Tag: EDCAB

EU Monetary Affairs Committee Votes on Digital Currency Regulations

Members of the EU Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs voted today to adopt the recently-released report on virtual currencies. According to an EDCAB (European Digital Currency & Blockchain Technology Forum) report, the vote passed with 54 members approving the measure and only 1 member disapproving, in addition to 2 absentee members. The report, which was released in February by EU Parliament member Jakob von Weizsäcker, called for the formation …
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EDCAB Leads Discussions as Industry and Policymakers Come Together to Discuss the Future of Virtual Currencies in Europe

EDCAB – a new Brussels based public policy platform for digital currencies and distributed ledger technologies – organises a flagship roundtable series in the European Parliament, during a critical week for industry. Traditional financial services players such as Barclays and Nasdaq joined leaders from the virtual currency and blockchain world, to meet with policymakers from across the EU institutions in a series of roundtables organised by EDCAB in the European …
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European Virtual Currency industry responds to EU policymakers with a Digital Currency & Blockchain Technology Forum

EDCAB – European Digital Currency & Blockchain Technology Forum – co-organises a flagship industry expo for policymakers in the European Parliament from 18 to 21 April 2016. Virtual currencies have rapidly risen up the European policy agenda in all the major institutions: The Council of the European Union put virtual currencies top of their list of areas targeted for rapid progress at its February Council meeting and has called for …
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European Parliament Members to Attend Blockchain Education Conference

Members of the European Parliament will be given the opportunity to learn about blockchain technology and distributed ledgers in next week’s conference on digital currencies. The event will be hosted by The EU Parliament and representatives from the IMF, Bank of International Settlements, United Nations and many other academic institutions and regulatory bodies, will be in attendance. Many European financial firms and banks have started experimenting with the technology in …
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