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Banking startup 2gether is launching a prepaid Visa debit card that allows users to spend cryptocurrencies. Reported to CoinDesk.
The “first wave” of blockchain adoption will be led by permissioned platforms focused on specific use cases or user bases, according to a new EU report. Reported to CoinDesk.
Two major European regulators have separately called for cryptocurrency and ICO rules at the EU level. Reported to CoinDesk.
Seven EU member nations have come together to promote the use of blockchain tech to boost government services and economic well-being.
The European Commission, the EU’s executive body, is launching a new blockchain association next year and major banks are already on board. This is reported in CoinDesk.
European Central Bank executive board member Benoît Cœuré said this week that blockchain is promising – but that bitcoin is “the evil spawn of the financial crisis.” Reported in CoinDesk.
Cryptocurrency mining firm Bitfury is considering an initial public offering in Amsterdam or London as early as 2019. The move would make Bitfury the first major crypto IPO listed in Europe. CCN reprots that.
A group that advises the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) – the EU's securities watchdog – has recommended regulating most cryptocurrencies and ICO tokens under existing financial rules, but said more clarification is needed.
European regulators are determining whether to regulate initial coin offerings (ICOs) as securities sales on a case-by-case basis, Reuters reported Monday.