Cryptic by nature: EU attempts crypto regulation

Author: | Published: 9 Apr 2019

White & Case lawyers provide an overview of the cryptoasset regulatory landscape in Europe, as policymakers and authorities consider their approach to the new asset class

EU developments On January 9 2019, the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) published two reports with their advice on cryptoassets for EU rulemakers. These respond to the EU Commission's (EC) 2018 FinTech action plan request for the European supervisory authorities (ESAs) to assess the suitability of the current EU regulatory framework....