Europe’s Securities Regulator ESMA Seeks to Obtain Crypto Transaction Data

Europe’s Securities Regulator ESMA Seeks to Obtain Crypto Transaction Data


The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is gearing up to implement stricter oversight in regards to crypto-related transactions. The agency is now looking to hire suppliers of trading data, as monitoring major participants in the market falls under its responsibilities.

ESMA Launches Public Procurement for Providers of Crypto Trading Data

The securities watchdog of the European Union, ESMA, is preparing to increase scrutiny on transactions involving cryptocurrencies, a public tender has indicated. On Tuesday, the authority launched a procurement procedure for suppliers of trading data on crypto transactions including spot trades and derivatives, Reuters reported.

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The move comes after EU institutions agreed on a draft proposal to comprehensively regulate the digital asset space known as the Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) package. While

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