European Financial Watchdogs Ask For Cryptocurrency And ICO Regulations

The EBA looks to even the playing field across the EU, while the ESMA worries about mass crypto adoption. The European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) have both published reports today, January 9, calling for a European Union-wide approach to cryptocurrency and ICO regulation to help ensure investor protection….

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European Union Regulators Call For EU-Wide Crypto Rules

The European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) have called for an EU-wide approach to cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings (ICO) regulation in order to protect investor. The EBA published the results of its assessment of EU laws and how they relate to cryptocurrencies earlier this week. The report found…

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'EU-Level Action Needed' for Cryptocurrency, Says European Banking Authority

The European Banking Authority (EBA) is calling for standardized regulations for cryptocurrency operations within the EU. Europe’s banking watchdog believes such a move will eliminate unfair regulatory arbitrage while protecting investors across the bloc. A Common Monitoring Template The EBA conveyed its clamor for a regional framework for cryptocurrency regulations in a report published on Wednesday,…

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EU Lawmaker Wants Standard Regulations to Allow 'Passport' for ICOs

A European lawmaker believes that new regulations for initial coin offerings (ICOs) are the key to making them more “accessible” within the European Union. Ashley Fox, a Member of the European Parliament (MEP), held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss proposed regulations that would set in place new rules for ICOs and, more specifically, the people…

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