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  • Decoding MiCA with MEP Ondřej Kovařík at the Upcoming Reg3 Conference: The Prague Fork

    As the world of cryptocurrencies and digital assets continues to evolve and gain traction, regulatory frameworks like the Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) proposal in the European Union have become pivotal in shaping the future landscape. It is crucial for industry stakeholders, investors, and consumers alike to understand the implications, challenges, and benefits brought on…

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  • EUCI Partners with NEAR Protocol to Advance Decentralized Technologies

    EUCI is excited to announce our latest partnership with NEAR Protocol, a leading player in the Web3 and decentralised technology space. This collaboration is set to propel our mutual vision of fostering an open web, empowering individuals, businesses, and communities alike. With NEAR Protocol’s advanced Blockchain Operating System and EUCI’s dedication to progress in decentralised…

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  • Draft Article 30 of the Data Act: Implications for DLT and Smart Contracts in the EU

    With a broader focus on fairness in the digital environment, an aim to stimulate a competitive data market, open opportunities for data-driven innovation and data accessibility, as well as a significant emphasis on connected devices, the Data Act was not initially broadly thought of as possessing issues for the blockchain industry. Nonetheless, Article 30 of…

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  • Understanding MiCA: NFT Exemptions and the Future of Crypto-Asset Regulation in the EU

    MiCA Regulation  On 5 October 2022, the Council of the European Union adopted the final text of the Markets in Crypto-assets Regulation (MiCA) framework, and on 7 October 2022, the MiCA bill was passed. Even though there is a wide agreement of MiCA being adopted and implemented urgently, it has not yet been voted into…

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  • EUCI Marks Its First Year: Pioneering Crypto Regulation and Innovation Dialogues in Brussels

    EUCI convenes key EU and international stakeholders as it celebrates its first anniversary in Brussels  BRUSSELS, December 8, 2022 – Today, the European Crypto Initiative (EUCI), regrouping experts in blockchain technology within the EU, holds its first-anniversary conference to discuss the future of crypto-assets in a context of fast economic and regulatory evolution. A CRITICAL…

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  • EUCI Wins Backing from Ethereum Foundation, Interchain Foundation, and Maker DAO

    The EU-wide advocacy organisation announces the support of the Ethereum Foundation, the Interchain Foundation and Maker DAO, among others. [Brussels, 10th of August 2022] The European Crypto Initiative (EUCI) – a European crypto advocacy organisation based in Brussels – has received financial support from important industry members. This support marks the growing focus of the…

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  • Devcon VI: EUCI Explores the Regulatory Landscape for Ethereum and DApps

    Our executive director Marina Markezic, President Simon Polrot and Vice President Florian Glatz will be speakers at Devcon VI in Bogota, addressing the influence of crypto regulation on open blockchains: opportunities and challenges. With the wider adoption, the use of open blockchains and dapps built on top of it is becoming progressively regulated by governments…

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