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Bank Of England Launch Private Finance Agenda For COP26
Italy Setting Up Crypto Environment That Meets EU's New Laws, Central Bank Governor Says
Even though surveys show only about 2% of households own crypto, regulators are bracing for the EU's Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) rules for service providers.
Bank Of England Launch Private Finance Agenda For COP26

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UK Crypto Rules Set a Modest Post-Brexit Divergence From the European Union
The industry is keenly watching divergences from Brussels in areas like stablecoins, lending and bitcoin disclosures.
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MiCA at the Door: How European Crypto Firms Are Getting Ready for Sweeping Legislation
Adapting how crypto exchanges operate under the new regulation won’t be easy, but it might make it easier for them to get bank accounts in Europe.
(Rachel Sun/CoinDesk)

France Eases Lockdown And Heads Toward A Return To Normal
French Lawmakers Soften Stance on Compulsory Crypto Licenses
Crypto industry advocates had been concerned about tougher rules in the wake of the FTX collapse and as new EU legislation is readied.
France Eases Lockdown And Heads Toward A Return To Normal

European Commissioner Mairead McGuinness discussed crypto at the World Economic Form's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
EU Plans Digital Euro Bill, Metaverse Policy for May, Commission Says
The bill is set to underpin a putative new central bank digital currency, financial-services commissioner Mairead McGuinness said
European Commissioner Mairead McGuinness discussed crypto at the World Economic Form's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

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Crypto Tax Proposed by Lawmakers to Fund EU Budget
Taxing capital gains, mining or crypto transactions are all being examined to fund the European Union’s $185 billion annual spending.
European Parliament building in Brussels (FrankyDeMeyer/Getty Images)

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EU Lawmakers Impose ‘Prohibitive’ Requirements on Banks’ Crypto Holdings
The vote in the European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee is intended to anticipate international bank-capital norms.
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European Banks Must Fully Cover Crypto Holdings With Capital, Draft Text Says
A leaked proposal that faces a vote on Tuesday deems crypto assets to be the riskiest kind, in line with emerging international guidelines
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The World's Best Crypto Policies: How They Do It in 37 Nations
What can the United States learn from regulation around the world? Jeff Wilser takes a grand tour.
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2022 European Central Bank Forum On Central Banking
Digital Euro Will Never Be Programmable, ECB’s Panetta Says
Some observers have touted restrictions on how people can spend their money as an advantage of a central bank digital currency.
2022 European Central Bank Forum On Central Banking