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An anonymous Dutch bank employee has revealed that major banks in the EU are applying new rules forcing banks
The never ending tragedy known as the Eurozone is flirting with disaster and the unknown consequences of what would happen if Greece is ejected by brute force or leaves by sheer will from the EU.
This article will explore 2 questions: Has bitcoin bottomed yet? And, what does the aftermath of major bubbles bursting look like and its implications for price?
Greece has become the first developed country to fall into arrears with the IMF as it missed its 1.6 million euro payment due Tuesday night.
Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has hit back at criticism resulting from his appraisal of Bitcoin in a blog post last month, calling Bitcoin “too deflationary to work” while continuing to support its underlying technology.
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Greece debt crisis appears to have been averted, or at the least delayed. A €50 billion bailout package has been offered, if the Greek parliament agrees to implement extensive reforms that have been demanded by the eurozone.
Global interest rates are at their lowest levels in decades. This has baffled many leading economists and global fund managers.
As Greece approaches the referendum on Sunday July 5, there is complete uncertainty as to whether “yes” or “no’ will be voted for and what the ramifications of such a vote will mean.
What will a Greek or Spanish exit look like for the European Union and what will be its implications for the global economic picture?
A reclassification of how Value Added Tax (VAT) is to be applied in the EU will force merchants to log user’s location, and make the user pay VAT twice.
The most popular Swedish news site, Dn.se, has reported the European Court of Justice as stating, “Bitcoin is a means of payment and that the exchange should therefore be exempted VAT obligations.”
The European Parliament has passed a deal to cap the fees at 0.2% that banks charge retailers to process payments in a move that could undermine one of bitcoin’s main competitive advantages in the EU.
The EU Court of Justice has ruled that Bitcoin exchange is exempt from VAT in a landmark ruling.
The European Union (EU) Parliament, on the advice of Pablo Zalba, will vote on Tuesday, March 17, on whether credit card transaction fees should be arbitrarily capped at 0.2 %. The legislation, which would govern both domestic and cross-border transactions, is being pushed as a “cost saver” for consumers and retailers....
CoinTelegraph spoke with Christoph Hering from BitShares Munich on the current refugee influx into Europe and why cryptocurrency and blockchain technology might just be the perfect answer to the crisis.
Conflict gives Bitcoin an opportunity, the traditional perspective goes – but in the current world of conflict, it could well be argued that economics are being overlooked, and that Bitcoin’s real spotlight will be illuminated when peace returns and money becomes a talking point once again.
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), an organization “created as an economic counterpart to NATO,” held a hearing on disruptive innovation in the financial sector.
While Germany has become a hostile environment for Bitcoin in the EU, its central bank has revealed its engagement with cryptocurrency in 2014 in a consumer survey.
Pavel Kravchenko told CoinTelegraph about the main prospects and problems of crypto industry in Ukraine.
EBAs' report actually makes many concrete short-term recommendations that will help digital currency businesses continue to innovate and flourish.
Europe’s top bank warns EU members against digital currencies for fear of losing control.
Hundreds of thousands of Greeks have lost their hard-earned savings to government seizure this year, exponentially more than in previous years. Time to get some Bitcoin!
Germany is refusing to take the fall for Europe’s failing banks, indicating that a financial collapse may be in store for the EU soon.
The EU might push a law to ensure artists receive fair shares of profits from media publishers.
The Vice-Chancellor of Germany predicts doom and gloom for the European Union if other countries follow the UK’s Brexit example. Could this boost Bitcoin adoption?
Germany and France’s interior ministers called on the European Union to establish backdoors in encrypted messaging services.
90% of EU payment industry professionals expect Blockchain to change payments by 2025.
What led to the recent drop in Bitcoin’s price? Some unresolved issues may have been at play
Berlin-based fintech startup, N26 recently received a German banking license. Allowing it to reach other European banking markets.
The European Commission has submitted their plans to create a central database of digital currency users.
German banks may have violated EU competition law by placing restrictions on non-bank payment services.
Bitcoin price is likely to rise in coming days, watch out.
According to chief economist of Deutsche Bank, European banks urgently need a $166 billion bailout.
Triggered by the Paris and Brussels attacks, the proposed EU directive seeks to introduce stricter rules on the use of virtual currencies and prepaid cards.
The European Union is preparing to crack down on anonymity in Bitcoin transactions under a new anti-terrorism initiative. Brexit could not have come at a better time.
As a result of Brexit, some UK fintech companies fear the brain drain and trade difficulties, and consider moving out.
In the wake of a Brexit vote, the disintegration of the European Union itself remains a distinct possibility. Will Bitcoin take the euro’s place as the continent-wide currency?
CoinTelegraph investigates the economic impacts of Britain’s exit from the EU and the case for ‘Londependence’.
The Bitcoin market has welcomed the outcome of the Brexit vote in the UK with open arms as the price of its currency soars following a falling trend in recent days.
Fearing a total collapse of the European Union if the United Kingdom successfully leaves, American billionaire George Soros has been pouring investment into gold to hedge against an economic collapse.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is investigating the use of digital currencies and blockchain technology for investment products, notably financial assets and derivatives.
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