Nimiq Acquires 9.9% Stake in Germany’s WEG AG to Become Bank’s Third Crypto Firm Owner
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Nimiq Acquires 9.9% Stake in Germany’s WEG AG to Become Bank’s Third Crypto Firm Owner

btcethereumadmin - April 3, 2019

Browser-based blockchain payments system Nimiq has acquired a 9.9 percent stake in Germany’s WEG Bank AG. Browser-based blockchain payments system Nimiq has acquired a 9.9 percent stake…

A Small Bank in Germany Is Now Nearly 30% Owned by Crypto Companies
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A Small Bank in Germany Is Now Nearly 30% Owned by Crypto Companies

btcethereumadmin - April 2, 2019

Almost 30 percent of the equity in WEG Bank AG, a previously obscure German bank focused on the real estate industry, is now owned by companies in…

Corda Blockchain Trade Finance Platform Marco Polo Sees First Transactions
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Corda Blockchain Trade Finance Platform Marco Polo Sees First Transactions

btcethereumadmin - March 28, 2019

Industrial trades leveraged the blockchain-based platform, with goods changing hands between Germany and China. Blockchain consortium R3’s trade finance platform Marco Polo has completed its first real…

Börse Stuttgart, Axel Springer to Jointly Launch Crypto Trading Venue
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Börse Stuttgart, Axel Springer to Jointly Launch Crypto Trading Venue

btcethereumadmin - March 27, 2019

Germany’s second largest stock exchange, Börse Stuttgart, is partnering with European digital publishing titan Axel Springer to launch a blockchain-powered crypto trading venue. Germany’s second largest stock…

German Gov’t Says Blockchain Can ‘Support Europe’s Unity at a Fundamental Level’
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German Gov’t Says Blockchain Can ‘Support Europe’s Unity at a Fundamental Level’

btcethereumadmin - March 27, 2019

Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees has found that blockchain has far-reaching potential to improve asylum procedures at a national and pan-European level. Germany's Federal Office…

German Bank Association: New Regulation for DLT-Based Securities May Be Necessary
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German Bank Association: New Regulation for DLT-Based Securities May Be Necessary

btcethereumadmin - March 14, 2019

The German private banking association foresees that the need for new regulation may arise from the emergence of DLT-based securities. The Association of German Private Banks (Bankenverband)…

German Gov’t Hearing Takes Regulators to Task for Lack of Legal Framework on Blockchain
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German Gov’t Hearing Takes Regulators to Task for Lack of Legal Framework on Blockchain

btcethereumadmin - March 12, 2019

During a recent hearing, German regulators and lawmakers have been accused of failing to create a workable legal framework that would foster blockchain adoption in the country.…

German Blockchain Strategy Should Include Framework for Crypto Trading, Say Politicians
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German Blockchain Strategy Should Include Framework for Crypto Trading, Say Politicians

btcethereumadmin - March 11, 2019

German parliamentary speakers have argued that the country’s blockchain strategy should include an appropriate legal framework for cryptocurrency trading and token issuance. German parliamentary speakers have argued…

Deutsche Borse, Swisscom and Sygnum Partner to Create Compliant Digital Asset Ecosystem
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Deutsche Borse, Swisscom and Sygnum Partner to Create Compliant Digital Asset Ecosystem

btcethereumadmin - March 11, 2019

Deutsche Borse Group, Swisscom, and Sygnum have entered into a partnership to build out a compliant financial market infrastructure for digital assets. Global market infrastructure provider Deutsche…

German Finance Ministry Calls for Regulated Blockchain Securities Market
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German Finance Ministry Calls for Regulated Blockchain Securities Market

btcethereumadmin - March 9, 2019

The German Ministry of Finance has recommended that the country recognize blockchain-based securities as a legitimate form of financial instrument and regulate them as such. In a…