Policy Framework

EU Crypto Regulation

The European Commission adopted a comprehensive package of legislative proposals for the regulation of crypto-assets, updating certain financial market rules for crypto-assets, and creating a legal framework for regulatory sandboxes of financial supervisors in the EU for using blockchains in the trading and post trading of securities.

Legal and regulatory framework for blockchain

“ The European Union is planning to implement comprehensive cryptocurrency regulation by 2024, two EU reports have reportedly revealed. This follows five European finance ministers calling on the European Commission to put in place “very strong and very clear rules” on cryptocurrency.”

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REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL

on Markets in Crypto-assets (MiCA)
2020

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain

legal context and implications for financial crime, money laundering and tax evasion
2018