The French financial publication Les Echos is reporting that a new law passed on April 11 allows French savers to invest in cryptocurrencies in their “assurance vie” life insurance accounts, which are used mainly as medium- to long-term savings vehicles aimed at retirement.
Switzerland’s proposed new e-voting system has a flaw clouding the country’s Crypto Valley. It’s serious enough to allow hackers to steal an election without being detected.
A Texas state legislator and a French National Assembly deputy have both called for legal bans on anonymous cryptocurrencies recently.
The European Union began the new year with a new focus on the regulation of cryptocurrencies, with a pair of reports finding that neither EU banking nor securities laws are currently up to the task of overseeing these new financial assets.