Big Euro economies insist on strict cryptocurrency rules

Big Euro economies insist on strict cryptocurrency rules

The finance ministers of France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain called on the European Commission to include “strong rules” in its upcoming cryptocurrency proposal, in particular for global digital tokens like Facebook’s Libra. Ministers Olaf Scholz (Germany), Bruno Le Maire (France), Roberto Gualtieri (Italy), Nadia Calviño (Spain) and Wopke Hoekstra (the Netherlands) issued a joint statement on the margins of the ongoing informal meeting of EU finance ministers in Berlin. It is the first physical meeting of the Eurogroup and the Ecofin since the coronavirus crisis started, which led…

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