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ESMA publishes report on the licencing of FinTech firms across Europe

12 July 2019
and where FinTech firms do not fit neatly within the existing rules is related to crypto- assets, ICOs ... reports on crypto-assets/ICOs/DLT, cyber security and innovation facilitators, but does not make ...

ESMA 1Q18 RISK DASHBOARD SEES COMPLEX PRODUCTS AND VOLATILITY AS KEY RISKS

06 June 2018
risk alert on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), issued a pan-EU warning to consumers regarding the risks ...

High risks persist for European securities markets and investors, ESMA says

20 March 2018
Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). The TRV, which covers the second half of 2017, finds that overall risk ... security; and Retail investor risks associated with investments in virtual currencies and ICOs. The TRV ...

ESMA publishes 2018 Supervisory Convergence Work Programme

07 February 2018
like virtual currencies, platforms like ICOs and tools like distributed ledger technology.   Next Steps ...

ESMA highlights ICO risks for investors and firms

13 November 2017
Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today issued two Statements on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), one ... on risks of ICOs for investors and one on the rules applicable to firms involved in ICOs.   ESMA has ... observed a rapid growth in ICOs globally and in Europe and is concerned that investors may be unaware ...