Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a European country on the Iberian Peninsula. Spain is the fourth largest country in Europe and the second largest in the European Union. Spain’s economy is highly developed and benefits from such fields as renewable energy, technology and IT, manufacturing, textiles, tourism agriculture and many others. Spain has no regulations toward Bitcoin. Bitcoin transactions in Spain are considered to fall under the rules of bartering under the Civil Code. Such laws consider Bitcoin to be digital good or a thing. Bitcoin-accepting businesses are required to make an account statement with a value-added tax in euros. Spain’s financial supervisors were the second to confiscate Bitcoins while investigating frauds performed with Bitcoin in 2013. Spain is working on implementing blockchain into the infrastructure of its cities and in other fields.
World’s Largest Pension Fund Lost the Equivalent of Bitcoin’s Entire Market Cap in Just Three Months
Spanish authorities have arrested several individuals related to ongoing investigations against crypto-driven child porn sites on the dark web.
International Authorities Work Together to Take Down Crypto-Funded Child Porn Ring
Acting through a lawyer, an anonymous person has protected the word ‘bitcoin’ at the national level.
Bitcoin Name and Logo Registered With Spanish Patent and Trademark Office
European police successfully busted a multi-million illegal online streaming business operating from Spain.
Europol Busts $17M Illegal Media Streaming Business Dealing in Cryptos
Telefonica announced a new tool created by its cybersecurity division to decrypt affected files by VCryptor.
Spanish Multinational Launches Free Tool to Decrypt Files Affected by VCryptor Ransomware
The global regulatory landscape is tightening for crypto ATM operators.
Bitcoin ATMs Face Tighter Regulations Over Money Laundering
Major crypto exchange Coinbase is rolling out Tezos staking rewards for users in the United Kingdom and three European countries.
Coinbase Now Supports Tezos Staking Rewards for UK and Some EU Users
BBVA and a state-backed research center in Spain have launched a partnership to explore advanced cryptography for financial services.
Spanish Multinational Bank BBVA to Explore Zero-Knowledge Proofs