Browsing the "ESMA" Tag

EU Securities Group Advises Regulating Crypto Assets Under Existing Rules

| Yogita Khatri

A group that advises the EU's securities watchdog has recommended regulating most crypto assets under existing financial rules.

European Securities Regulator to Report on ICO Rules by 2019

| Nikhilesh De

ESMA intends to report on how it may regulate ICOs by the end of 2018, chair Steven Maijoor told a European Parliament committee.

EU Markets Regulator Budgets €1.1 Million to Monitor Cryptos, Fintech

| Daniel Palmer

The EU's financial markets watchdog is setting aside over €1 million in order to monitor cryptocurrencies and other fintech activities in 2019.

EU Markets Watchdog Toughens Rules on Crypto Derivatives

| Wolfie Zhao

The EU markets watchdog has agreed a temporarily change in the leverage limts for cryptocurrency derivative contracts in the region.

3 EU Watchdogs Warn Over ‘High Risks’ of Crypto Investment

| Nikhilesh De

The three European Supervisory Authorities have released a warning on the risks involved with investing in cryptocurrencies.

ESMA Seeks Public Input on Cryptocurrency Derivatives Policy

| Nikhilesh De

The European Securities and Markets Authority released a public call for input on cryptocurrency-based contracts-for-differences.

European Financial Regulator Warns Investors On ICO Risks

| Sujha Sundararajan

The European Securities and Markets Authority has issued statements outlining the perceived risks of ICOs for investors and startups.

EU Securities Watchdog Extends Blockchain Task Force Mandate

| Wolfie Zhao

A distributed ledger task force convened by the European Union's top securities watchdog has been extended.

EU Securities Watchdog: New DLT Regulations Would Be ‘Premature’

| Stan Higgins

The European Union's top securities regulator is steering clear of blockchain regulations – for now, at least.

EU Securities Watchdog: Too Early to Predict DLT Impact

| Stan Higgins

A senior risk analyst for Europe’s securities markets watchdog has said it's too early to predict the regulatory impact of DLT.