Articles with tag like: European Securities and Markets Authority

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EU's proposed framework for crypto assets market

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Jul 2020

The European Commission has concluded a public consultation on crypto assets in March 2020 which follows detailed due diligence, according to Forbes.

European Commission, EU, framework, Europe, Forbes, crypto assets, market, virtual currencies, European Parliament, blockchain observatory, legislation, European Securities and Markets Authority, ESMA, European Banking Authority, EBA, European Crowdfunding Service Providers Regulation

FCA orders Wirecard to suspend activity in UK

News | Online Payments | 29 Jun 2020

The UK Financial Conduct Authority has ordered Wirecard to suspend operations in the UK and warned it not to dispose of any funds, following the companies' insolvency filing in Germany.

FCA, Financial Conduct Authority, Wirecard, Wirecard scandal, Germany, Europe, payments company, financial authority, European Commission, payments company, European Securities and Markets Authority

Brussels to investigate German regulator over Wirecard

News | Payments General | 26 Jun 2020

Brussels has announced it will call for a probe into whether Germany-based banking regulator BaFin failed in its supervision of Wirecard.

Brussels, Germany, Wirecard, BaFin, investor trust, Europe, EU, Valdis Dombrovskis, breach of union law, European Securities and Markets Authority, shares

ESMA aims to develop legal framework for cryptocurrencies in 2020

News | Cryptocurrencies | 10 Jan 2020

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced plans to push for more regulation around cryptocurrencies and related products in 2020.

European Securities and Markets Authority, ESMA, cryptocurrency, regulation, Europe

EUs securities watchdog studying crypto assets case by case

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Oct 2018

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has started to examine every initial coin offering (ICO) to see whether it should be regulated.

European Securities and Markets Authority, ESMA, crypto assets, ICO, regulators, Bitcoin, tokens

EU regulator budgets EUR 1.1 Million to monitor cryptos

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Oct 2018

The EU markets regulator has announced that it is setting aside over EUR 1 million in order to monitor cryptocurrencies and other fintech activities during 2019.

European Securities and Markets Authority, crypto, funding, blockchain, Europe, fintech

ESMA releases statement on LEI implementation under MiFID II

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 28 Dec 2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued a statement to support the implementation of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEI) requirements under the MiFIR.

ESMA, European Securities and Markets Authority, Legal Entity Identifiers