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Experts react to the UK’s crypto paper

Practitioners have had a week to consider the British government’s draft outline for the regulation of cryptoassets in the UK. So, what do they think?

08 February 2023

ESMA Stakeholder Group Warns Against “Green-Bleaching”

In a response to a call for evidence on greenwashing by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the Securities and Markets Stakeholder…

07 February 2023

Security vs. convenience: EBA clarifies application of Strong Customer Authentication for Digital Wallets

It's been a while since strong customer authentication (SCA) has been in the spotlight. For those who do not immediately remember what SCA is about:…

06 February 2023

Cryptoassets - Basel Regulatory Capital and Prudential Treatment

This article provides a high-level overview (including a visual Guide) of the Basel Committee’s final standards on the regulatory capital and…

06 February 2023

HKMA to Roll Out New Licensing Requirements and Regulations on Stablecoins in 2023/2024

On 31 January 2023, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) confirmed in its consultation conclusions (the Conclusions), the plan to regulate certain…

03 February 2023

UK regulatory approach to cryptoassets: clarity at last?

On 1 February 2023, HM Treasury unveiled its much awaited plans for the regulation of cryptoassets activities and confirmed its approach to…

03 February 2023

UK Government publishes consultation to bring cryptoassets within the scope of the UK regulatory perimeter

On 1st February 2023, His Majesty's Treasury ("HMT") published a comprehensive consultation paper ("Consultation Paper") that sets out the UK…

03 February 2023

UK Regulation of Cryptoassets - Another Glimpse but Still None the Wiser

On 1 February, UK Government commenced another consultation on regulating cryptoassets (other initiatives consulted earlier remain being…

03 February 2023

Federal court rules that bank doesn’t have to reimburse fraudulent Zelle transfers

Zelle, the peer-to-peer money transfer platform owned and operated by a group of some of the largest American banks, offers speed and ease to…

02 February 2023

Cryptoassets: the next chapter

Yesterday, HM Treasury published its much anticipated vision for the future of the financial services regulatory regime for cryptoassets…

02 February 2023

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