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Chair of the ECB Supervisory Board Andrea Enria
Crypto Firms That Act Like Banks Should Be Regulated Like Them, ECB Official Says
But supervision of bank-like crypto firms could be a pain for regulators, said Andrea Enria, chair of the supervisory board at the European Central Bank.
Chair of the ECB Supervisory Board Andrea Enria

EU considers digital euro (Immo Wegmann/Unsplash)
Fiery Public Hearing on Digital Euro Sees Experts Diverge on Key Issues
Expert witnesses answered lawmaker questions on holding limits, impact on banking systems and privacy for an EU central bank digital currency.
EU considers digital euro (Immo Wegmann/Unsplash)

Former Bank of Spain Governor Miguel Fernandez Ordonez (CoinDesk)
Digital Euro Can End Bank Crises, Is Better Than Deposits, Ex-Bank of Spain Chief Says
A central bank digital currency (CBDC) could also be used to deregulate banking activities and help the banking sector grow, Miguel Fernández Ordóñez said during a European Pa...
Former Bank of Spain Governor Miguel Fernandez Ordonez (CoinDesk)

The EU's metaverse strategy is due soon (Pixabay)
EU Lawmakers Call to Reduce Tech Dependency on Other Countries With Metaverse Strategy
The European Parliament's Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection wants the bloc to take the lead on shaping virtual worlds according to EU values.
The EU's metaverse strategy is due soon (Pixabay)

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The Global Movement to Promote Crypto Tax Transparency — What You Need to Know
In Europe and the U.S., there are a host of initiatives placing new requirements on participants in digital asset markets to report on transactions and meet other new provisio...
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EU Parliament Approves Data Act With Smart-Contract Kill Switch Provision
The final version of the bill's text, reviewed by CoinDesk in July, revealed that it contained a smart-contract kill switch clause.
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The EU flag (Christian Lue/Unsplash)
EU Banking Watchdog Seeks Feedback on Draft Liquidity, Capital Rules for Stablecoin Issuers
Consultations on relevant rules will run until Feb. 8, 2024, the European Banking Authority said.
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ROBINHOOD app on a smartphone (Shutterstock)
Robinhood to Expand Crypto Trading Into EU, Plans to Start UK Brokerage
The crypto trading platform for EU will open in "coming weeks," said the company.
ROBINHOOD app on a smartphone (Shutterstock)

Spanish flag waving by the wind.
Spain Brings Forward MiCA Crypto Rules by Six Months After EU Pressure
The government said it hopes the move, potentially affecting the likes of Binance and Coinbase, will bring greater regulatory clarity.
Spanish flag waving by the wind.

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Crypto Shareholder Requirements Set Out by EU Banking Regulators
Controls on staff bonuses at crypto exchanges and wallet providers are also planned as the bloc prepares for its landmark crypto law, MiCA.
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