Six EU Nations Sign Agreement to Regulate Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

The Government of Malta this week announced the signing of a joint declaration of cooperation on Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT). They joined a group of six other Southern European countries; France, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Greece, and Cyprus. Transformative Technology The countries released a joint-statement noting a shared view that the digital sphere is an ideal […]

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France Considers a Flat Capital Gains Tax for Bitcoin

The finance commission in France’s lower house of parliament has reportedly backed plans to decrease taxes on bitcoin sales, putting it on the same level as the standard capital gains tax. 30% Flat Tax on Bitcoin Gains Reuters reports that the finance commission in the lower house of the French parliament has backed plans to […]

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Bitcoin Fraud Suspect Alexander Vinnik Extradited To Russia

Greece’s Supreme Court has approved the extradition of Alexander Vinnik to Russia. Some think he might also have valuable information for U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller as he investigates alleged Russian election meddling. Alexander Vinnik was once a man with two lives. He was said to be one of the people behind the BTC-e exchange. He […]

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France Publishes First Cryptocurrency Black List

Adam James · March 16, 2018 · 9:00 pm France’s financial markets authority AMF has created its own blacklist of cryptocurrency websites, which unlawfully target French investors. Lawbreakers Yesterday, France’s financial market authority AMF published its list of 15 websites, which unlawfully ask individuals in the European country to invest in cryptocurrencies and digital assets. […]

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French Regulators Are Cracking Down on Cryptocurrency Binary Trading

Ashour Iesho · February 22, 2018 · 5:30 pm According to a new report, a French market regulator has started cracking down on online trading platforms that offer cryptocurrency derivatives. Cryptocurrency Derivatives With the recent rise for cryptocurrencies worldwide, many trading platforms have started offering binary options, contracts, and derivative products tied to major cryptocurrencies […]

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France & Germany ‘Threatened’ by Bitcoin, Want Global Crypto Crackdown

Adam James · February 10, 2018 · 9:45 am With Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies finally bouncing back after a steep correction to start the new year, finance ministers in France and Germany are looking to shut down the party by calling for a crypto crackdown. France and Germany ‘Threatened’ by Cryptocurrency French and German finance […]

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