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.
The Italian government has published a list of 30 experts brought together to develop the nation's blockchain strategy.
Four European banks, including Commerzbank and ING, have settled a live commercial paper transaction worth €100,000 on R3's Corda blockchain.
Payment provider TransferGo has announced it is launching a remittance corridor to India that uses Ripple technology for near real-time transactions.
Crypto wallet provider Abra is integrating SEPA payments, allowing European customers to directly deposit funds.
Coinbase now offers a way for users to purchase retail goods and services with cryptos, thanks to a deal with a digital gift card service in Europe.
Europe's largest trader of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) is entering the crypto world.
Romania has drafted an emergency ordinance to regulate cryptocurrency issuing.
Zug, home of the "Crypto Valley" in Switzerland, has successfully completed its first test of a blockchain-based voting system.
The move comes after the Spanish finance ministry called the use of cryptocurrencies in organized crime a "pressing challenge."