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EU Blockchain Roundtable meets to discuss future of technology and formation of international association

Brussels, 20 November 2018: The EU Blockchain Roundtable took place with the theme of ‘bringing industries together for Europe to lead in blockchain technologies’. The Roundtable, hosted by EU leaders

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EU, International

Securities stakeholders group recommends that ESMA provides clarity on regulation of cryptoassets

Cryptoassets continue to be a hot topic for financial services regulators. On 19 October 2018, it was the turn of the Securities and Markets Stakeholders Group (“SMSG“), which represents various

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Cryptocurrency, EU, Sandbox, Securities

European Parliament adopts Blockchain Resolution

On Monday 3 October, the European Parliament adopted a non-legislative Resolution on distributed ledger technologies (DLT) / blockchain. In the Resolution, the Parliament makes clear that it is keen to

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EU, GDPR, ICO, Smart Contracts

European Parliament moves to extend the European Commission Proposal for Crowdfunding Regulation to capture ICOs

In March 2018 the European Commission issued a proposal for a regulation on crowdfunding service providers (“CSPs“) (the “Proposal“) as part of its broader FinTech action plan. CSPs operate online

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EU, ICO

EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum releases thematic report

The EU Blockchain Observatory & Forum (EBOF) launched in February 2018 has published its first thematic report outlining the current

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Cryptocurrency, EU

European Parliament Committee on Internal Trade publishes Draft Blockchain Report

On 18 July 2018 the European Parliament Committee on Internal Trade (“CIT“) published a draft report setting out a motion

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EU, Supply Chain

European Banking Authority Outlines Risks And Opportunities Arising From DLT

On 3 July 2018, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published a report outlining the prudential risks and opportunities arising from

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AML, EU, Smart Contracts, Use Case

EU Establishes Blockchain Partnership

23 European countries have signed a Declaration on the establishment of a European Blockchain Partnership. The Partnership is intended to

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EU

EU Parliament Adopts Resolution on Blockchain

On May 16, 2018 the European Parliament’s Committee on Research, Industry and Energy adopted a resolution on blockchain focused on making

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European Commission Launches EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum

On 1 February the European Commission announced the launch of a new EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum. The aims of

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