EU Finance Commissioner Vows New Rules on Crypto, Libra Stablecoin
EU's financial services commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis intends to create a new regulations for crypto, particularly Facebook’s Libra stablecoin.
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.
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.
The European Commission is calling for future-oriented defense solutions including innovative blockchain concepts.
Contrary to earlier reports, a source tells CoinDesk the EU isn't looking to issue its own digital currency in response to Libra.
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has been granted an Irish e-money license that will bring it greater access to EU and EEA markets.