The U.K. government has drawn up an action plan aimed to combat financial crimes that it says will include a new regime for crypto assets.
Benoit Coeure of the European Central Bank has said projects like Facebook’s Libra require faster action from regulators.
The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority is now consulting on a ban of cryptocurrency-based derivatives and ETNs in a bid to protect investors.
Irish cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane may have done a runner with users’ funds, according to a report.
From yachting with Selena Gomez to doling out TaTaTu tokens to movie stars, one producer’s road to Hollywood was paved with ICO excess.
Europol and police agencies have busted a cloned exchange operation that stole over $27 million in bitcoin from thousands of victims.
A Swiss central banker has suggested that Facebook’s cryptocurrency project, Libra, is not ruffling any feathers with the regulator, Reuters reports.
France is setting up a task force within the Group of Seven nations to examine regulatory issues raised by Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency.
The European crime fighting agency is developing a game to teach law enforcement officers how to trace cryptocurrencies in criminal investigations.
Poland’s first cryptocurrency exchange queries users about why they use their loot.
S.L. Benfica fans can now lay down bitcoin and ether to pick up a team jersey.
Malta should increase its anti-money laundering policing to match the growth in financial and crypto services, according to the EU.
Cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has launched in the EU, opening up euro pairs to traders for the first time.
Blockchain-based lending platform Bitbond says its security token offering is the first to be approved by a regulator in Germany.
Russia’s National Settlement Depository will launch its long-awaited digital asset ledger next month – 5,000 kilometers away from its Moscow HQ.
Reports of cryptocurrency and foreign exchange scams surged in the U.K. last year, while total reported losses dropped, says the FCA.
The European Central Bank has said that cryptocurrencies are currently not a threat to financial stability in the euro zone.
A law firm has taken the London Block Exchange to court saying it’s owed money, but the startup’s CEO has denied it is going out of business.
France’s wide-ranging new blockchain law aims to solve a longstanding problem for crypto startups: banking, or lack thereof.
Bitfury and Swiss investment firm Final Frontier have launched a bitcoin mining fund after it was authorized by an EU regulator.