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

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>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”. </strong> Trademark Is a ‘Preventive Registration’ According to filing request #018434202, the Spanish group store …

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

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>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).</strong> Rule Aligns With the European AMLD5 Policies According to the decree published in the state …

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Spanish Healthcare Group to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments, Citing Interest in ‘Bitcoin Revolution’

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Cryptocurrency regulation is still an ongoing topic for the Spanish government and regulators, with some not too friendly measures against crypto ads or enhancing tax rules. However, adoption is on the rise in different industries, and the healthcare sector is joining the frenzy.</strong> Patients Could Pay With Digital Assets Starting June 1 …

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Two Major Hotels in Touristic Spanish City to Accept Crypto Payments in the Wake of Covid-19 Crisis

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Sevilla is becoming a crypto-friendly city in Spain at a fast pace, with two prominent local hotels announcing they will start accepting crypto payments. Hotel Bécquer and Hotel Kivir have joined the crypto adoption bandwagon by allowing customers to book rooms with digital assets.</strong> Hotels Will Receive 100% of Funds in Fiat …

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Investors File Class Action Lawsuit Before the National Court of Spain Over an Alleged $298M Crypto Scam

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>A group of Spaniards filed the first crypto-related class-action lawsuit before the National Court of Spain on an alleged million-dollar scam. The lawsuit targets an individual accused of allegedly scammed over 300 small crypto investors across Spain.</strong> Money Stolen Could Amount Up to $3.58 Billion Per El País, the class-action lawsuit claims …

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Spanish Island Government Decides to Sell Its Bitcoin Investment by Citing ‘Ethical’ Reasons

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong><b>Bitcoin is not liked by everyone from the Island Council of Tenerife, Spain. </b> At least that’s what was suggested by its president, Pedro Martín, who ordered the sale of the local government’s investment in cryptocurrency.</strong> Bitcoin Is an ‘Opaque’ Currency, Martín Says Martín, from the Spanish Socialist Worker’s Party (PSOE), issued …

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Domestic and Foreign Buyers Acquired a ‘Tokenized’ Apartment in a Spanish City by Paying With Ethereum

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>National and foreign buyers acquired a “tokenized” apartment in Spain with ethereum, which involved a domestic crypto exchange and a real estate investment firm. The city of Sevilla was the scenario for the crypto deal between the parties.</strong> Transaction Was Worth Over $64,000 According to El Correo Web, the Spanish crypto exchange …

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Investment Firm Launches the First ‘Crypto Hedge Fund’ in Spain- Plans to Expand Across Europe, Latin America

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>In Spain, an investment company has begun to promote what they called the “first crypto hedge fund.” The product has been registered in Malta by Avenue Investment Crypto, headed by a crypto advocate, Martin Huete.</strong> Investments Allocated Mainly in Bitcoin and Ethereum According to Infobae, the hedge fund “exclusively” targets qualified investors …

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