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The EU is Now Targeting “Unpermissioned” Blockchains

The EU has recently been very active in attempting to regulate digital currencies, including bitcoin. Last week, Bitcoin.com reported on the European Parliament’s proposal to...

Digital Currency Regulation Heats Up In The EU As Parliament Proposes...

Europe is seeking to further tighten its grip on digital currencies including bitcoin. Previously, the European Commission has only proposed strict rules for digital currency exchange...

Malta’s Prime Minister Says Europe Should Become the Bitcoin Continent

The Prime Minister of Malta, Dr. Joseph Muscat, spoke on Thursday at the CEPS Ideas Lab event where he proposed that “Europe should become...

How Specifically The EU & US Intend To Tax Your Bitcoin

For the EU and US, the Wild West days of bitcoin are over. 2017 will be the year of bitcoin regulation and taxation during...

EU Parliament Report Recognizes the Bitcoin Blockchain’s ‘Dominance’

The European Parliament published an "in-depth analysis" on Tuesday on blockchain technology, focusing on “how Bitcoin's dominance of the blockchain field could affect wider...

EU Proposes Storing Personal Data From Digital Currency E-Commerce In The...

A Committee of the European Parliament has recently proposed amendments to a regulation including online purchases using digital currencies such as bitcoin. Calling for customer data...

Bitcoin Transactions Declared VAT-Exempt in Norway

The Norwegian Tax Administration changed its stance and declared Bitcoin transactions exempt from Value Added Tax (VAT) this week. Previously, they were not exempt...

ESMA Won’t Ban Blockchain and Considers Regulation Premature

Just recently Bitcoin.com reported on the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Senior Risk Analysis Officer, Patrick Armstrong’s opinion to ban blockchain platforms. However,...

Europe Lays Out Roadmap to Restrict Payments in Cash and Cryptocurrencies

Cash and cryptocurrencies have been the target of the European Commission's anti-money laundering efforts. Recently, the Commission published a roadmap of its proposal for...

Europe Committed to Tightening Digital Currency Rules by End of 2017

The European Parliament has recently released a report entitled 'The Juncker Commission's ten priorities: State of play at the start of 2017.' It includes...

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