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Former IMF official believes CBDCs need to function offline to gain mass adoption
A new blog post by former IMF official tracked the history of offline CBDCs and why he thinks they should used worldwide to promote financial inclusion.
German crypto tax policy one of the best in the world – Coincub report
German residents are not required to pay capital gains tax on crypto assets held for over a year.
Germany-based Nuri files for insolvency, CoinFlex kicks off restructuring process
Crypto winter has left Nuri insolvent, while CoinFlex is looking to restructure to deal with its unpaid debt.
Top German regulator executive wants DeFi regulated
The European Union is also considering extending its Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) law to other digital assets and crypto innovations, including the Web3 and financial sectors.
Germany is the number one tax haven for crypto investors with 0% tax rates
Cryptocurrency investors in Germany can benefit from 0% tax rates on their profits if they hold their coins for a year without cashing out.
Germany world’s most crypto-friendly country but averse to DeFi
A recent study concluded Germany is the most crypto-friendly country for the first quarter of 2022. However, the same source also states that there is no DeFi adoption in the region.
German authorities shut down world’s largest darknet market Hydra
Law enforcement officers have also seized roughly €23 million in Bitcoin from the now-defunct platform.
Why did the EU ditch its plans to ban Bitcoin mining?
Further investigations show a Proof-of-Work mining ban was never on the agenda, much to the satisfaction of Bitcoin advocates.
Russia SWIFT sanctions “picked carefully” to avoid German energy crisis
As Western countries have agreed on imposing restrictions cutting off Russian banks from the SWIFT global payment system, affected Russian banks are “picked carefully” to minimize potential energy crises.
Op-Ed: The fallacies of the Bitcoin energy debate
An increasingly common critique of crypto is the notion that Bitcoin mining accelerates climate change. This claim is inaccurate.
BitMEX buys one of the oldest banks in Germany
One of Germany's oldest banks is about to be purchased by a company closely related to crypto exchange BitMEX, with the goal of establishing regulated crypto products in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
German online bank N26 rushes to launch crypto trading in 2022
The co-founder of N26 acknowledged that the German fintech giant made a poor call prioritizing geographical expansion over adding crypto services.
German telecom giant supports Polkadot, acquires DOT tokens
T-Systems MMS, a subsidiary of German telecom giant Deutsche Telekom, participates with its infrastructure in securing and maintaining the Polkadot network. As part of the partnership, T-Systems MMS acquires DOT tokens.
German banking group “Sparkasse” confirms rumours–wants to launch a crypto wallet
The leading German banking group admitted to working on a pilot project for crypto integration.
German football league Bundesliga hops on the NFT bandwagon
The German Bundesliga, after studying the NFT market for the last 18 months, signs a 2 years deal with Sorare.
Why Deutsche Bank sees Bitcoin (BTC) becoming ’21st century gold’
No more volatile than gold was for centuries, Bitcoin has the potential to replace the precious metal, Deutsche Bank believes.
VanEck lists Solana, Tron, and Polkadot crypto ETNs on Deutsche Börse
The global investment manager has announced the listing of three new crypto ETNs on the European stock market giant.