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European Commissioner Tells US to Create Crypto Rules: “We need to look at global regulation of crypto”

European Commission Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability, and Capital Markets Union Mairead McGuinness, says the United States needs to pick up the pace and create bespoke rules for digital assets or crypto assets. The European Union is moving forward with its Markets in Crypto… Read More

European Council Tells European Parliament it is OK with Markets in Crypto Assets Directive (MiCA)

In a letter sent to the Chair of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament, the European Council said it approved of the Parliament’s position on the Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) directive as it stands and it will be adopted… Read More

Stellar Foundation: Far From Perfect But MiCA Leads the World

MiCA, Markets in Crypto Assets legislation, is still being digested by industry insiders. The goal is to provide a regulated path for digital asset innovation – sufficient protections to guard against abuse but still empowering industry participants to create new products and services within a… Read More

EU: Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) Proposal – Feedback from Industry Insiders

Last week, it was revealed that the decision-makers for the European Union had come to terms on crypto-asset regulation under the Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) legislation. The European Commission announced the MiCA proposal on 24 September 2020 as part of a larger digital finance… Read More

European Union Agrees on Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) Regulation: “Will shape the digital asset ecosystem for years to come”

The European Union has agreed on crypto-asset regulation under the Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) legislation. According to tweets distributed by Member of European Parliament (MEP) Stefan Berger, Europe will be the first continent with crypto asset regulation as the European Parliament, European Commission and… Read More

Anchorage Co-Founder Comments on EU Parliament Vote on Crypto Assets: “A win for crypto”

Earlier today, the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, of the European Parliament,  adopted its “negotiating position on crypto assets. According to a statement by the EU parliament its goal is to “boost users’ confidence and support the development of digital services and alternative payment instruments.”… Read More

In 2019, the Autorité Des Marchés Financiers in France Approved its First ICO, Since then Few Have Used the Updated Rules

In December 2019, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers in France approved its first initial coin offering (ICO). France had previously pushed forward legislation that sought to regulate ICOs under the French Pact Law (or Loi Pacte). The Loi Pacte introduced an optional visa regime for… Read More

EU’s Upcoming MiCA Regulation to Bring Clarity, Growth to Crypto-Asset Service Providers

The European Union’s proposed Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) Regulation will bring new opportunities for crypto-asset service providers (CASP), the CEO of one such company believes. In the European Union, digital assets are currently regulated through a combination of the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD)… Read More

France: AMF Chairman Embraces EC Move to Regulate Crypto Assets, “Potential gains to be expected from DLT can be significant”

Speaking about the ongoing digital transformation of financial services the Chairman of the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), Robert Ophèle, commented on the emergence of crypto assets (digital assets) for both non-securities and securities. Ophèle first noted the ongoing COVID health crisis has helped… Read More

European Commission Adopts Digital Finance Package and Legislative Proposals on Crypto-Assets

The European Commission has announced the adoption of a Digital Finance Package along with legislative proposals on crypto-assets (digital assets).  The announcement has been widely anticipated and earlier this month draft legislation pertaining to crypto-assets was leaked to the public. According to a statement by… Read More

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