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EU Summer 2022 Economic Forecast
CBDCs May Need Global Regulation, EU Commissioner Says
Paolo Gentiloni says a series of international agreements may be needed to stop state-backed digital currencies from infringing on countries' sovereignty.
EU Summer 2022 Economic Forecast

Money - paying with microchip
Digital Euro to Focus on Personal Use, Not Web3, EU Officials Say
The central bank digital currency could fail if it doesn't offer something more than what cash and credit cards do, industry representatives remarked.
Money - paying with microchip

Man looking at currency trading app on his smart phone from his home office
Bye-bye Brokers: EU Tries Stock Trading, the Web3 Way
A new European trial of blockchain-based securities trading is a “very good thing” for crypto fans, CoinDesk was told – but some worry it’s overcautious and rigid.
Man looking at currency trading app on his smart phone from his home office

CDCROP: NFT regulation being discussed at Korea Blockchain Week, Seoul (Cheyenne Ligon/CoinDesk)
NFT Collections Will Be Regulated Like Cryptocurrencies Under EU’s MiCA Law, Official Says
A carve-out for ownership tokens may prove narrow, meaning issuers have to publish white papers.
CDCROP: NFT regulation being discussed at Korea Blockchain Week, Seoul (Cheyenne Ligon/CoinDesk)

The EU is currently pondering whether to issue its own CBDC, a digital euro (D3Damon/Getty Images)
Major Banks Urge Caution With European Union's CBDC Plans
The European Commission should evaluate the impact of issuing a digital euro, the Institute of International Finance said.
The EU is currently pondering whether to issue its own CBDC, a digital euro (D3Damon/Getty Images)

The European Commission (Walter Zerla/Getty Images)
EU Ban on Tax-Haven Crypto Firms Could Breach Trade Law, Commission Warns
Lawmaker proposals to blacklist non-compliant firms are getting a rough ride as landmark MiCA legislation reaches its final stages.
The European Commission (Walter Zerla/Getty Images)

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Europe’s Landmark Crypto Regulation Is Advancing, but New Privacy Rules May Be More Important
European officials will vote on rules restricting anonymous crypto transactions later this week.
European Parliament building (FrankyDeMeyer/Getty Images)

European Parliament. (Shutterstock)
Proposal Limiting Proof-of-Work Is Rejected in EU Parliament Committee Vote
The provision could have required cryptocurrencies like bitcoin to shift to more environmentally friendly mechanisms.
European Parliament. (Shutterstock)

The European Commission wants to introduce a digital euro bill in 2023. (Carlos Moreno / Flickr)
The Digital Euro: What We Know So Far
The European Commission is planning to introduce a digital euro bill in 2023, but little is known about the European Union's plans for such a currency.
The European Commission wants to introduce a digital euro bill in 2023. (Carlos Moreno / Flickr)

European Commissioner Mairead McGuinness (Bloomberg)
European Commission Urges Members to Agree on Crypto Regulations
The commission is hoping to finalize its proposed regulatory sandbox for financial products based on distributed ledger technology by the end of the year.
European Commissioner Mairead McGuinness (Bloomberg)