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New NFT Rules Possible if Lawmakers Ask, EU Official Says
The treatment of non-fungible tokens wasn’t fully resolved by Brussels’ landmark Markets in Crypto Assets regulation.
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DeFi’s ‘Severe Threat’ Needs New Kind of Regulation, EU Commission Told
The EU executive is seeking academic input as it turns its attention to decentralized finance based on software protocols
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EU Countries Must Be Ready to Block Crypto Mining, Commission Says
The European Union's executive arm also wants blockchains to show energy-efficiency labels and to end crypto tax breaks.
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EU Commission Launches Proposal for Study of Automated DeFi Supervision
The study is the latest in a series of moves in a regulatory push across the bloc. 
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The Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) trilogues are set to begin on March 31, 2022. (Håkan Dahlström/Getty)
Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Back EU's MiCA Crypto Law in Committee Vote
The landslide support paves the way for the landmark crypto licensing regulation to take effect in 2024.
The Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) trilogues are set to begin on March 31, 2022. (Håkan Dahlström/Getty)

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Here's What Still Needs to Happen Before the EU's MiCA Bill Becomes Law
CoinDesk looks at what EU crypto companies can expect after the bloc sealed deals on the political shape on anti-money-laundering and licensing laws.
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NFT, Private Wallet Fates Hang on EU Crypto Talks This Week
Officials could this week finalize controversial privacy and licensing rules for the sector – once they decide how to treat NFTs and unhosted wallets.
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EU Commission Favors Ban on Large-Scale Stablecoins, Document Shows
The tough approach, originally targeting Facebook’s now-abandoned Libra project, could see rivals to fiat currency outlawed in the bloc after certain thresholds are hit.
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The Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) trilogues are set to begin on March 31, 2022. (Håkan Dahlström/Getty)
NFT Issuers Could Have to Centralize and Register Under EU's MiCA Rules, France Warns
The EU bill would also tackle decentralized finance and bitcoin's energy use.
The Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) trilogues are set to begin on March 31, 2022. (Håkan Dahlström/Getty)

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Top EU Official Calls for Global Crypto Agreement
Europe and the U.S. should work together to limit "significant risks" to investors and the environment, Mairead McGuinness said.
EU financial-services commissioner Mairead McGuinness (Alexandros Michailidis/SOOC/Bloomberg/Getty Images)