EU Finance Ministers in no rush to further regulate Crypto Market

European Finance Ministers confirmed that they will not rush to further regulate the crypto market in the EU. Having met in Vienna on Saturday, EU Finance Ministers revealed they plan to wait for the outcome of a thorough analysis by European authorities before deciding on next steps, and believe crypto assets don’t currently threaten the financial system — a revelation that comes ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers on 15th September 2008 and the unfolding of the global financial crisis.     Addressing how the EU has previously…

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84% of companies now using blockchain, so what does the future hold?

  The PwC’s Global Blockchain Survey 2018, highlighted that 84% of companies are now incorporating blockchain technology at some level.  There certainly is a lot of ‘hype’ around blockchain as well as challenges facing the industry.   But what does the future hold for this promising technology?  Shiv Malik of Streamr, David Hanson of Ultra, and Manuel Martin of Orvium share their expert opinions.   Shiv Malik, Head of Strategy and Communications at blockchain-backed data platform Streamr says: People are both over and underestimating the change blockchain will have on…

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Bitcoin News Review – 1 May 2018

A short summary of latest Bitcoin, Crypto and Blockchain News   Iran: Model Of State-Issued Digital Currency Now Ready, Says Gov’t Minister   Square shares drop after short-seller Citron calls bitcoin strategy ‘nonsense’   Japanese Regulators Discussed Restricting Trade Of Privacy-Focused Altcoins, Report Says   Buy EOT directly from your Bitcoin Wallet     Bitcoin has ‘elements of all of the different asset classes,’ CFTC chairman says   European Commission To Fight Fake News With Power Of Blockchain   From the European Commission: – “Innovative technologies, such as blockchain, can…

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