Germany News

Germany’s New Blockchain Policy Welcomes Digital Securities
Germany’s New Blockchain Policy Welcomes Digital Securities
18 September 2019, 18:27

Having observed the development of blockchain technology from the sidelines for a couple of years, Germany is swiftly moving to assert its position in the industry and has launched a national policy in that regard.

Black Manta Capital Gets German License for STO Platform
Black Manta Capital Gets German License for STO Platform
19 August 2019, 17:06
Black Manta Capital Partners has obtained approval to offer its STO platform to German investors.
Rise Wealth Technologies Launches STO With $120 Million Target
Rise Wealth Technologies Launches STO With $120 Million Target
01 August 2019, 12:32
The Rise Wealth Technologies security token offering (Rise Wealth STO) is targeting a $120 million raise from accredited investors.
Bitbond Security Tokens Becomes Tradable
Bitbond Security Tokens Becomes Tradable
26 July 2019, 08:46

Germany-based SME lending platform, Bitbond announced Thursday that it has successfully activated trading functionality for BB1, the security token that they issued to investors in a recently completed STO.

German Crypto Firms Must Hold BaFin License From 2020
German Crypto Firms Must Hold BaFin License From 2020
24 July 2019, 17:51
German crypto firms would soon be required to hold a BaFin license if they must operate in the country.
Fundament Gets Regulatory Approval for €250 Million Token Offering
Fundament Gets Regulatory Approval for €250 Million Token Offering
23 July 2019, 17:21
Germany's primary financial markets regulator, BaFin authorized blockchain startup, Fundament Group to issue a tokenized real-estate backed bond worth 250 million euros ($280 million).
Germany Debates Blockchain Regulation
Germany Debates Blockchain Regulation
12 March 2019, 14:21
Germany’s Free Democratic Party (FDP) have accused regulators of failing to define a clear regulatory framework for the crypto and blockchain industry. Industry experts shared their thoughts on the matter.
Germany's First Step To Possible Crypto Regulation
Germany's First Step To Possible Crypto Regulation
18 February 2019, 20:53
After letting its crypto and blockchain ecosystem exist without regulations for over a decade, German authorities are finally looking to call the new industry to order.
Europol Arrest $11m Crypto Theft Suspect
Europol Arrest $11m Crypto Theft Suspect
25 January 2019, 13:37
European Union law enforcement agency, Europol has reportedly caught up with a 36-year old British man alleged to be the mastermind of $11 million crypto theft in early 2018
G20 To Align Crypto Regulations With FATF
G20 To Align Crypto Regulations With FATF
03 December 2018, 16:25
At a just-concluded G20 Summit held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the body announced as part of its written declaration that they “will regulate crypto-assets for anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism in line with FATF standards and we will consider other responses as needed”.
Bitcoin.de Buys Over Trading Bank in Germany
Bitcoin.de Buys Over Trading Bank in Germany
16 November 2018, 17:50
Bitcoin.de, the only regulated crypto exchange in Germany, has announced a 100% acquisition of German bank, Tremmel Wertpapierhandelsbank GmbH