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Germany To Issue Crypto Regulations On January 1 2020

The Amended Directive to the Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive will go into force in Germany on January 1, 2020. Some of the key changes affect how the German Banking Act and Payment Supervision Services Act relate to crypto. Crypto-Assets Are Now Financial Instruments The new law defines crypto-assets in a somewhat unwieldy manner: digital representation Read more…

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Deloitte Survey: 83% Of Executives See Compelling Use Cases For Blockchain

Big four multinational professional services company, Deloitte, has conducted a 2019 survey regarding what executives from big organizations think of blockchain. The data shows that interest in blockchain-based technology is generally increasing. 83% Of Executives Believe In Blockchain Deloitte published its annual survey showing what executives think about blockchain and its potential. It was conducted Read more…

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German Banks Could Store Bitcoin and Provide Crypto Services Soon

Cryptocurrencies might finally go hand in hand with traditional money services. Starting from 2020, it might be legal for German banks to sell cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and provide custody solutions, local media reports.  Germany Welcomes Cryptos with Open Arms Currently, financial institutions operating in Germany are not allowed to directly sell cryptocurrencies to their clients. Read more…

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Bitcoin Price Still On Course For $100K In 2021, Confirms Analyst PlanB

The creator of one of the most historically accurate Bitcoin price prediction models is confident it will hit $100,000 by 2022. PlanB: ‘I Don’t Expect’ Less Than $100,000 In an interview with Global Macro Investor founder Raoul Pal last week, PlanB, the father of the Stock-to-Flow Bitcoin price tool, said he “did not expect” BTC/USD Read more…

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Facebook’s Libra Charter Signed By 21 Organizations During Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland

The Libra charter has been signed by 21 organizations, just days after several high-profile payment processing and e-commerce companies withdrew from the controversial stablecoin project led Facebook. The Libra Association named its board of directors and formed the consortium’s executive team during a conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. Facebook is moving forward with Libra along Read more…

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5 Reasons to HODL Your Bitcoin Despite the Bearish Market

Forget the recent bearish momentum and Bakkt’s disappointing launch. Here are five reminders of why you should still be HODL’ing your Bitcoin. 1. More Secure Than Ever At the end of last month, despite an extended period of sideways trading, Bitcoin hit its first-ever 100 quintillion hash rate level. On September 26, Bitcoin hit 108 Read more…

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ECB President on Libra: Crypto Still “Limited” In Impact on Financial System

ECB President Not Too Worried About Crypto… Yet Earlier this year, Facebook famously unveiled Libra to the world. The cryptocurrency project, billed as a way to empower billions, quickly became the talk of the town, with the phrases “Libra” and “Facebook’s crypto/blockchain” gracing the notifications of the phones of millions. Unsurprisingly, central banks, governments, and Read more…

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BTC Trading: Stuttgart Stock Exchange Joins The Trend

European regulators may be getting riled about Facebook’s foray into the crypto industry but in Germany, another option has just been added for decentralized digital asset trading. Börse Stuttgart has just opened its fully-regulated bitcoin (BTC) trading platform in addition to an app for other crypto assets. More Regulated Bitcoin Trading According to reports, the Read more…

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Anthony Pompliano Says it Only Took Bitcoin 10 Years to Get to the G7

The G7 is meeting next week to explore the regulations around Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Unsurprisingly, Anthony Pompliano is not worried. G7 to Discuss Bitcoin Next week, the G7 is scheduled and this time the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States will set aside some time to Read more…