Expert Takes: European Commission Crypto Proposal

News, Opinion, Regulation | September 28, 2020 By:

Last week, the European Commission showed a proposal for a “bespoke” regime for crypto-assets and stablecoins, following leaked documents earlier this month. The official proposal ensures that crypto-assets will receive a high level of consumer and investor protection and market integrity. What does this move mean for the European crypto landscape and the industry overall?


European Commission Invites Banks For New Blockchain Initiative

Blockchain, News | November 22, 2018 By:

The European Commission (EC) has invited five banks to join a new European association to promote the use of blockchain technology.

Called International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications’ (IATBA), the goal of the association is to garner support from private blockchain and distribued ledger technology (DLT) experts to contribute to outline the EU’s strategy regarding these technologies.


European Commission To Review Existing Cryptocurrency Regulation

News, Regulation | February 28, 2018 By:

European Commission vice president Valdis Dombrovskis said that the EC would assess the existing regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies and accordingly decide whether regulatory action at the European Union level is required.

Dombrovskis made the remarks at the roundtable on cryptocurrencies. The goal of the roundtable was to feed into the EC’s upcoming Action Plan on FinTech,