A team of international experts on complementary currency and legal questions compiled a toolkit for currency implementors and regulators in the following areas of legal compliance:   Taxation Insurance Labor Law Data Protection and Safety Financial Services Regulation Acceptance of Community Currencies   The research focused in particular on the 6 pilot currencies show-cased […]

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This handbook has been designed by the New Economics Foundation (NEF), on behalf of the Community Currencies in Action (CCIA) EU Interreg IVB NWE Programme, project, to inspire community currency (CC) organisers and help them gain the most from their currency project by learning more about project evaluation and impact assessment. Getting to grips with […]

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The report can be downloaded here. Local Authorities and Municipalities across Europe are facing unprecedented socio-economic challenges in the context of budget cuts and increasing demand. It is in this challenging environment that Local Authorities and Municipalities are looking for innovative approaches and practical instruments that support them to deliver their core aims and responsibilities. […]

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Since the financial crisis, interest in new types of money has surged. Projects like Bitcoin have hit the headlines as communities around the world experiment with their own currencies and methods of exchange. In this new and innovative field, we have only just begun to understand and measure their impact. It is no coincidence that […]

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