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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.
Europol has warned against the rising threats of cryptocurrency hacks, extortion and mining malware in a new report.
The chief of the European Central Bank (ECB) said Friday that the institution sees no "concrete need" to issue a digital version of the euro, Reuters reports.
Our European tour alongside the IDACB Blockchain Roadshow has come to an end and we are ready to draw conclusions on how it went for us. We all share the same opinion that this touring event has been a very successful one. We have grown the pool of our potential investors from different European countries including those from the UK, which amounts according to different studies to around 10% of the world’s ICO investment. We have also expanded the audience of our project and let more people know about Neironix and its token sale that started on September 1.