Tag Archives: Germany

18Feb/20

Boerse Stuttgart Subsidiary Launching Institutional Crypto Custody Services

Blocknox, a subsidiary of the second largest German stock exchange Boerse Stuttgart, is expanding its cryptocurrency custody service to institutional players. According to an announcement from the bourse on Tuesday, Blocknox alreadyRead More…

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23Nov/19

Crypto News From the German-Speaking World: Nov. 17-23

The past week has seen a range of crypto- and blockchain-related developments in the German-speaking world. The German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection is planning to sponsor a research projectRead More…

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01Oct/19

This Crypto-Savvy Bank Is Building Bandwidth for Bitcoin Retail Payments

The German bank partially owned by blockchain firms Nimiq, TokenPay and the Litecoin Foundation is planning to process cryptocurrency payments for retailers starting in 2020. WEG Bank AG CEO Matthias von HauffRead More…

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17Sep/19

German Finance Minister Says Gov’t Must Reject Facebook’s Libra Coin

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz stated that policymakers cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook’s proposed Libra stablecoin. Prevent stablecoins from becoming alternative currencies As reported by Reuters, on Sept. 17, GermanRead More…

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07Sep/19

Crypto News From the German-Speaking World: Sept. 2–8 in Review

The German-speaking world continues to see lots of developments in the crypto industry, with the German government clarifying proposed regulations, Switzerland adding a new blockchain hub, while Bitcoin (BTC)-scammers are using AustrianRead More…

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22May/19

South Korean Gov’t Announces Second Study Group for Blockchain Regulations

The South Korean Ministry of Science and ICT is going to run a follow-up study on blockchain regulations, according to a Yonhap News report on May 21. The study is called the “BlockchainRead More…

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