Europe Feels Endangered. Is It Going To Join the Digital Currencies World?

Marzena Karpiak
Europe is clearly concerned that the United States and China may dominate the online payment system through digital currencies. The European region is of the opinion that there is a gap which should be filled in order to make transactions faster, cheaper and safer.

E-dinar Is a Fantasy. Who Is Responsible For That?

Marzena Karpiak
The Tunisian Central Bank (BCT) has denied the information about the preparation to launch an "e-dinar". In a public statement, the bank has also emphasized that it has not contacted any domestic or foreign company in order to issue its own digital currency.

German Banks In Favor Of Digital Euro

Marzena Karpiak
A few days ago, the Association of German Banks declared itself in favor of issuing a digital euro. Because of this, a thorough report was issued explaining why the economy is in need of a currency like that.

Russian Factory As a Bitcoin Mine?

Marzena Karpiak
According to the reports of the local news portal, RBC, a company belonging to the spokesperson of the Russian Internet, Dmitry Marinichev, will change the, now closed, Rusala factory focused on aluminum production into a Bitcoin mine. Will this deal be lucrative? As a Russian mining company called RMC believes - yes!

Libra Supported By the Bank of England

Marzena Karpiak
Numerous countries and institutions are voicing their critical opinions about Libra more and more loudly. Great Britain, however, seems to have a different view on this topic.

Is Russia Going To Have New Legal Categories For Cryptocurrencies?

Marzena Karpiak
According to the news released by the RNS portal, the Russian Ministry of Finance is considering the regulation of cryptocurrencies according to three distinct legal categories. These are: technical tokens, virtual assets and digital financial assets.
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Wealthy UK Milennials Invest More In Cryptocurrencies!

Marzena Karpiak
Michelmores, a law firm located in London, did a research among wealthy millennials from the UK about their interest in cryptocurrency investment.
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David Marcus: Libra Is Not a Threat!

Marzena Karpiak
David Marcus (a co-creator of Libra) decided to respond to numerous allegations directed at Facebook's cryptocurrency. In his opinion, anxieties related to the fact that this stablecoin may threaten the sovereignty of fiat currencies are a myth!

Is Libra Going To Be Banned In Europe?

Marzena Karpiak
Bruno Le Maire, who is the French Finance Minister, revealed his opinion on Libra, as it is expected to appear on the market soon. According to him, France shares the concerns of the European Central Bank.
Netherlands: Cryptocurrency Regulations as Early as in 2020

Netherlands: Cryptocurrency Regulations as Early as in 2020

Joanna Kiełb
The Dutch central bank has announced that institutions that provide any cryptocurrency services must prepare for new legal regulations from January 2020.Date of changesJanuary 10, 2020 - it is then that the new regulations prepared by De Nederlandsche Bank are to go into effect. Institutions conducting operations related to cryptocurrencies will have to register relevant documents in the bank in order to continue operating them.In the official statement of the central bank we can read:“In concrete terms, firms offering services for the exchange between cryptos and regular money, and crypto wallet providers, must register with De Nederlandsche Bank.”In July ministers of the Netherlands have attached a condition that cryptocurrencies have to be regulated; the reason is that not so long ago people have been concerned about increasing threat of money laundering, as cryptocurrencies are used for scams pretty frequently.Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra received a note in January from the Dutch tax office and the central bank. It suggested the implementation of appropriate licenses that should be required from companies providing cryptocurrency services. The Netherlands is a country that does not officially recognize cryptocurrencies as a means of payment, but in 2018 one court ruled that Bitcoin is a "transferable value".  In 2018, a survey was conducted on the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges used by the Dutch. Coinbase is the leader here, indicated by 23% of respondents. 12% of respondents said that they do not use any exchanges.
Libra? A Beguiling But At the Same Time Treacherous Project

Libra? A Beguiling But At the Same Time Treacherous Project

Marzena Karpiak
A board member of the European Central Bank, Yves Mersch, spoke on Facebook's cryptocurrency, Libra. The Luxembourger is certainly not a fan of the project.
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Portugal: Cryptocurrency transactions will not be taxed

Agata Hofman
The Portuguese tax office has announced that cryptocurrency transactions will not be taxed.
Is an Automotive Breakthrough Closer Thanks To Blockchain?

Is an Automotive Breakthrough Closer Thanks To Blockchain?

Marzena Karpiak
It looked like blockchain was introducing solutions only for online operations. Now, however, it can help improve everyday devices.
Czym jest Mining Pool?

Ukrainian Atomic Power Plant Workers Arrested for Mining Cryptocurrencies

Joanna Kiełb
Employees of the Ukrainian atomic power plant were detained by security service agents. By using the plant's resources to mine cryptocurrencies they disclosed top-secret state data.
Unia-Europejska-uruchamia-INATBA!

UE Commitee Investigates Libra, Facebook's New Cryptocurrency

Joanna Kiełb
There are more and more doubts regarding Libra cryptocurrency, and now the European Union also became interested in the project. What's the reason?
The Swiss Still Discuss Cryptocurrencies

The Swiss Still Discuss Cryptocurrencies

Marzena Karpiak
The topic of the cryptocurrency in the United States is still relevant. A delegation from the US House Financial Services Committee will raise the issue of Libra in Switzerland.
Czechs to Implement Cryptocurrency Regulations Against EU

The Czechs to Implement Cryptocurrency Regulations Against EU

Marzena Karpiak
The European Union has outlined specific requirements for cryptocurrency regulations. The Czechs, however, want to establish their own regulations.
The Swiss Still Discuss Cryptocurrencies

No Facebook Talks With the Swiss Yet

Marzena Karpiak
David Marcus, the leader of the Facebook project, Libra, confirmed that people responsible for this cryptocurrency are going to discuss its shape with the Swiss. Specifically speaking, the federal commissioner for personal data protection will be the person involved in the discussion.
La Repubblica: BTC Is a Financial Pyramid

La Repubblica: BTC Is a Financial Pyramid

Marzena Karpiak
During 10 years of its existence, Bitcoin certainly gained as many supporters as opponents. It is currently on the target of the Italian newspaper La Repubblica, which called it the financial pyramid.
What Does the New EBC President Mean For Crypto?

What Does the New EBC President Mean For Crypto?

Marzena Karpiak
Christine Lagarde is to become the new president of the European Central Bank. Up until now, Lagarde looked rather kindly on cryptocurrencies, but recently it has diametrically changed.
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