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European Securities and Markets Authority Calls for Input on New EU Crypto Rules

July 12, 2023


The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s financial markets regulator, has initiated its first consultation package under the Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCA). The authority is seeking stakeholder comments until September 20, 2023, marking a significant step towards establishing concrete rules for crypto markets in the EU.

In this initial consultation package, ESMA is soliciting input on proposed rules for crypto-asset service providers (CASPs). The focus areas include CASP authorisation, identification, conflict of interest management, and complaint handling procedures.

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