Browsing the "European Banking Authority" 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.

EU Lawmaker Wants Standard Regulations to Allow ‘Passport’ for ICOs

| Nikhilesh De

One European lawmaker wants to standardize ICO regulations, thereby making it easier for projects to raise funding across the EU.

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BBVA Can’t Hold Cryptocurrency – And That’s a Problem

| Ian Allison

The bank wants to use ethereum as a notary, but regulators discourage holding even the tiny bit of ether needed to put data on the public blockchain.

EU Regulator: DLT In Trade Finance Still Faces Legal Uncertainty

| Wolfie Zhao

The European Banking Authority published a report to raise public awareness of the benefits and risks associated with the use of DLT in finance.

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Why EBA Proposals Would Set an Absurd Precedent for Bitcoin Startups

| Adam Vaziri

The EBA's new proposals for digital currency could make starting a bitcoin exchange more onerous than opening a bank, argues lawyer Adam Vaziri.

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EBA: 51% Attack Remains Bitcoin’s Biggest Problem

| Emily Spaven

Bitcoin’s biggest problem is still the threat of a 51% attack, according to Dr Dirk Haubrich of the European Banking Authority (EBA).