform Talos Adds Crypto Market Liquidity in Tie-Up With Keyrock
The agreement with the Belgian market maker is part of Talos' expansion into Europe.
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Belgium's financial regulator is requiring that crypto ads warn of the risk of investing in digital assets. (Kutay Tanir/Getty Images)
Belgian Crypto Ads Must Warn of Risks Under New Rules
The Financial Services and Markets Authority will have to be notified of major ad campaigns, as a survey reveals crypto investors are often trying to get rich quick.
Belgium's financial regulator is requiring that crypto ads warn of the risk of investing in digital assets. (Kutay Tanir/Getty Images)

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After Landmark Crypto Law, European Politicians Contemplate Building Their Own Blockchain
"Europeum" could safeguard values like privacy, Belgian Digital Minister Mathieu Michel told CoinDesk, as he seeks to make his country a blockchain hub.
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Brussels-based market maker Keyrock has raised $72 million. (Walter Bibikow/Getty Images)
Market Maker Keyrock Raises $72M Amid FTX Contagion
The liquidity provider, which closed the funding round in September, had minimal exposure to the collapsed exchange.
Brussels-based market maker Keyrock has raised $72 million. (Walter Bibikow/Getty Images)