European Union: Implemented Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation (MiCA) including authorisation requirements for asset-referenced tokens and e-money tokens

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Implemented Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation (MiCA) including authorisation requirements for asset-referenced tokens and e-money tokens

On 30 June 2024, the Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation (MiCA) comes into force. The Regulation applies to issuers of e-money tokens and asset-referenced tokens. In particular, the issuers of e-money tokens and asset-referenced tokens have to register with designated authorities in the Member State and obtain authorisation to operate in the European Union. Furthermore, the issuers of crypto-assets have to provide information regarding their capital, technical features of the digital good, and their security protocols.

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Scope

Policy Area
Authorisation, registration and licensing
Policy Instrument
Operational license requirement
Regulated Economic Activity
digital payment provider (incl. cryptocurrencies)
Implementation Level
supranational
Government Branch
legislature
Government Body
parliament

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2020-09-24
under deliberation

On 24 September 2020, the European Commission published the proposal on markets in crypto-assets to…

2021-11-19
under deliberation

On 19 November 2021, the Council adopted a common position on the Regulation on Markets in Crypto A…

2022-03-17
under deliberation

On 17 March 2022, the European Parliament adopted the draft report on the EU Regulation Markets in …

2022-06-30
under deliberation

On 30 June 2022, the European Parliament and the Council announced that an agreement on the propose…

2022-10-05
under deliberation

On 5 October 2022, the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union issued the text of …

2023-04-20
under deliberation

On 20 April 2023, the European Parliament passed the Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation (MiCA). Th…

2023-05-16
adopted

On16 May 2023, the Council of the European Union adopted the Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation (M…

2023-06-29
in grace period

On 29 June 2023, the Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation (MiCA) comes into force. The Regulation wi…

2024-06-30
in force

On 30 June 2024, the Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation (MiCA) comes into force. The Regulation ap…

2024-12-30
in force

On 30 December 2024, the Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation (MiCA) comes into force. The Regulatio…