- 4 May 2022
- Posted by: Cryptovalues
- Category: Newsletter, World News
- Regulatory News
The European Union has implemented legislation against money laundering.
The debate about the proposed introduction of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is moving forward. Fabio Panetta, member of the ECB Governing Council, said that it is likely that the issuance of digital currencies by central banks will become a necessity to preserve access to public money in an increasingly digital economy; at the same time, he warns that cryptocurrencies cannot be used as currency because they are a real threat to the financial system.
The OAM (“Organismo Agenti e Mediatori”) has established a one-off contribution for operators in virtual currencies who will enroll in the relative Register.
The Central African Republic is the second country that adopted bitcoin as an official currency.
- Business news
Cryptocurrency business of companies and banks is still growing. Below, there is a review of the main initiatives adopted in various countries.