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The EU’s top payments watchdog has outlined details on its plans to conduct an in-depth review into the impact of emerging financial technology on existing regulatory frameworks and business models.
Singapore’s influential payments regulator has urged a “second generation” of emerging cryptocurrency firms to use the technology to overcome concerns about money laundering and price stability.
On March 15, 2018 the European Banking Authority (EBA) published a fintech roadmap establishing its next steps and setting out its priorities for 2018-2019. The roadmap also sets out the creation...
The European Commission has published a fintech action plan, which is aimed at creating a more competitive and innovative European financial sector....
The European Commission has set out plans to harmonise national regulators’ approaches to and understanding of fintech, part of an ambitious programme of reforms aimed at supporting innovation in...
Malta’s plans to design a regulatory regime that provides a “seal of approval” for firms using blockchain technology could help provide legal certainty for innovative payment companies, experts...
On March 1, 2018 the Chamber of Deputies approved the Law to Regulate Financial Technology Institutions, known as the Fintech Law. The law aims to regulate financial services provided by financial...
The governor of the Bank of England has said “the time has come” to subject virtual currency businesses to the same tough standards faced by the regulated financial services sector.
On February 27, 2018, the federal Ministry of Finance in Germany published document no. 2018/0163969 in reference to the treatment of Bitcoin and other so-called virtual currencies for tax purposes...
On October 26, 2017 the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), the French financial markets authority, published a consultation on initial coin offerings (ICOs)....

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