EU Securities Watchdog Calls for Information on Blockchain Tech

EU Securities Watchdog Calls for Information on Blockchain Tech

Comment added from Dr Timo Schlaefer, co-founder and CEO of Crypto Facilities, a bitcoin derivatives trading platform. The EU's securities watchdog has issued a call for evidence to ascertain if and when blockchain technology can "enter the financial mainstream". The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), which oversees securities markets in the region, has spent six months monitoring investment in the bitcoin sector. Now the regulator is seeking feedback from industry stakeholders on how the technology underlying cryptocurrencies can be used to "issue, buy and sell and record....


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