ECB believes ETF approvals does not make BTC suitable as investment or means of payment

    

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EU ESMA consults on guidelines aimed to prioritise crypto firms in the EU vs outside firms

 

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EU’s EBA has expanede its AML and CFT guidelines to include crypto-asset service providers

  

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EU’s EBA is probing links between banks and crypto entities

  

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EU reaches provisional agreement on AI Act, Metaverse relevant

  

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EU ECB acknowledges the global influence of cryptocurrencies, especially in emerging economies

  

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EU EBA extended its risk-based AML/CFT supervisory guidelines to crypto-asset service providers

  

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EU reaches political agreement on the euro instant payments proposal

 

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EU’s EBA set out proposals for minimum capital and liquidity requirements for issuers of stablecoins

 

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EU ECB research hints at a global crypto cycle driven by speculative motives

 

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EU’s EBA and ESMA consult on joint guidelines on crypto entity suitability

  

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EU starts preparation for digital euro. Prep phase may pave the way for issuing digital euro

 

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EU warns that no complex, opaque, shells-type, crypto companies will be allowed under MiCA

 

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EU ESMA say DeFi does not represent a meaningful risk to financial stability at this juncture

 

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EU ESMA opens consultation on technical standards for certain MiCA requirements

  

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EU financial regulators warn consumers on the risks of crypto-assets

 

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EU’s ESMA warns against cryptoinvestments, which remain largely unregulated until MiCA is enforced

  

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BIS reports Canada, Europe, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, England, US are exploring retail CBDCs

 

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EU (ESRB) suggests to ban leveraged bets on cryptoassets by means of limits (funds, exchanges)

 

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EU Council gives final approval to MiCA legislation

 

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EU may consider vetoing large stablecoins to preserve the effectiveness of monetary policy

 

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UE’s EBA suggests to diversify stablecoins reserves to achieve proper risk management

 

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EU parliament voted in favor of MiCA

 

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EU releases amended MiCa for vote on 19 April 2023

 

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ECB warns MiCA won’t be sufficient and certain areas need further strengthening

 

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EU lawmakers voted to impose EUR 1’000 limit on unidentified crypto transactions

  

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EU Parliament passes smart contract regulation under Data Act

 

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EU published its ‘first vote’ text re capital rules for banks exposures to cryptoassets

 

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EU Parliament (subgroup) proposes easing requirements for smart contracts, central to DeFi industry

  

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EU postpones MiCA vote to April, citing translation delays

 

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EU (finance ministers) confirm support for digital euro research

 

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ECB holds the view that bitcoin is heading towards irrelevance

  

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EU ECB believes broader regulation beyond MiCA is needed following the collapse of FTX

 

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EU Parliamentary and Council vote on MiCA likely to happen in February 2023

 

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EU’s MiCA approved by the Parliament’s Committee; next vote by entire Parliament

 

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EU reached agreement on MiCA. The law will likely be applied by 2024

  

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ECB investigates DLT for interbank settlements

  

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EU has finalized the full MiCA text

  

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ECB has chosen five companies to build prototypes for testing CBDC

 

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EU considers blockchain technology and NFTs to fight counterfeiting and forgery

  

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ECB believes CBDCs could fight market dominance from big technology giants

 

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EU to create a new crypto regulator within the context of the sixth AML Directive

  

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ECB believes CBDCs are better than BTC and stablecoins in cross-border payments

 

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ECB believes that access to a Euro retail CBDC should be restricted to prevent flights from commercial banks

  

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ESMA consults on guidelines for operating a DLT market infrastructure

 

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ECB believes stablecoins need to be regulated even though their financial stability risk is currently limited

 

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EU reached agreement on cryptoregulatory framework MiCA

  

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EU finalized AML rules for crypto transactions, largely excluding KYC for payments to unhosted wallets

 

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ECB concerns about crypto staking and lending fuel speculation about MiCA II

  

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EU reportedly close to find agreement in MiCA, including on NFTs, stablecoins and AML rules

