Browsing the "Europe" Tag

Bitfury, Swiss Investment Firm Launch Regulated Bitcoin Mining Fund

| Yogita Khatri

Bitfury and Swiss investment firm Final Frontier have launched a bitcoin mining fund after it was authorized by an EU regulator.

The Hidden Effects of Crypto Money Laundering Rules

| Noelle Acheson

CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson looks at anti-money laundering regulation’s increasing focus on cryptocurrencies, and at the opportunity this presents.

Societe Generale-Owned Bank Launches Blockchain Exchange Note

| Yogita Khatri

Kleinwort Hambros, a Societe Generale-owned bank and wealth manager, has launched a Luxembourg-listed blockchain exchange-traded note.

EU Blockchain Group Launches With SWIFT, Ripple Onboard

| Yogita Khatri

Over 100 firms including SWIFT, IBM and Ripple have joined a blockchain association officially launched by the European Commission on Wednesday.

EU Report: Blockchain Adoption Will Be Led by Permissioned Platforms

| Yogita Khatri

Blockchain adoption will be led by permissioned platforms focused on specific use cases or user bases, according to a new EU report.

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Coinbase Acquires Blockchain-Tracking Startup Neutrino for Undisclosed Price

| Leigh Cuen

Coinbase has acquired blockchain analytics startup Neutrino as part of a push to offer more diverse crypto assets.

Luxembourg Passes Bill to Give Blockchain Securities Legal Status

| Daniel Palmer

Securities issued on blockchains in Luxembourg now have the same legal status as traditional securities, after the passing of a new bill.

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.