Circle’s Stablecoins Now MiCA Compliant

Circle has announced that its stablecoins, USDC and EURC, are now compliant with the EU’s Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) regulation. This compliance allows Circle to natively issue these stablecoins to European customers. The company is also authorized as an e-money issuer in France, which now serves as its European headquarters. Circle’s Stablecoins Achieve EU … Read more

ECB Publishes Digital Euro’s First Progress Report

The European Central Bank (ECB) has published its first progress report on the digital euro preparation phase, highlighting key design features and ongoing developments. The report emphasizes high privacy standards for both online and offline payments, aiming to provide users with a cash-like level of privacy. First Progress Report on the Digital Euro Preparation Phase … Read more

The Two-Class System of Regulation Plaguing Europe

In the rapidly evolving landscape of digital finance, the emergence of crypto assets has introduced unprecedented challenges as well as opportunities for regulators who provide proactive frameworks across the globe. The European Union is the largest government body that has done so through the Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCAR), however, it finds itself at a … Read more