Власти Абу-Даби планируют регулировать деятельность криптовалютных бирж

Ведомство по регулированию финансовых услуг Абу-Даби (FSRA) в составе Департамента глобальных рынков эмирата (ADGM) заявило о намерении «рассмотреть возможность создания надежной, соответствующей рискам нормативно-правовой базы для регулирования и контроля над деятельностью криптовалютных бирж и всевозможных посредников». The #FSRA of #ADGM intends to review & consider regulatory regime for virtual currency exchanges & intermediaries, in consultation with industry participants and key professional bodies.

Abu Dhabi Inks FinTech Development Pact with Mastercard

Abu Dhabi’s international financial center has entered a collaboration with payments giant Mastercard to develop and accelerate FinTech solutions in the region. The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), an international financial center established by a UAE Federal Decree to develop and strengthen financial services in Dubai as a global center for business and finance, is partnering Mastercard to develop FinTech activities in UAE’s capital and the wider MENA (The Middle East North Africa) region.

Abu Dhabi Issues Cryptocurrency and ICO Regulations

The government of Abu Dhabi, through its markets regulator, has released guidelines on virtual currencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs). The government of Abu Dhabi has published [PDF] guidelines to bring clarity to its regulatory approach to ICOs and virtual currencies for ICO organizers and digital currency adopters. After deliberation, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA)– Abu Dhabi’s financial markets regulator – has decided that a “one size fits all” approach to virtual tokens, be it ICO tokens or digital currencies or any other implementation of blockchain solutions powered by crypto tokens, is “inappropriate.