The significance of the Japanese legal response following the collapse of Mt. Gox has implications for transaction reporting and anti-money laundering issues. Michael Bacina, Partner, Piper Alderman
A first of its kind legal framework regulating cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technologies, consisting of three separate pieces of legislation, has finally come into effect. Dr Ian Gauci, GTG Advocates and Afilexion Alliance
In his keynote speech at the 3rd Annual FinTech Conference (Brussels, 26 February 2019), the Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority addressed issues of existing regulation and spoke in favour of supporting new regulation of crypto assets.
Bill of Law 7363 was approved on 14 February 2019 – Luxembourg’s confirmation that securities can be held through DLT-like technologies, including blockchains! Gary Cywie, Counsel, Elvinger Hoss Prussen
The island of Anguilla in the British West Indies enacted the Anguilla Utility Token Offering Act in May 2018. The Act represents the world’s first detailed legislation specifically dealing with the public offering of utility tokens. Ravi A. Bahadursingh, Chancery Lane Chambers.
The Australian Government Treasury has published an Issues Paper inviting public submissions on the regulatory framework surrounding offerings of cryptographic tokens. Michael Bacina, Piper Alderman.
As a member state of the European Union, Portugal's financial regulation framework is subject to EU directives and regulations including key legislation such us the Prospectus Regulation, the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive
An introduction to the legal and regulatory position in respect of ICO's in the UAE, DIFC and ADGM. Hasan Anwar Rizvi, RIAA Barker Gillette
Switzerland has become an undisputed hub for ICOs, making up for over USD 600 Million of the total ICO funding of USD 3 billion which was obtained in 2017.241 Other sources put
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