Spain to adopt MiCA six months before deadline, citing investor protection

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Spain has unveiled plans to reduce the transition period before the application of the Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) regulation, reports Coindesk. A recent publication from the government shows a meeting with the first vice president Nadia Calvino and Verena Ross, the President of the European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA) to bring the country‚Äôs […]

Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation public consultation

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Minister for Finance Michael McGrath TD opened a public consultation on the exercise of national discretions contained within the Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation (MICAR) (EU) 2023/1114. The Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation is the first European-level legislation introducing a harmonised and comprehensive framework for crypto-assets, covering issues from the offering to the public of crypto-assets […]

Central Bank of Ireland survey: Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation

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With the Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCAR) in force since 29 June 2023, the Central Bank of Ireland is inviting firms to participate in a short survey to help it: The survey can be accessed here: https://centralbankofireland.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3fT3SAJrg5lYYJw The survey is aimed only at firms that intend to perform activities which will be regulated under MiCAR. […]