Commission wary of side effects of Libra regulation

By |november 8th, 2019|crypto-currency, Ecofin, Facebook, libra, News|

The European Commission has called for a “proportionate” and differentiated approach to regulating digital currencies including Facebook’s Libra, as the EU needs to preserve is developing Fintech environment.

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EU maintains option for blocking Facebook’s Libra

By |november 6th, 2019|crypto-currency, Facebook, libra, News|

Europe is ready to “prevent the development” of risky digital currencies including Libra until all concerns have been addressed, according to the latest proposal to be discussed by EU finance ministers and seen by EURACTIV.com.

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Smart taxation should consider national and consumption realities

By |oktober 17th, 2019|crypto-currency, digital tax, fair taxation, News, Taxation|

States need to be prepared and equipped to tax what cannot be seen, but also to increase the fairness and effectiveness of the collection of tax revenues, a panel of experts has agreed. The Focus Group ‘Smart taxation in a...

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EU member states to look into Facebook’s controversial Libra

By |september 4th, 2019|crypto-currency, cryptocurrency, Facebook, libra, News|

The Economic and Financial Committee (EFC), which brings together the EU’s member states, has requested an analysis note from the European Commission to further look into the risks posed by Facebook’s controversial digital currency Libra and the ways to regulate it.

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In Fukuoka, EU to focus on trade tensions at G20, seek tax on digital firms

By |junij 5th, 2019|China, crypto-currency, G20, GAFA, Huawei, Japan, News, tariffs, tax heavens, Taxation, trade, trade wars, United States|

Resolving global trade tensions must be a top priority to preserve an expected modest rebound in global growth, European Union finance ministers will tell G20 counterparts this week amid an escalating US-Chinese trade conflict.

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Cryptoasset investors exposed to substantial risks, two EU reports find

By |januar 11th, 2019|Bitcoin, crypto-currency, cryptoassets, EBA, ESMA, European Banking Authority, European Securities and Markets Authority, News|

Cryptoassets are dangerously unregulated and may give rise to criminal activities, according to two recent assessments published by the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).

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Europe moves towards a common approach to regulate cryptoassets

By |september 5th, 2018|Bitcoin, blockchain, crypto-currency, cryptoassets, cryptocurrency, Ecofin, FinTech, News|

European decision-makers and regulators are progressing towards an EU approach for dealing with cryptoassets, digital assets that use cryptography such as Bitcoin and represent a booming market still viewed with concern by financial supervisors.

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Europe postpones response to cryptocurrencies to end of year

By |februar 26th, 2018|Bitcoin, crypto-currency, FinTech, News, Valdis Dombrovskis|

The European Commission will assess whether new rules are needed against the “substantial speculation” of digital currencies, Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis said on Monday (26 February).

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Commission holds its fire against Bitcoin and Co.

By |februar 26th, 2018|American Express, blockchain, crypto-currency, European Parliament, FinTech, News, PSDII|

The European Commission is still hesitant to regulate cryptocurrencies, despite a warning issued by European regulators and bans imposed in other regions following the rising market volatility of digital currencies.

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How Iceland became the Bitcoin miner’s paradise

By |februar 14th, 2018|Bitcoin, crypto-currency, geothermal energy, Iceland, News|

Iceland is the first country to use more electricity on mining crypto-curriencies than on its households – thanks in part to its magma-fuelled power plants. EURACTIV's partner The Guardian reports.

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