In the inquiry, the Committee will explore the role of crypto-assets in the UK, as well as the opportunities and risks they bring to consumers.
Central Bank of Ireland issues a bulletin to virtual asset service providers (VASPs) to assist them in strengthening their frameworks.
Belgium’s FSMA has drawn up a Communication on the classification of crypto-assets as securities, investment instruments or financial instruments.
MAS has been considering the introduction of additional restrictions, such as rules on the leverage when transacting in cryptocurrencies.
APRA has outlined its risk management expectations for regulated entities that engage in activities associated with crypto-assets.
The FCA explains that cryptoasset scope change costs are £8m after deducting £1m that applicants contributed through application fees.
The UK ASA has issued an Enforcement Notice to over 50 companies which advertise cryptocurrencies, instructing them to review their ads.
The European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, ESMA and EIOPA) warn consumers that many crypto-assets are highly risky and speculative.
The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation has sent its bill on cryptocurrencies to the Government.
Chairman Rostin Behnam has directed the CFTC’s Climate Risk Unit and LabCFTC to examine the climate implications of digital assets.