Category: European Union

EU securities regulator warns about risks of ‘non-regulated’ cryptos

EU securities regulator warns about risks of ‘non-regulated’ cryptos

The ESMA analyzed the impact of COVID-19 on financial markets, highlighting the supposed risks linked to crypto investment. 6267 Total views 23 Total shares The European Securities and Markets Authority, the European Union’s independent financial authority, has warned about the high risk of cryptocurrency investment. In its latest “Trends, Risks and Vulnerabilities” report published Wednesday, […]

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Beyond Bitcoin? Little known project jumps 116% on €2.75M EU ‘new money’ grant

Beyond Bitcoin? Little known project jumps 116% on €2.75M EU ‘new money’ grant

A currency that gains value through abundance, not scarcity? That’s the object of a $3.3 million EU research project which doubled the value of an associated token overnight. 12040 Total views 22 Total shares A little-known blockchain project more than doubled in value overnight following the announcement of its involvement in a European Union digital economy […]

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ECB president Lagarde renews calls for global regulation of Bitcoin

ECB president Lagarde renews calls for global regulation of Bitcoin

In a recent interview, Lagarde said that Bitcoin has been used to conduct “funny business” and “totally reprehensible money laundering activity.” 5695 Total views 58 Total shares European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde has repeated her insistence that global regulators need to tighten the rules to ensure Bitcoin (BTC) falls under more coordinated oversight.  In […]

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