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Blackrock Spain

Spanish Regulator Issues Guidelines for Fund Managers Planning to Invest in Cryptocurrencies

The Spanish financial regulator is easing the entity’s tough stance towards cryptocurrencies by announcing an unprecedented measure that green lights institutional investors to enter into such business decisions. The National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) unveiled guidelines that approve institutional crypto investment under certain conditions. Fund Managers Should Specify ‘High Risks’ of Cryptos in Marketing Resources […]

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eCommerce

El Corte Ingles Files for a Crypto-Related Trademark to Provide ‘Financial Services’

El Corte Inglés, the biggest department store group in Spain, seems to be entering into the cryptocurrency sphere. After filing for a related trademark with the Intellectual Property Office of the European Union, they have registered “Bitcor”. Trademark Is a ‘Preventive Registration’ According to filing request #018434202, the Spanish group store seeks to offer “Finance […]

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AMLD5

Spain to Share Data of Users From Domestic Crypto Businesses With European Union Countries

The Spanish government doesn’t stop imposing its tough stance on cryptocurrencies, as another rule comes to strengthen the existing ones. A royal decree recently enacted aligns current regulations with the European Union’s directives regarding anti-money laundering (AML). Rule Aligns With the European AMLD5 Policies According to the decree published in the state official newsletter, Spanish […]

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Bank of Spain

El Español Says Spanish Authorities Joint Statement Is a Warning to Companies in the Wake of Tesla’s BTC Buy

The Spanish financial markets watchdog and the country’s central bank criticized — again — cryptocurrencies as an investment asset. The entities issued a joint statement warning about the high risks the cryptocurrency market poses. Document: Crypto Adoption as a Payment Means ‘Is Still Limited’ Per the paper, the Bank of Spain and the National Securities […]

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