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Italy is set for the launch in May of a register of crypto-asset service providers

The Italian Official Journal has published (17 February 2022) the Decree of the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance (13 January 2022), which…

06 April 2022

Australia welcomes further guidance on improving climate-related financial risk management by banks and supervisors

Scenario analysis and stress testing on climate-related financial risks for financial institutions has become an increasing focus for regulatory…

05 April 2022

Supervisory Statement on the Application of the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation and the EU Taxonomy Regulation

On March 25, 2022, the three European Supervisory Authorities − the European Banking Authority, the European Insurance and…

31 March 2022

Dubai issues law and establishes new regulator for virtual assets

The Emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates has taken a further step towards becoming an international hub for virtual assets with the…

29 March 2022

EU Regulation of Crypto-Assets (MiCA): EU Parliament Publishes Report and Votes on “Proof of Work” in the Context of Sustainability

On March 23, 2022, the European Parliament published the text of a report adopted on March 14, 2022, by its Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee…

29 March 2022

FinTech Perspectives: Crypto innovation and government regulation in times of war

Governments and legislators in the EU and US have issued a number of crypto related communications during the last days and weeks. They coincide with…

29 March 2022

Dubai Passes Landmark Law Regulating Virtual Assets (Including Cryptocurrencies)

On February 28, 2022, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, approved Law No. 4 of 2022 on the Regulation of…

28 March 2022

PRA and FCA clarify framework for exposure to cryptoassets

On the 24 March 2022 Sam Woods, CEO of the PRA, issued a follow up 'Dear CEO' letter discussing the regulator's approach to existing or planned…

28 March 2022

UK: Uncertainties in cryptoasset regulation

Following the recent publications of two consultation responses concerning cryptoasset promotions (see Treasury’s response on expanding the financial…

25 March 2022

Breakthrough in Italian Cryptocurrency Regulation: Statutory Registration for Providers and Exchangers

The Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance ("MEF") issued a new decree ("Decree") requiring that virtual asset/currency service providers promptly…

21 March 2022

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