Europe

Spain Opposition Party Introduces Bill to Allow Mortgage Payments With Crypto

Presented by the opposition leading party, Partido Popular, the project also includes the creation of a national crypto assets council.

News  ·  3 August 2021

EU-Backed Investment Fund Puts $30M Into Crypto VC Firm’s New $130M Vehicle

The backing of Fabric Ventures marks the first time a fund affiliated with the European Commission has invested in digital assets.

Business  ·  29 July 2021
Europe

The Node: Europe’s Hidden Agenda on Crypto Wallets

Although Europe isn't banning anonymous crypto wallets, proposed rule changes could hurt the crypto industry. It's time to fight back.

Opinion  ·  23 July 2021
Europe

Bitstamp Adds Support for Euro-Backed Tether Stablecoin Amid Increasing Demand

Access to EURT will save Bitstamp's euro users time and money without a loss of purchasing power, a Bitstamp executive said.

News  ·  21 July 2021
Europe

Bank of America Is Clearing Crypto ETPs for Hedge Funds in Europe: Sources

The bank’s prime brokerage unit is said to be allowing clients to access various crypto exchange-traded products.

Business  ·  20 July 2021
Europe

EU Policymakers Propose Tighter Regulation of Crypto Transfers

The European Commission made the proposal to help crack down on flows of illicit money.

Policy & regulation  ·  20 July 2021
Europe

ECB Moves to Start Digital Euro Project

The ECB has been discussing the potential launch of a eurozone central bank digital currency since the beginning of the year.

News  ·  14 July 2021
CoinFlash

Ripple Hires Mastercard’s Sendi Young as European Managing Director

Young will be responsible for overseeing strategy including the expansion of Ripple’s network technology, RippleNet.

News  ·  30 June 2021
Europe

Morgan Stanley Says Digital Euro Could Deplete Bank Deposits by 8%: Report

Smaller countries such as Greece, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia would be hit the hardest.

News  ·  16 June 2021
Europe

Security Tokens Could See Rapid Growth in Europe, Outpacing Cryptocurrencies

Security tokens could take off in Europe, potentially surpassing market volume for cryptos by 2026.

Markets  ·  26 May 2021
Europe

VanEck Launches ‘First of Its Kind’ Digital Assets ETF in Europe

The ETF is listed on the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse under the ticker “DAPP."

Markets  ·  6 May 2021
Europe

Europe’s Investment Bank Plans to Settle Bonds in Euros Using Blockchain: Report

The EU union's lending arm is reportedly readying a digital bond sale using blockchain technology.

News  ·  13 April 2021
Europe

Germany’s Central Bank Tests Blockchain Solution to Counter CBDCs

The Bundesbank has been looking for settlement solutions that do not require a CBDC.

News  ·  25 March 2021
Exchanges

Canada’s CoinSmart Crypto Exchange Raises $3.5M for European Expansion

The exchange's owner is also planning a reverse takeover with the aim of listing on TSX Ventures.

Business  ·  1 March 2021
Crypto Taxes

Bitcoin Slumps to $31K on Sell-Off in US and Europe

Uncertainty is leading many to take short-term profit, according to the "Coinbase Premium" indicator.

Markets  ·  21 January 2021