 

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EU Commission analysed pros, cons and challenges of DeFi

 

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The ECB showed how far to go on privacy re CBDCs, ruling out anonymity

 

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EU Commission reported on DeFi showing that DeFi can reduce audit costs and increase opportunities

 

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ECB pushes for stricter regulations on cryptoassets to avoid loopholes exposing investors to risks

 

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ECB’s public survey on issuance of digital euro already attracted 11k opinions, mainly rejecting the idea

  

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EU’s fifth Ukrainian war sanctions pack includes prohibition to provide cryptoasset services to Russia

 

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ECB believes commercial banks should be given a role in the process of issuing CBDCs

 

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The EC opened consultation on digital euro, on aspects including international payments & privacy

 

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EU Parliament approved measures to outlaw anonymous crypto transactions

 

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EU’s ESMA reminds consumers that cryptos are risky and do not benefit from regulatory safeguards

 

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EU’s Economic Committee voted against banning proof-of-work tokens

 

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EC confirms that cryptocurrencies are captured by targeted Russian-related sanctions

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ECB and US Fed call for an accelerated path to regulating cryptocurrencies

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G7 and EU examine ways to stop use of cryptocurrencies by Russia to evade sanctions

 

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EU determined to take all measures to guarantee digital assets won’t be used to undermine sanctions

 

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G7 and EU looking to include crypto into sanctions

 

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ECB urges EU to ratify crypto regulation MICA

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EU may accelerate cryptoregulation MiCA to mitigate circumvention of sanctions against Russia

 

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EU may grant crypto AML oversee responsibility to a new financial watchdog

  

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EU poised to propose a bill for a CBDC in early 2023

 

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ESMA urges to prohibit the proof-of-work mining model

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EU ESMA seeks opinions on updating regulations concerning the implementation of DLT solutions

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ECB addresses conditions for success for, and risks of, CBDC

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The EU (Council) has adopted the regulation on markets in crypto assets (MiCA)

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ECB calls for faster adoption of crypto regulation

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ECB reiterates cryptos are not currencies, are highly speculative and energy consumption intensive

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ECB has started to investigate a digital euro by launching a two-year investigation

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ECB: Stablecoins are assets that must be required to be fully backed up with fiat

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The EU proposes to ban anonymous cryptocurrencies transactions and create a new central AML body

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ECB launches a 24-month long investigation into its CBDC focused on design and distribution

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EU poised to propose a new agency to step up AML and promote transparency for crypto transfers

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ECB warns that countries may lose autonomy if they do not establish CBDC

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EU poised to launch pan-european digital wallet for private and public services

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ECB warns that crypto assets are not a real investment and are subject to considerable volatility

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ECB issues financial stability review. Cryptocurrencies-related financial stability risk appears limited

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ECB warns against risks in investing in cryptocurrencies

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ECB consultation on digital euro shows privacy, security and cross-border are key concerns

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The ECB issued a report addressing the risk of fragmentation in the use of DLT in post-trade processes

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Top US and EU regulators (Joint FRF) have discussed CBDCs and Stablecoins

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ESMA’s risk report notes the threat posed by highly priced cryptos, while CBDC sentiment is positive

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The ECB demands veto power over private global stablecoins projects

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The ECB may put an upper limit on holdings of its digital euro (to be launched not before 2025)

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The ECB holds it as highly unlikely that CBs will hold bitcoins anytime soon

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French AMC proposes to endorse ESMA with supervisory powers in the EU over cryptoassets related services

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ECB to consider starting a digital Euro project during 2021

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The ECB will focus on AML, CFT and user privacy before allowing the release of a CBDC

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EU ECB starts a public consultation on digital euro

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EU adopts a digital finance strategy that will deliver comprehensive cryptoassets regulation by 2024

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ECB’s crypto task force produced scenarios for stablecoins outlook to underpin policy analysis

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ECB sees digital euro as a complement of traditional cash

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EU to implement a comprehensive DLT and cryptoasset friendly framework by 2024

