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CDCROP: European Parliament Committee discusses FTX collapse. (Jack Schickler/CoinDesk)
EU’s MiCA Crypto Law Would Have Stopped FTX's Malpractice, Officials Say
Some lawmakers worry if the crypto regulations that have been agreed to in principle are tough enough to stem wider structural problems in the industry.
CDCROP: European Parliament Committee discusses FTX collapse. (Jack Schickler/CoinDesk)

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EU Delays Vote on MiCA Crypto Legislation Until February
Technical issues in the lengthy text could delay the start of the licensing regime set out in the Markets in Crypto Assets regulation.
CDCROP: European Union flags at Berlaymont building (Santiago Urquijo/Getty Images)

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EU's MiCA Crypto Law Text Ready Within 6 Weeks, Lead Lawmaker Says
A political deal struck in June left many still scratching their heads about whether licensing rules will apply to non-fungible tokens
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EU Lawmakers Vote Down Green Crypto Mining Study
The Green Party had pushed for research into mining techniques after failing to impose restrictions on bitcoin-style proof-of-work
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EU Lawmakers Seek to Cap Banks’ Bitcoin Holdings
Lawmakers of the European Green Party want to anticipate international standards by legislating hefty capital requirements for lenders now.
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Here's What Still Needs to Happen Before the EU's MiCA Bill Becomes Law
CoinDesk looks at what EU crypto companies can expect after the bloc sealed deals on the political shape on anti-money-laundering and licensing laws.
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NFT Platforms Should Be Subject to Money-Laundering Regulation, EU Lawmakers Say
The rules would cover self-hosted wallets and DeFi apps.
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French diplomat Philippe Léglise-Costa and EU lawmaker Irene Tinagli huddle in the closing hours of talks on the MiCA law (Jack Schickler)
Crypto World Is Cautious of Finer Details In EU's MiCA Law
Web3 advocates are cautiously welcoming Europe's new law, but must first resolve its paradoxes – like when is a non-fungible token fungible?
French diplomat Philippe Léglise-Costa and EU lawmaker Irene Tinagli huddle in the closing hours of talks on the MiCA law (Jack Schickler)

After intense discussions inside this room in Brussels, policymakers in the European Union have finally agreed on anti-money laundering rules for crypto transactions. (Jack Schickler/ CoinDesk)
No AML Checks For Most Transfers To Unhosted Crypto Wallets, EU Policymakers Decide
A Wednesday meeting secured a final deal on anti-money laundering legislation for crypto transfers and largely overturned a proposal from the EU Parliament to impose laundering checks on all payments to private wallets.
After intense discussions inside this room in Brussels, policymakers in the European Union have finally agreed on anti-money laundering rules for crypto transactions. (Jack Schickler/ CoinDesk)

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NFT, Private Wallet Fates Hang on EU Crypto Talks This Week
Officials could this week finalize controversial privacy and licensing rules for the sector – once they decide how to treat NFTs and unhosted wallets.
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