Sven Giegold
Member of the European Parliament – Greens/EFA Group

Speaker of the German Green Delegation

Libra

New rules for Bitcoin & Co: My proposals for the EU crypto regulation

Dear friends, dear interested, Europe is finally moving forward with the regulation of crypto-assets. This is to introduce binding rules for existing cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum and to create a framework for innovative financial services based on blockchain. After the EU Commission presented a legislative proposal for Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) last autumn, […]

Green proposals for the long overdue regulation of Bitcoin, Libra and co.

Dear friends, dear interested, For years, digital currencies like Bitcoin have been used on a large scale for illicit purposes. According to studies, almost half of Bitcoin’s revenues can be attributed to activities such as money laundering or the trade in illegal goods such as drugs, weapons, protected animals and plants, even child pornography. Yet […]