Sanctioning a cryptocurrency protocol: What does that mean for Web3?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Arushi Goel, Specialist, Data Policy and Blockchain, World Economic Forum, C4IR India, Geoffrey See, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Poko, Viraj Ananth, Legal & Policy Lead, Poko In August 2022, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of […]

Ethereum Merge: what it means for the crypto-currency industry

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, World Economic Forum With the crypto-currency market under pressure in recent months, a long-awaited software upgrade to one of the most popular crypto platforms, Ethereum, was made public last […]

Privacy concerns loom large as governments respond to crypto  

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. As governments around the world grapple with the implications of crypto’s explosive growth, many continue to explore the concept of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). CBDCs could benefit consumers by enabling faster and cheaper payments, but they also pose significant risks that the public […]

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 […]

Cryptocurrency regulation: where are we now, and where are we going?

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, World Economic Forum, Arushi Goel, Specialist, Data Policy and Blockchain, World Economic Forum, C4IR India, Sandra Waliczek, Blockchain and Digital Assets, World Economic Forum The total market cap […]

Five things you need to know about Biden’s executive order on cryptocurrency

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Aiden Slavin, Project Lead, Crypto Impact and Sustainability Accelerator, World Economic Forum Executive order talks of opportunities and risks of digital assets. It signals a clear recognition of the role and significance of cryptocurrency. But does not set […]

Cryptocurrency mining could become the new face of energy storage. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Enass Abo-Hamed, CEO, H2GO Power & Daniel Evans, Co-founder, Gibraltar Stock Exchane If we want to prepare for the future, we must acquire a stake in the new and crucial area of technology called blockchain. Amongst other applications, […]