US Kraken exchange targets European license in 2021, says CEO
2021-09-02 10:47:30 Reading

 Major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is planning to officially expand into the European market, following in the footsteps of rival exchange Coinbase. Kraken co-founder and CEO Jesse Powell said that his firm is actively working on receiving a European license, targeting several local jurisdictions for a potential regulatory approval already this year. In a Tuesday interview with German business news agency The Handelsblatt, Powell noted that Kraken has been in talks with multiple European regulators, with countries like Malta, Luxembourg, and Ireland being the most likely jurisdictions to license the U.S. crypto exchange.

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