EU Moves Closer to Harmonized Regulation of Cryptoassets

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EU Moves Closer to Harmonized Regulation of Cryptoassets

A sign in a Berlin pub signals the owner’s acceptance of bitcoin. Reports on cryptoasset regulation in the European Union could have global reverberations. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images file photo)

Two pivotal reports on European cryptoasset regulation were released today by the European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA), setting the stage for a process that could result in a “bespoke” regime for cryptoassets. The full story is here.

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FintechPolicy.org Officially Launches

FintechPolicy.org, an online portal for news and analysis of global regulatory developments in financial technology, officially launched in the latter days of December 2018.
 
FintechPolicy.org will be the first website of its kind to focus on policy across an increasingly expansive fintech ecosystem. A wide array of experts from the field of financial technology will contribute articles, opinion pieces, and exposés concerning the current state and future of regulatory policy in the United States and internationally, with Dr. Chris Brummer serving as founder and key contributor. 
 
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