Italy News

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a unitary parliamentary republic located along the Mediterranean Sea. The Italian economy is the eighth-largest in the world and is built upon a large number of small and medium-sized enterprises, with most of them focused on niche markets and luxury products. Italy has both a large agricultural sector and a large, technologically-advanced manufacturing industry. Italy didn’t have any special Bitcoin regulations and there was no legal framework for cryptocurrency in Italy until 2018. Currently, Italian professionals in the blockchain industry, such as exchanges and investors, are required to be registered by the Institution of Agents and Mediators by providing documentation data and the websites of businesses. Italy does not have cryptocurrency taxes, but a list of cryptocurrency agents will be available to the Financial Police to conduct investigations of money laundering and terrorism funding.

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The Italian Banking Association, or ABI, uses a blockchain-based system called Spunta, built with decentralization in mind.
Italian Banking Industry Chose Decentralization Over Centralization
Benjamin Pirus
2020-07-08T21:45:33+01:00
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The Italian Banking Association announced it would be ready to start work on a European central bank digital currency.
Italian Banking Association Ready to Accept Digital Euro
Turner Wright
2020-06-23T05:50:00+01:00
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Equigy, a blockchain platform for managing batteries connected to the electric grid, is expanding its operations in the European Union.
Blockchain Battery Grids Are Powering Up at Lightning Speed
Adrian Zmudzinski
2020-05-29T19:34:00+01:00
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Lamborghini is launching its first blockchain-based collectible digital stamps to ensure history and uniqueness of each piece.
When Lambo? Lamborghini Launches Blockchain-Based Collectible Stamps
Helen Partz
2020-05-15T22:03:00+01:00
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To combat counterfeit goods, the Italian government has allocated €15M to develop and implement blockchain and other tech-based solutions.
Italian Govt Commits €15M to Protect 'Made in Italy' With Blockchain
Jack Martin
2020-05-15T15:06:00+01:00
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An Italian town has created their own currency to support local businesses in the Coronavirus lockdown.
Italian Town Creates New Currency to Cope With COVID-19
Joshua Mapperson
2020-04-30T10:30:00+01:00
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Survey says the amount of Europeans who believe crypto will still exist in 10 years has edged up from 63% in 2019 to 66% in 2020.
Europe’s Crypto Believers on the Rise Amid COVID-19 Crisis, bitFlyer Says
Helen Partz
2020-04-29T23:00:00+01:00
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A Singapore-based sports blockchain venture begins trading a token released by Italian soccer club, Juventus.
Athletics-Focused Crypto Exchange Lists Its First Sport Token
Helen Partz
2020-04-15T21:29:00+01:00
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