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Current Status of EU’s Digital Asset Regulation

December 20, 2022

In the second of a three-part interview, Fried Frank Partner Steven Lofchie interviews Peter Kerstens, an Adviser for Technological Innovation and Cybersecurity for the European Commission.

Mr. Kerstens chaired the EC's FinTech Taskforce, which helped create the Markets in Crypto-assets Regulation (MiCA), a comprehensive regulatory regime tailored specifically to crypto-assets.

In this second session, Mr. Kerstens explains how MiCA will regulate digital assets, addressing registration requirements and the regulation of custody.

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