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.
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.
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.
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”.