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Today in Crypto: German Bank Nuri Tells 500K Users to Withdraw Funds Ahead of Closure; France Names Ex-Bank Lobbyist to Head Financial Markets Regulator
Today in Crypto: German Bank Nuri Tells 500K Users to Withdraw Funds Ahead of Closure;...
October 19, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

Ex-bank lobbyist Marie-Anne Barbat-Layani has been cleared to lead France’s financial markets regulatory agency as of Wednesday (Oct. 19), Coindesk wrote. Barbat-Layani is currently Secretary-General...

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Regulation and Readiness Will Go Hand in Hand for European Banks in 2023
Regulation and Readiness Will Go Hand in Hand for European Banks in 2023
October 07, 2022  |  Bank Regulation

In its recently published work plan for 2023, the European Banking Authority (EBA) signals how the European Union’s banking sector intends to adapt to new...

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Final Draft of EU Crypto Law Caps Stablecoin Transactions
Final Draft of EU Crypto Law Caps Stablecoin Transactions
October 06, 2022  |  Regulation

The final text of the Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) law creating a broad legal framework for digital assets including cryptocurrencies and stablecoins has been...

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UK Government Eyes Crypto Opportunity With ‘Agile’ Legislation
UK Government Eyes Crypto Opportunity With ‘Agile’ Legislation
September 25, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

Little has been heard from Rishi Sunak since losing the Tory leadership race to rival Liz Truss, now Prime Minister of the U.K., earlier this...

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Binance CEO: EU’s Proposed Crypto Reg ‘Strict’
Binance CEO: EU’s Proposed Crypto Reg ‘Strict’
September 14, 2022  |  Regulation

Binance Founder and CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao reportedly said the European Union’s proposed regulation of cryptocurrency is “fantastic,” though he does have some reservations about...

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EMEA Daily: EU Lawmaker Says MiCA Crypto Law Could Be Ready in October
EMEA Daily: EU Lawmaker Says MiCA Crypto Law Could Be Ready in October
September 02, 2022  |  International

Today in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) news, a European Union lawmaker reveals that the text for the EU’s Markets in Crypto Assets...

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SEC’s Gensler Changes Tactics; Stablecoin Regulations Around the World
SEC’s Gensler Changes Tactics; Stablecoin Regulations Around the World
August 24, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler and his predecessor have had a fair bit of luck getting companies in the crypto industry to...

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A Primer on EU Stablecoin Regulations
A Primer on EU Stablecoin Regulations
August 23, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

Stablecoin regulation in Europe is, in theory, mostly settled under the EU-wide crypto regulatory framework that has largely been agreed upon. The Markets in Crypto...

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NFT Weekly: EU May Be Cracking Down on NFTs; Pudgy Penguins Soar; Fighting NFT Thieves
NFT Weekly: EU May Be Cracking Down on NFTs; Pudgy Penguins Soar; Fighting NFT Thieves
August 16, 2022  |  NFTs

Despite comments to the contrary, it looks like the EU’s big crypto regulation framework will cover NFTs after all. Just because the EU’s various arms,...

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