Enquiries around blockchain, cryptocurrency and ICOs in Switzerland have increased significantly, according the country’s financial regulator, FINMA.
The EU markets watchdog has agreed a temporarily change in the leverage limts for cryptocurrency derivative contracts in the region.
John Glen, the U.K. minister who oversees the financial sector, says regulation could lead to “a stable, flourishing” crypto exchange in London.
Ireland’s Department of Finance has proposed the creation of a blockchain working group to help form cohesive regulation across government agencies.
The U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, will reveal a “crypto assets task force” Thursday. It will tackle the tech’s risks and benefits.
A little-known British crypto company has already turned XRP futures into a budding business worth over $30 million a month.
The Bank of Russia and the country’s Finance Ministry have reportedly resolved a disagreement over the specifics of a proposed cryptocurrency law.
A report from the Bank of France advocates strict regulations for crypto-assets, including a ban on activity by banks, insurers and trust companies.
The Bank of Lithuania has called for developer proposals to kick off its service-based blockchain platform called LBChain.
The Crown Prince of Liechtenstein says his family might invest in cryptocurrencies and that he sees a future for the blockchain.
The Autorite des Marches Financiers has extended its blacklist of non-compliant investment companies to include crypto businesses.
The government of Gibraltar has released a white paper detailing its plans for the regulation of tokens and token sales.
IMF head Christine Lagarde has argued that regulators could use blockchain technology itself to regulate cryptocurrencies
Cryptocurrency mining is perfectly legal in Europe and only subject to standard electricity rules, according to an EU commissioner.
The European Commission said it will host a Fintech Lab to foster emerging technologies including blockchain starting from Q2 2018.
Steve Bannon, the former White House strategist and right-wing firebrand, is now touting the liberating potential of cryptocurrency and blockchain.
North Carolina deems passive mining pool “shares” are unregistered securities.
The head of the Bank of England has said that the institution will step up its efforts to combat cryptocurrency money laundering.
A self-governing banking association in Lithuania just issued a warning to residents regarding the risks of investing in cryptocurrencies.
Austria is drawing up cryptocurrency regulations, using as a model existing rules for the trading of gold and derivatives.