• four years crypto rules
    Cryptocurrencies,  Regulation

    EU: four years to provide clear crypto asset regulations

    New documents suggest that putting rules in place governing the use of stablecoins and cryptocurrencies will not happen until 2024

    The goal is to make it faster, easier and less expensive to use digital assets like cryptocurrencies and stablecoins throughout the eurozone by providing a regime of “same risk, same rules, same regulation.”

  • Europe clamps down on Libra
    Politics,  Regulation

    EU leaders to Libra: Follow tough rules or face ban

    In new proposals, some of Europe’s biggest economies want Facebook’s stablecoin project to be based in the EU and not in Switzerland… or else

    Five of Europe’s biggest economies are urging the European Commission to enforce strict regulations for stablecoins—in the surest sign yet that Facebook’s embattled Libra project isn’t out of the woods despite drastic changes.

  • COVID-19 spur blockchain adoption
    People,  Politics,  Regulation,  Technology

    Perianne Boring: COVID-19 will spur global blockchain adoption

    The founder and president of the Chamber of Digital Commerce said the stresses the pandemic is putting on global supply chains will accelerate the acceptance and use of digital ledgers

    The COVID-19 crisis will spur global adoption of blockchain, Chamber of Digital Commerce founder and president Perianne Boring predicted. “We’re seeing all kinds of critical systems being stress tested and cracking under the current demands," she said.

  • EU coronavirus blockchain taskforce
    Technology

    EU scrambles coronavirus blockchain taskforce

    The European Union-founded International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications seeks to speed the solution to ‘a humanitarian crisis of cruel proportions’

    A new European Union taskforce has been scrambled to quickly activate blockchain solutions that tackle challenges associated with the coronavirus pandemic.

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