The president of BaFin thinks blockchain-based applications are "revolutionary" and could turn the entire financial sector "upside down."
Prosecutors in Germany have made an emergency sale of cryptocurrencies seized in two investigations due to concerns over price volatility.
Deutsche Boerse AG is assessing whether to offer cryptocurrency-related products, a company exec has said during an event.
Boerse Stuttgart's fintech subsidiary is rolling out a no-fee app to trade bitcoin, ether, litecoin and ripple.
Cryptocurrencies are "an important item" on the agenda for next week's G20 summit, documents show.
Unlike the U.S., Germany will regard bitcoin as equivalent to legal tender when used as a means of payment, according to a new government document.
Germany's top financial regulator has issued a letter of advice in an attempt to clarify some of the regulatory uncertainties around ICOs.
France and Germany have called for the G-20 to discuss cooperative action on cryptocurrencies ahead of a summit next month.
A German financial watchdog has ordered Crypto.exchange GmbH to immediately stop offering financial commission services.
A director of Germany's central bank said at an event that cryptocurrencies must be regulated at a global scale, not just on a national level.