Deutsche Bank Gets Raided After Calling Bitcoin a Risk for Criminal Activity

Deutsche Bank headquarters got raided this week as another bank that regularly criticizes Bitcoin is again suspected of money laundering. Deutsche Bank Haunted by Panama Papers As Bloomberg reported November 29, an investigation into two employees at the lender has even resulted in its Frankfurt headquarters being searched, with shares falling almost 5 percent. Deutsche […]

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Germany Gets First Bitcoin ATM In Years (But How Long Will it Stay?)

Germany has received its first ever legally-sanctioned Bitcoin ATM (BTM) following a landmark legal ruling — but its longevity is already in doubt. Munich Machine Hangs On Court Ruling As t3n.de first reported October 30, the owner of a casino in Munich opted to import a BTM from Austria after a German court ruled cryptocurrency […]

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Berlin Is Rapidly Becoming a Hotspot for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Berlin has become a hub for all things cryptocurrency and blockchain over the past couple of years. Berliners look set to keep the trend going thanks to an enthusiasm for digital currencies like Bitcoin. Germany’s biggest city has long been on the radar for those interested in digital currencies and blockchain. In 2013, the Guardian […]

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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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‘Central Bank Digital Currencies Could Destabilize the Global Economy’ Says Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Nikita Blows · March 13, 2018 · 9:30 pm While the central banks of some countries are hoping to be a part of the virtual currency revolution, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is concerned about the repercussions of going digital. A cashless society is definitely the way of the future, a future that some […]

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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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