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ECB Says It Plans to Use More On-Chain Data to Monitor Crypto Assets

| Daniel Palmer

The European Central Bank has issued a new report revealing plans to use more granular blockchain data to better monitor the crypto markets.

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EU Authorities Shut Down Bitcoin Transaction Mixer

| Stan Higgins

A bitcoin transaction mixer has been seized and shut down by authorities in the European Union.

EU Blockchain Group Launches With SWIFT, Ripple Onboard

| Yogita Khatri

Over 100 firms including SWIFT, IBM and Ripple have joined a blockchain association officially launched by the European Commission on Wednesday.

Banking Startup Launching Visa Card That Lets You Spend 7 Cryptos

| Yogita Khatri

Banking startup 2gether is launching a prepaid Visa debit card that allows eurozone-based users to spend cryptocurrencies.

Bitfury Integration to Bring Bitcoin Lightning Payments to More Merchants

| Yogita Khatri

The Bitfury Group has partnered with business payments processor HadePay to bring lightning network-based bitcoin payments to merchants.

EU Report: Blockchain Adoption Will Be Led by Permissioned Platforms

| Yogita Khatri

Blockchain adoption will be led by permissioned platforms focused on specific use cases or user bases, according to a new EU report.

French President Says Blockchain Could Put Europe at ‘Vanguard’ of Innovation

| Daniel Palmer

Emmanuel Macron has called for increased use of data technologies such as blockchain in the EU to benefit agriculture and consumers.

Germany Seeking Industry Feedback for National Blockchain Strategy

| Yogita Khatri

The German government is soliciting industry feedback ahead of developing a blockchain strategy by summer, according to Reuters.

Oceans Apart: Crypto Regulation in the US and EU

| Noelle Acheson

The differences between U.S. and EU approaches to crypto asset regulation are even more complicated than they appear, writes Noelle Acheson.

European Finance Regulators Call for Bloc-Wide Crypto Rules

| Yogita Khatri

Two top European finance regulators, the EBA and the ESMA, have separately said today that cryptocurrency and ICO rules are needed at the EU level.