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Crypto Taxation Around the Globe — What Do Regulations Look Like?

Crypto Map Upon its inception, Bitcoin was envisioned as a borderless currency that could be used by its owners without being affected by the regulatory impositions of any centralized agency or government body. And while this idea in itself is quite grand, the fact of the matter is that today&#039..

Facebook Faces Fresh EU Scrutiny As WhatsApp Edges Closer To Mobile Payments

The European Union is actively probing Facebook’s Libra digital currency project for competition law violations, mainstream media report.Facebook’s Libra Has ‘Potential Anti-Competitive Behavior’ According to Bloomberg, which cited official correspondence August 20, the European Commission is qui..

The European Commission Concerned About Libra’s Potential Monopoly

News Antitrust regulators at the European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union, have sent out a questionnaire to determine whether Facebook’s proposed stablecoin Libra is an anti-competitive project. Bloomberg learned of the news via a private document, per a report on Aug. 20. A..

EU Members Adopt Tougher Crypto Rules Than AML Directive Requires

Europe is gradually tightening the rules for the crypto space. A wave of new regulations are introducing stricter requirements for companies operating in the industry and cryptocurrency users are going to feel the difference in the coming months. The measures stem from the obligation of member state..

Could Britain’s Brexit Boost Bitcoin to New All-Time Highs?

A number of fundamentals have been driving Bitcoin in recent weeks, such as the escalating US China trade war and the UK’s exit from the EU. Some analysts foresee a new all-time high for BTC on the back of one of these events. Bitcoin Boosted by Economic Woes According to a report in the Independen..

Most Germans Skeptical About Facebook’s Libra, Only 12% Welcome It

News About 71% of German citizens are skeptical about Facebook’s Libra stablecoin, while only 12% welcome it, according to a survey published by German financial association Bürgerbewegung Finanzwende on July 23. Most Germans already have an opinionNotably, the survey also showed that almost every..

Republic of San Marino Signs MoU With Blockchain Platform VeChain

News The Republic of San Marino has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with blockchain application platform VeChain. Per the agreement, the two entities aim to deploy blockchain technology to incentivize sustainable ecological behavior from citizens, local news agency askanews reported on ..

French Authorities to Approve Cryptocurrency Regulations for ICOs & Exchanges

France appears set to move ahead with its plans of introducing cryptocurrency regulations to police several aspects of the industry. Numerous commentators in the country have urged the European Union (EU) to establish region-wide standards for virtual currency governance. With the EU yet to make si..

Trump Vs. Bitcoin, Japanese Exchange Hacked | Coffee and Crypto

Coffee & Crypto In the premiere episode of the new Cointelegraph series “Coffee and Crypto,” head of editorial Olivia Capozzalo and head of news Molly Jane Zuckerman discussed the latest news in the cryptocurrency industry. Latest news in the cryptocurrency industryIn the video, Capozzalo and Zuck..

UK Finance Minister Says Regulators Should Decide on Libra, Not Lawmakers

News The United Kingdom Finance Minister Philip Hammond said that regulators and not lawmakers should decide on how to regulate Facebook’s stablecoin Libra, CNBC reported on July 15. In an interview with CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Hammond said that lawmakers should not decide to require the social media..

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