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European Commission requested to draw up strict stablecoins regulation by influential member states

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German CB president makes clear the EU is committed to the continuance of banknotes and coins

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ECB: Changing consumer preferences and competition shape the global payments landscape

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EU poised to pass the cryptocurrency legal framework in the near future

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The EU poised to issue new cryptoregulation to reaffirm harmonized standards across member states

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Retail CBDC is now the main ECB research focus

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EU points to importance of asset management function to make global stablecoins viable

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Blockchain association INATBA partners with EC to address challenges raised by COVID-19

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EU says AMLD5 framework is outdated compared to FATF standards and proposes amendments

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EU to facilitate use of cryptoassets by SMEs, investors and intermediaries

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Malta’s MFSA reports that EU central depository rules prevent the rise of STOs

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EU ESMA prioritises the establishment of a sound legal framework for crypto-assets

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ECB supports private stablecoin regional initiatives

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ECB looking at issuing CBDC to respond to demand for quick & cheap cross-border means of payments

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ECB assesses advantages and problems associated with CBDC

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ECB issued DLT PoC project Eurochain focused on wholesale banking

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EU consults on a regulatory framework for crypto-assets

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ECB chief underlines the demand for stablecoins and the need to respond to it

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EU member states tighten crypto AML while transposing AMLD5

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ECB explores the potential for a digital currency

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EU AFME recommends supervisory convergence on crypto assets regulation

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EU takes position on stable coins in line with the G7 / FSB arguments

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EU steps up digital currency thinking in the wake of Libra

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French minister does not believe that a regulatory response to Libra’s risks is possible

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The EC to propose legislation on stable coins such as Libra

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ECB says Libra could address global payment system problems, but problems need to be addressed first

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EU narrows scope of ‘right to be forgotten’

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EU: ECB excludes creation of cryptocurrencies by member states

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France: Economy / Finance minister determined to block Libra in Europe

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EU: ECB incoming president supports industry-friendly cryptoregulation

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EU kicks off the European Blockchain Service Infrastructure

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EU: ECB issues study on stablecoins

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EU: ECB to develop crypto data collection to close gaps preventing risk quantification

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ECB reinforces the regulatory concerns about Libra and subject positive interest to their resolution

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Europe ECB committed not to allow Libra to develop in a regulatory void

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The EC reiterates and joins the IMF in asking Malta to improve AML

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EU: enforcement action against a large cryptocurrency mixing service

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ECB on financial and monetary implications of cryptoassets

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EU: EC / ESA launch a Forum for Innovation Facilitators to spur Fintech

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Europe poised to tighten regulation around crypto

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EU ESMA introduces prospectus requirements thresholds

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ESMA advises EU to introduce Pan-european regulation

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EBA requests EU to draft pan-EU crypto rules

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ESAs set out best practice for sandboxes / innovation hubs

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EC to conclude on EU-wide cryptoregulation by year-end

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ESMA to clarify MIFID applicability to crypto-assets

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EU Blockchain and GDPR: Rule-of-thumb principles

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EU passes resolution DLT and Blockchain

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EU ECB rules out plans to issue digital currency

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EC Vice-president says crypto assets are here to stay

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EU ECOFIN denounces lack of uniform cryptoregulation in the EU

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EU report calls for common cryptocurrencies rules

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EU EBA reports on Fintech risks and opportunities for banks

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EU Parliament issues balanced cryptocurrencies report

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EU Parliament passes resolution to support DLT / Blockchain

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EU Parliament strengthens KYC for virtual currencies

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22 EU countries establish the European Blockchain Partnership

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EC issues Fintech action plan

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EU EBA prefers banning banks from holding crypto than to regulate crypto

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EU stands ready to regulate crypto if risks not tackled globally

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EC launches the EU blockchain observatory

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EU introduces crypto AML

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EC unveils policy recommendations on blockchain

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EU parliament adopts Fintech text

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ECB will not regulate bitcoin

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EU ESMA warns against ICO risks

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