Former NiceHash CTO Arrested in Germany Over US Hacking Charges
The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to extradite the alleged hacker over crimes he's already served time for in Slovenia.
Berlin-based solarisBank has opened a subsidiary to offer a white-labeled custody product to nonbanks interested in offering crypto products.
With the passing of new legislation, banks in Germany may soon feel more confident to offer direct sales and custody of crypto assets.
While a grandfather clause allows crypto custodians to keep serving German customers without being penalized, those same companies are waiting on financial regulator BaFin to release final regulations around the law.
Two more governments have taken action against entities in the Karatbars ecosystem over sales of a purportedly gold-backed cryptocurrency.
Speaking on a possible e-euro, minister Olaf Scholz said Germany "should not leave the field to China, Russia, the U.S. or any private providers."