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EU Crypto Exchanges Capitalize on Post-FTX Uncertainty to Attract Users
EU Crypto Exchanges Capitalize on Post-FTX Uncertainty to Attract Users
January 12, 2023  |  Cryptocurrency

The EU cryptocurrency ecosystem has welcomed two new cryptocurrency exchanges this month. Following the sector’s renewed focus on risk management after the spectacular collapse of...

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European Commission Says MiCA Oversight Would Have Prevented FTX Collapse
European Commission Says MiCA Oversight Would Have Prevented FTX Collapse
November 30, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

An EU official has said that the MiCA regime would have prevented FTX’s failures. Speaking at a hearing of the European Parliament’s Committee on Monetary...

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Calls For Regulation Intensify as UK Crypto Scams Jump 45%
Calls For Regulation Intensify as UK Crypto Scams Jump 45%
November 23, 2022  |  Security & Fraud

From trading at less than a dollar in its first few years of existence to over $60,000 in late 2021, the story of bitcoin’s meteoric...

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BaFin President: Banks’ Interest in Crypto Is ‘Limited’
BaFin President: Banks’ Interest in Crypto Is ‘Limited’
November 17, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

In an interview published on the European Central Bank website, Mark Branson, member of the supervisory board of the ECB and president of the German...

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Cracks Appear in Regulation as EU Delays MiCA
Cracks Appear in Regulation as EU Delays MiCA
November 10, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

What a difference a week makes. It was only on Nov. 2 that Coindesk exposed the ties between FTX and Alameda Research, the crypto exchange...

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Crypto Compliance Can Be Easier Than Regulatory Clarity
Crypto Compliance Can Be Easier Than Regulatory Clarity
November 10, 2022  |  Regulation

When it comes to selling compliance services in the blockchain business, the two most difficult tasks are educating clients from financial institutions about what it...

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Report: European Parliament Delays Vote on MiCA 
Report: European Parliament Delays Vote on MiCA 
November 04, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

The EU’s Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) legislation looks set to be delayed by several months, with plans for the European Parliament to vote on...

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Report: Stablecoin Caps are Being Reconsidered as MiCA Vote Nears
Report: Stablecoin Caps are Being Reconsidered as MiCA Vote Nears
October 25, 2022  |  Regulation

The caps placed on stablecoins in the Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation (MiCA) legislation that is now being considered by the European Parliament are reportedly...

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DeFi Regulation Needs More Than MiCA, EC Hears
DeFi Regulation Needs More Than MiCA, EC Hears
October 21, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

The European Union’s (EU) Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) regulation isn’t broad enough to cover decentralized finance, a finance professor said during a presentation to...

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