The largest European futures market is diving into crypto

Cryptos may be 80 percent below their all-time-highs, but the interest is only rising. And now, the largest European futures and options market is diving into crypto futures. As sources with knowledge on the matter revealed, Eurex is gearing up to launch a significant number of futures contracts tied to cryptos. It will join CME…

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Where Are They Now?: Malta Dazzles with Crypto-Legal Certainty on a Pioneering European Island | BTCMANAGER

Throughout 2018 there have been very few nations like Malta who scoffed in the face of cautious regulatory approaches to particular aspects of blockchain technology, namely cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs), and instead carved out a uniquely accommodating path for the tech. Compared to China, Malta’s blockchain journey sits on the opposite end of…

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Exchanges Round-Up: Dcex Uses XRP as Base Currency, Blocktrade Enters Beta

In recent news regarding bitcoin exchanges, Dcex has launched a peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange that will use XRP as its base currency, ESMA regulated exchange, Blocktrade, has opened for beta testing, and Coinfield has announced a partnership with fee-free trading app Moongo. Also Read:Banks Don’t Really Want to Use ‘Blockchain’ for FX Settlement After All  Dcex…

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Crypto Exchanges, Payment and Wallet Firms Join EU Police to Fight Privacy

About sixteen major cryptocurrency exchanges, payment processors and digital wallet providers have joined the EU’s law enforcement agency for an event about preventing money laundering. The three-day conference on digital currencies and cyber crime began on Tuesday in the Hague. Also Read: The Daily: Akon Launches Akoin, ICO Mogul Buys $19M Land with Bitcoin “Tracing and…

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Established European Company ParkinGo to ICO

A long running European parking company that started operating in Italy in 1995 and now claims to have 2.5 million yearly customers, has announced they are ICO-ing with the aim of raising $10 million. They say the funds would help them further expand across Europe beyond the main locations in Italy, Germany, France and other…

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Portugal Parliament Is Set to Discuss New Crypto Payment Regulations

With the intention to adopt a new legal framework for crypto payment service, Portugal parliament is set to discuss crypto payment regulations on Thursday. Portugal parliament is on the discussion to sanction cryptocurrencies and ICOs – particularly, regulators are keeping the close eye on cryptocurrency payments and how well to regulate. Government’s rules According to…

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Ripple (XRP) Signs New Partnership Deals With Asia And European Countries

Ripple (XRP); one of the leading three digital forms of money by market capitalization, has marked new partnerships with various ventures from Europe and Asia. The undertakings are FairFX, RationalFX, Exchange4Free, UniPAY, and MoneyMatch. The initial three specified are from the United Kingdom, UniPAY is from Georgia and the last one from Malaysia. Ripple is…

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ETHLend Seeks European License to Issue Fiat-Based P2P Loans

It is evident there is a bright future ahead for companies looking to mix lending with cryptocurrency. So far, few of these efforts have been particularly successful, but there are always exceptions. In the case of ETHLend, the company is looking to expand into the fiat currency industry. It’s a remarkable development, as we hardly ever see a…

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The European Blockchain Partnership Signed, €300 Million Allocated to Blockchain Projects

Germany, France, UK and 19 other European countries have signed a declaration recognizing “the potential of blockchain to transform digital services in Europe.” The signatories aim to take “a global leadership position in the development and application of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies.” That includes support at government and inter-government level to identify “an initial set…

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