Esma Calls for Unified Crypto Rules in Europe

The EU's market cops have urged the adoption of a unified approach to crypto assets across member states.

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Europe’s top markets regulator has called for a defined set of rules governing the use and trading of cryptocurrencies within the EU, amid divergent national frameworks that create inconsistent enforcement across the bloc.

In written advice on initial coin offerings and crypto assets for European Union institutions, published on January 9, the European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) highlighted its concerns over legal gray areas arising from inconsistencies in how to regulate crypto

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