Browsing the "Europe" Tag

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.

Italy Announces 30 Experts to Lead National Blockchain Strategy

| Yogita Khatri

The Italian government has published a list of 30 experts brought together to develop the nation's blockchain strategy.

4 Banks Complete €100K Commercial Paper Transaction on R3’s Corda

| Yogita Khatri

Four European banks, including Commerzbank and ING, have settled a live commercial paper transaction worth €100,000 on R3's Corda blockchain.

TransferGo Opens Payments Corridor to India Using Ripple Tech

| Daniel Palmer

Payment provider TransferGo has announced it is launching a remittance corridor to India that uses Ripple technology for near real-time transactions.

Crypto Wallet Abra Opens Door to More European Users

| Nikhilesh De

Crypto wallet provider Abra is integrating SEPA payments, allowing European customers to directly deposit funds.

Coinbase Launches Crypto Gift Card Service in Europe

| Wolfie Zhao

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.

markets, up

The EU’s Biggest ETF Firm Expands Into Crypto Products

| Muyao Shen

Europe's largest trader of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) is entering the crypto world.

Romania Drafts Bill to Regulate Electronic Money

| Muyao Shen

Romania has drafted an emergency ordinance to regulate cryptocurrency issuing.

Crypto Valley Declares Blockchain Voting Trial a ‘Success’

| Muyao Shen

Zug, home of the "Crypto Valley" in Switzerland, has successfully completed its first test of a blockchain-based voting system.

spain, bank, money

Spain’s Tax Authorities Seek Crypto User Names and Bank Accounts

| David Floyd

The move comes after the Spanish finance ministry called the use of cryptocurrencies in organized crime a "pressing challenge."