What is GameFi – and how could crypto regulations shape it?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Pooja Singh CFA, Senior Financial Sector Expert, International Monetary Fund, Arushi Goel, Specialist, Data Policy and Blockchain, World Economic Forum, C4IR India The intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens […]

Crypto mining can retire fossil fuels for good. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Karen L. Jones, Space Economist, The Center for Space Policy and Strategy Cryptocurrency mining using proof of work calculations is very energy-intensive, but it isn’t the only option. New regulations and new approaches to mining cryptocurrencies could also […]

Cryptocurrency regulation is changing. Here’s what you need to know

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kathryn White, Project Fellow, Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Accenture, Sandra Waliczek, Blockchain and Digital Assets, World Economic Forum, Ousmène Mandeng, Senior Advisor Blockchain and Multiparty Systems, Accenture Policymakers should act quickly to gather macroeconomic impact data […]

Crypto assets: new rules to stop illicit flows in the EU

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. On Thursday, MEPs from the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) and the Committee on Civil Liberties (LIBE) adopted, with 93 votes to 14 and 14 abstentions, their position on draft legislation strengthening EU rules against money laundering and terrorist financing. Traceability of […]

Why the debate about crypto’s energy consumption is flawed

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Evin Cheikosman, Policy Analyst, Crypto Impact and Sustainability Accelerator (CISA), World Economic Forum There is an ongoing debate around cryptocurrencies’ energy consumption, but this overlooks the societal value of crypto. Crypto provides economic freedom to people in developing […]

Effective crypto regulation takes time and caution. Here’s why

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Marcela Trocha, a second year medical student at Poznan University of Medical Sciences (PUMS) in Poland. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not […]