26Mar/20

European Commission Defense Program Offers Grants for Blockchain Solutions

The European Commission is calling for future-oriented defense solutions including innovative blockchain concepts. A European Defense Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) tender, issued March 24, includes a 42-strong itemized list calling for small-to-mediumRead More…

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21Feb/20

New Italian Fintech Startup Bitsa Adds XMR Support to Its Prepaid Card

Italy’s new crypto-powered debit card supplier Bitsa has just expanded its prepaid card with major privacy-focused altcoin Monero (XMR). By enabling Monero support on its Bitsa Card, the company unclocks “all types”Read More…

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09Jan/20

Crypto Derivatives Exchange Leaves EU for Panama, Expands KYC

Crypto derivatives exchange Deribit is leaving the European Union for Panama to avoid new AML rules while changing its Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements.  Deribit B.V., the current Netherlands-based company responsible forRead More…

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07Jun/19

Republic of San Marino Issues Regulatory Policies on Tokens, Token Offerings

The captains regent of the Republic of San Marino, Nicola Selva and Michele Muratori, have issued a governmental decree on blockchain tech for businesses, according to a recent document. The new decreeRead More…

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09May/19

ECB President Mario Draghi: Cryptos Are Not Currencies, They Are Very Risky Assets

European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi said that cryptocurrencies are not real currencies during the ECB Youth Dialogue meeting with the winners of the Generation €uro Students’ Award, as Cointelegraph ItaliaRead More…

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28Apr/19

Finland Begins Regulating Crypto Service Providers

Finland’s president has approved a law to regulate cryptocurrency service providers including exchanges, custodian wallet providers, and issuers of cryptocurrencies. The law will enter into force next week. Crypto service providers willRead More…

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