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CDCROP: Eva Kaili, European Parliament Vice President
EU Lawmaker Kaili Suspended From Party in Corruption Scandal
Eva Kaili, a Greek politician in the European Parliament, is facing accusations she’s tied to a scandal involving Qatar lobbying.
CDCROP: Eva Kaili, European Parliament Vice President

The Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) trilogues are set to begin on March 31, 2022. (Håkan Dahlström/Getty)
Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Back EU's MiCA Crypto Law in Committee Vote
The landslide support paves the way for the landmark crypto licensing regulation to take effect in 2024.
The Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) trilogues are set to begin on March 31, 2022. (Håkan Dahlström/Getty)

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Money Laundering via Metaverse, DeFi, NFTs Targeted by EU Lawmakers’ Latest Draft
An emerging compromise may subject those who govern decentralized autonomous organizations to extra requirements.
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EU Ban on Tax-Haven Crypto Firms Could Breach Trade Law, Commission Warns
Lawmaker proposals to blacklist non-compliant firms are getting a rough ride as landmark MiCA legislation reaches its final stages.
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EU’s Crypto Activism Gets Mixed Reception at Paris Blockchain Week
New EU money laundering rules could be unworkable and destructive to the industry, some think. Others say crypto companies must learn to live with privacy-busting regulation.
The former stock exchange in Paris, site of the Paris Blockchain Week Summit. (Marc Piasecki/GC Images/Getty Images)

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Europe’s Landmark Crypto Regulation Is Advancing, but New Privacy Rules May Be More Important
European officials will vote on rules restricting anonymous crypto transactions later this week.
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Proposal Limiting Proof-of-Work Is Rejected in EU Parliament Committee Vote
The provision could have required cryptocurrencies like bitcoin to shift to more environmentally friendly mechanisms.
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European Parliament room (Frederic Köberl/Unsplash)
European Parliament Proposes Expanding 'Travel Rule' to Every Single Crypto Transaction
Two major factions within the European Parliament propose to expand the "travel rule" to virtually every transaction of digital assets.
European Parliament room (Frederic Köberl/Unsplash)

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European Council Takes One Step Closer to Ratifying Landmark Crypto Regulation
The European Council and Parliament will now negotiate the rules set out in the framework.
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European Commission Urges Members to Agree on Crypto Regulations
The commission is hoping to finalize its proposed regulatory sandbox for financial products based on distributed ledger technology by the end of the year.
European Commissioner Mairead McGuinness (Bloomberg)