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New Blockchain Solution to Fight COVID-19 Complies With EU Data Privacy Regs

An Internet of Things (IoT) blockchain specialist and a healthcare data firm have teamed up to devise a solution for fighting the pandemic that complies with European data privacy laws.On April 17, IoT blockchain startup Ubirch and Nasdaq-listed Centogene announced their partnership on a solution for securely handling the

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EU Official: We Can’t Regulate Libra Without More Details

The European Union is still trying to figure out what to do about Libra, according to a memo released Tuesday by European Commission Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis.The indecisiveness stems from a lack of actionable information. Specifically, Libra “lacks detail,” according to Dombrovskis. Despite repeatedly asking the Facebook-launched Libra Association for

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Buy Bitcoin, Top EU Gold Company Tells “Mentally Blocked” Investors

Bitcoin’s explosive price rally this year has earned it a new fan in CelticGold, AG.The Frankfurt-based precious metals exchange in a note advised commodity investors to purchase the world’s leading cryptocurrency. It said they should at least allocate 1-5 percent of their precious metals portfolio to Bitcoin, citing its two-year

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UK Financial Watchdog Seeks Cryptocurrency Expert to Address EU Regulations

The United Kingdom’s major financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), is looking to hire a specialist with a cryptocurrency background.Specifically, the FCA is seeking an intelligence associate with crypto expertise to address digital assets under the European Union's 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive, the regulator said in a LinkedIn

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Crypto Derivatives Exchange Leaves EU for Panama, Expands KYC

Crypto derivatives exchange Deribit is leaving the European Union for Panama to avoid new AML rules while changing its Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements. Deribit B.V., the current Netherlands-based company responsible for the Deribit.com exchange, will officially delegate the trading platform to its daughter company, DRB Panama Inc. on Feb.

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