Webinar 2: Crypto-assets caught by TradFi regulation in the EU

A clear, concise overview of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)’s proposed guidelines for asset categorisation and how it may affect the EU crypto market.

Ernest Lima, Ana James

In Webinar 2, the XReg team covers the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)’s consultation on the proposed guidelines for the qualification of crypto-assets as financial instruments.

Ernest Lima and Ana James provide a clear, concise explanation of:

  • The EU's Markets in Crypto-assets Regulation (MiCA), Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and ESMA's consultations.
  • An overview of the key categories EU regulators will use to classify assets.
  • A deep dive into three noteworthy financial instrument categories that are relevant for crypto-asset issuers: transferable securities, derivatives contracts and hybrid tokens.
  • What comes next and how the Guidelines are likely to affect the future of the crypto-asset industry in Europe.

To watch the recording of the webinar, click here. To access the slides from the presentation, click here.