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."
Liechtenstein's government is drafting blockchain legislation, but will not be heavy-handed, Prime Minister Adrian Hasler has told CoinDesk.
The Crown Prince of Liechtenstein says his family might invest in cryptocurrencies and that he sees a future for the blockchain.