ECB officials prepare for ‘harmonization’ of crypto regulations: Report

The European Central Bank, or ECB, will reportedly be preparing to implement a new law by warning European Union member states about the necessity of harmonizing regulations for crypto. According to a Sunday report from the Financial Times, the ECB was concerned about possible regulatory overlap between respective central banks in the EU and crypto … Read more

EU agrees on MiCA regulation to crack down on crypto and stablecoins

Officials from the European Union (EU) have agreed on a landmark law that will make life tougher for crypto issuers and service providers under a new single regulatory framework.  Stefan Berger, European Parliament member and rapporteur for the MiCA regulation — the person appointed to report on proceedings related to the bill — broke the … Read more

EU Agreement Reached on Anti-money Laundering Rules for Cryptocurrencies – Regulation Bitcoin News

European institutions have reached an interim consensus on a set of EU regulations that will burden crypto companies with the obligation to help prevent money laundering, among other illicit activities potentially involving digital assets. The progress comes as the Union seeks to comprehensively regulate the continent’s cryptocurrency market. EU Officials and Lawmakers Agree on AML … Read more

EU Nears Agreement on Crypto Regulations, Report Reveals – Regulation Bitcoin News

Authorities in the EU are moving closer to a deal on a legislative package tailored to comprehensively regulate the crypto market and related activities in Europe. According a media report, an agreement on the key legislation is likely to be reached as early as this month. Deal on EU Crypto Law Expected by End of … Read more

EU Regulator Warns Soaring Inflation Could Drive Investors to Crypto — Calls for Unified Regulatory Framework – Regulation Bitcoin News

Europe’s top securities regulator has warned that soaring inflation could drive investors to cryptocurrencies. Stressing that there is “an imbalance” in how each EU country deals with crypto, the regulator calls for a common regulatory framework across European countries. Inflation Could Drive Investors to Crypto, EU Regulator Says The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), … Read more