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EU's ESMA Raises Alarm Bells Over Growing Crypto Use as It Prepares for New Powers
The European Securities and Markets Authority is worried about consumer rip-offs as well as novel risks like hacks and consensus manipulation
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Blockchain Securities Trading Doesn’t Need More Rule Changes, EU Agency Says
Incumbents and newcomers are lining up to take part in a distributed ledger pilot from March, ESMA said
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European Markets Regulator Seeks Feedback on Regulation of Tokenized Securities
ESMA wants to explore whether existing regulatory standards need to be amended.
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European Finance Regulator Calls Crypto ‘Volatile’ but Innovative
The European Securities and Markets Authority published a report on financial trends and risks last week.
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France Wants EU to Give ‘Greater Powers’ to ESMA in Overseeing Crypto: Report
France proposed the change as part of a package of reforms to strengthen financial regulation across Europe.
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ESMA Wants to Create 'Sound Legal Framework' for Cryptocurrencies in 2020
Citing concerns about digitalization risks to financial markets, ESMA plans to focus more on crypto regulation this year.
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EU Securities Group Advises Regulating Crypto Assets Under Existing Rules
A group that advises the EU's securities watchdog has recommended regulating most crypto assets under existing financial rules.
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European Securities Regulator to Report on ICO Rules by 2019
ESMA intends to report on how it may regulate ICOs by the end of 2018, chair Steven Maijoor told a European Parliament committee.
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EU Markets Regulator Budgets €1.1 Million to Monitor Cryptos, Fintech
The EU's financial markets watchdog is setting aside over €1 million in order to monitor cryptocurrencies and other fintech activities in 2019.
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EU Markets Watchdog Toughens Rules on Crypto Derivatives
The EU markets watchdog has agreed a temporarily change in the leverage limts for cryptocurrency derivative contracts in the region.
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