Leaked EU Draft Proposes All-Encompassing Laws for Crypto Assets

A leaked version of rules to be issued later this month by the European Commission proposes an all-encompassing set of regulations covering the trading or issuance of digital assets across the 27-nation bloc.  Obtained by CoinDesk, Europe’s Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) draft legislation provides legal certainty around crypto assets – cryptocurrencies, security tokens and stablecoins […]

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Germany’s Neufund Shuts Down Security Token Platform, Saying BaFin Failed to Act

Citing regulatory concerns, Berlin-based security token startup Neufund has announced plans to freeze its fundraising campaigns and sideline future tokenized equity offerings. “Many European countries had aspirations to become a blockchain-friendly hub … the authorities have stifled this plan, blocking the innovation in its tracks,” the firm wrote in a blog post Monday. Launched in […]

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