The UK Cryptoassets Taskforce wants to encourage the development of distributed ledger technology, according to a final report published Monday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/uk-government-says-it-will-update-crypto-tax-guidance-by-early-next-year/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Since Maersk and IBM launched TradeLens 10 months ago, only one other carrier has joined the network. As those involved admit, that’s not enough. This article is originally written and…

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A group that advises the EU’s securities watchdog has recommended regulating most crypto assets under existing financial rules. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/eu-securities-group-advises-regulating-crypto-assets-under-existing-rules/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Blockchain finance firm Clearmatics has closed a $12-million Series A funding round led by Route 66 Ventures. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-finance-startup-clearmatics-raises-12-million-in-new-funding/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Switzerland’s financial markets regulator FINMA has issued an asset management license to a crypto investment fund. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-fund-wins-license-from-swiss-markets-watchdog/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Malta’s prime minister, Joseph Muscat, has told the U.N. that cryptocurrencies are “the inevitable future of money.” This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/maltas-prime-minister-hails-crypto-as-future-of-money-in-un-speech/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Europol has warned against the rising threats of cryptocurrency hacks and mining malware in a new report. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/europol-warns-of-crypto-hacks-and-mining-malware-in-latest-report/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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European Central Bank: ‘No Plans’ for Digital Currency, Cash Demand Growing The European Central Bank (ECB) has “no plans” to issue its own digital currency, President Mario Draghi told the European Parliament Wednesday, September 12.…

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One European lawmaker wants to standardize ICO regulations, thereby making it easier for projects to raise funding across the EU. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/eu-lawmaker-wants-standard-regulations-to-allow-passport-for-icos/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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A Brussels-based think tank believes the EU should enforce standardized regulations on cryptocurrencies for each member nation. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/think-tank-report-argues-for-standardized-crypto-rules-within-eu/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Members of the European Parliament convened with experts on Tuesday to discuss a proposal for standardizing ICO rules around the EU. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/the-european-parliament-wants-to-make-icos-more-accessible/. …

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Crypto wallet provider Abra is integrating SEPA payments, allowing European customers to directly deposit funds. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-wallet-abra-adds-deposit-support-for-european-bank-accounts/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Swiss watchdog FINMA announced Thursday that it is investigating Envion AG for potentially breaking financial market rules with its ICO. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/swiss-markets-authority-investigates-troubled-100-million-ico/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Coinbase UK CEO Zeeshan Feroz is working to achieve a crypto revolution amidst hesitant bankers in a city torn over Brexit. Last week, he made a speech on blockchain’s potential…

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Europe’s largest trader of exchange-traded funds(ETF) is entering the crypto world. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/the-eus-biggest-etf-firm-expands-into-crypto-products/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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Romania has drafted an emergency ordinance to regulate cryptocurrency issuing. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/romania-drafts-bill-to-regulate-cryptocurrencies/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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Zug, home of the “Crypto Valley” in Switzerland, has successfully completed its first test of a blockchain-based voting system. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-valley-declares-blockchain-voting-trial-a-success/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Cryptocurrencies are “unlikely” to shake up the dominance of central banks and sovereign currencies, the EU’s newest report says. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/eu-report-says-cryptocurrencies-unlikely-to-challenge-central-banks/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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An industry group in Poland is attempting to challenge banks that have allegedly denied services for firms working with cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/polish-bitcoin-association-challenges-banks-over-crypto-account-refusals/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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A Bank of England official has warned banks and other financial firms about exposure to cryptocurrency-related assets in a letter. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bank-of-england-warns-finance-firms-over-crypto-risks/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The Coinbase UK CEO has confirmed that support for GBP withdrawals and deposits will be rolled out over the next few weeks. In an interview with NewsBTC, he also said…

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