Coinbase Eyes European Growth After Winning Irish E-Money License
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has been granted an Irish e-money license that will bring it greater access to EU and EEA markets.
The European Commission is calling for future-oriented defense solutions including innovative blockchain concepts.
The central bank of France wants the eurozone to build a DLT-based settlement system that moves euros faster and more cheaply than existing tech.
The planned regulatory regime could include stricter rules for projects deemed "global stablecoins," a subtle reference, possibly, to Libra.
A new fund has been set up with the aim of preventing the EU falling behind nations like the U.S. and China on blockchain and AI innovation.
Contrary to earlier reports, a source tells CoinDesk the EU isn't looking to issue its own digital currency in response to Libra.