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ESMA highlights ICO risks for investors and firms

13 November 2017
but not limited to businesses leveraging on the Blockchain or Distributed Ledger Technology. ...

ESMA responds to Commission consultation on Fintech

07 June 2017
European legislation, including on data security and data protection rules; Distributed ledger technology ...

ESMA response to the Commission Consultation Paper on Fintech: A more competitive and innovative financial sector

ESMA50-158-457
07 June 2017
computing; Distributed ledger technology; Role of regulation and supervisors; and Role of industry: standards ...

ESMA assesses DLT’s potential and interactions with EU rules

07 February 2017
Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued today a report on Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). The report sets ...

Report on Distributed Ledger Technology Applied to Securities Markets

ESMA50-1121423017-285
07 February 2017
Reference ESMA50-1121423017-285 Section Risk Analysis & Economics- Markets Infrastructure Investors Type Report Main document dlt_report_-_esma50-1121423017-285.pdf Style ESMA document ...

ESMA assesses usefulness of distributed ledger technologies

02 June 2016
public consultation on distributed ledger technology (DLT). ESMA is seeking feedback from stakeholders on ... and regulatory issues. Background Distributed ledgers- sometimes known as blockchains- are essentially ... records, or ledgers, of electronic transactions. Their uniqueness lies in the fact that they are maintained ...

ESMA assesses usefulness of distributed ledger technologies

2016/743
02 June 2016
Reference 2016/743 Section Innovation and Products Press Releases Risk Analysis & Economics- Markets Infrastructure Investors Type Press Release Main document 2016-743_press_release_dlt.pdf Style ESMA document ...
02 June 2016
Ledger Technology (DLT) in securities markets such as banks, central counterparties, central securities ... the Distributed Ledger Technology Applied to Securities Markets Reply form for the Discussion Paper on ... the Distributed Ledger Technology Applied to Securities Markets ...

Reply form for the Discussion Paper on the Distributed Ledger Technology Applied to Securities Markets

2016/773 RF
02 June 2016
Reference 2016/773 RF Section Innovation and Products Risk Analysis & Economics- Markets Infrastructure Investors Type Reference Main document 2016-773-reply_form_dp_dlt.docx Style ESMA document ...

Discussion Paper on the Distributed Ledger Technology Applied to Securities Markets

2016/773
02 June 2016
Reference 2016/773 Section Innovation and Products Risk Analysis & Economics- Markets Infrastructure Investors Type Consultation Paper Main document 2016-773_dp_dlt.pdf Style ESMA document ...

Highlights from ESMA’s 2015 Financial Innovation Day

07 January 2016
the liquidity gap in these markets;-    Distributed Ledger Technology (also known as the Blockchain); and- ...

INNOVATION & PRODUCTS

15 August 2015
to investment-based crowdfunding. Virtual Currencies and Distributed Ledger Technology ESMA has monitored Virtual ... investments using either VCs or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). The results of the call for evidence ... looks at how DLT interacts with the existing EU regulatory framework. Distributed ledgers- sometimes ...
22 April 2015
providing advisory services to the above Distributed ledger technology anyone using or advising others on ... the use of distributed ledger technology (‘blockchain’) in relation to transactions in securities, whether ... using virtual currency or distributed ledger technology ...

Investment using virtual currency or distributed ledger technology

2015/532
22 April 2015
using virtual currency distributed ledgers (also known as block chains);and The application ... of the distributed ledger technology to securities/investments, whether inside or outside a virtual currency ...