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What You Need to Know About EU’s Crypto Framework

The European Union (EU) brings crypto-assets, crypto-asset issuers and crypto-asset service providers under a regulatory framework for the first time. The Council presidency and the European Parliament reached a provisional agreement on the markets in crypto-assets (MiCA) proposal which covers

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ESMA Report on the Licensing of Fintech Firms Across Europe

ESMA, the EU’s securities markets’ regulator, publishes a report on the status of licencing regimes of FinTech firms across the European Union (EU). The report is based on two surveys conducted by ESMA since January 2018, which gathered evidence from national

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European Regulators Call for Common EU-Wide Regulatory Approach for ICOs

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its advice to the European Union (EU) institutions on crypto-assets and initial coin offerings (ICOs) regulation, calling for a common EU-wide regulatory approach. In its advice paper, ESMA notes that some

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