Spain

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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National Court of Spain Takes the Investigation of the Alleged Ponzi Crypto Scheme Arbistar

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The investigation against an alleged major Spanish Ponzi crypto scheme will now be in charge of the National Court of Spain. A judge from the national legal instance is now taking the investigation of Arbistar after the inhibition of a judge in Tenerife.</strong> Economic Damages Could Reach Over $120 Million According to …

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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 Tax Authority Issues 14,800 Warning Letters to Cryptocurrency Holders

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Spanish authorities are enforcing their tough stance on the cryptocurrency industry, and the national tax agency seems to be taking it very seriously. Now, the Hacienda issued 14,800 warning letters to Spaniards under their watch for allegedly having failed or need to declare crypto holdings.</strong> Fines Could Be ‘Over $5,900’ if a …

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Spanish Travel Compensation Firm Signs Deal With Domestic Exchange to Reimburse Travelers With Cryptos

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Spanish travelers will soon be available to fill out claims for incidents related to airline delays, baggage losses, overbooking, among others, and be compensated with cryptocurrencies. The possibility is now a reality thanks to a partnership between a domestic crypto exchange and an airline platform.</strong> Platform Allocated Euros in an Account on …

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Life on the Run- An Insiders Look at John McAfee on the Run

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <p class=”gmail-p1″><strong>I opened my Telegram and noticed I had way more messages than usual. I knew something was askew. The headers of the messages were all very similar, “John McAfee just called you an idiot on Twitter.” Here we go I muttered under my breath as I further investigated what all the …

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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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