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New EU Report Addresses Blockchain Potential and Challenges

Blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, has the potential to transform the way we exchange assets, providing a secure method for transferring money, contracts, land titles, data, and more, digitally and with few or no intermediaries. Yet, despite

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EU Fintech Action Plan For A More Competitive And Innovative Financial Market

The European Commission unveiled a Fintech Action Plan on how to harness the opportunities presented by technology-enabled innovation in financial services. Europe should become a global hub for FinTech, with EU businesses and investors able to make most of the

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European Commission Launches the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum

The Commission launched today the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum with the support of the European Parliament, represented by Jakob von Weizsäcker responsible for the recent report on virtual currencies. The Blockchain Observatory and Forum will highlight key developments of

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New EU Fintech Task Force to Propose Policy Measures in 2017

The European Commission has set up a special fintech task force to develop strategies to address the potential challenges that fintech poses. The working group will engage outside experts and market participants in order to propose policy suggestions in the

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Corporates and Public Administrations Look at E-Invoicing to Cut Costs

Companies are looking at e-invoicing as a way of saving costs, according to a new survey by Vereon AG, a Swiss conferences, congresses and professional training courses organizer. An online survey conducted by Vereon found that 65% of businesses believe

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