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Behind the Scenes of EU Crypto Regulation

Originally published in The Block By Joseph Schifano, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs at Eventus Defining new crypto market regulation in Europe is a delicate balance, according to Peter Kerstens, European Commission Advisor, presenting at the recent Shining a Light on Digital Asset Markets Conference 2021, hosted by Eventus and the Association for Digital Asset Markets …

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Crypto Surveillance – Regulators Take Digital Assets Seriously

By: Joe Schifano, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs, Eventus Systems   Originally published in Mondovisione Crypto trading is going mainstream. With the imminent launch of several new digital securities exchanges, and announcements of inter-bank transactions in digital assets becoming daily news, financial institutions must prepare to offer trading and investment in a diverse range of …

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Surveillance 2.0 – Turn Up the Signal, Wipe Out the Noise

By: Joe Schifano, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs, Eventus Systems   Originally published in RegTech Insight Trade surveillance is a complex discipline, dependent on the processing and filtering of masses of data. Its mandate is constantly increasing too, with the relentless iterations of regulatory and market change demanding the monitoring of more asset classes across …

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Sprinting Toward Surveillance: NYDFS Techsprint Features Valuable Discussion from Regulators and Industry Firms Alike

By: Joe Schifano, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs, Eventus Systems Originally published on The Block   Earlier this month, I participated in the NYDFS Techsprint, a two-week hackathon that convened over 90 participants from a variety of digital assets stakeholders, including regulators, BitLicensees, consultants, vendors and more. The sprint culminated with a demo event that drew over …

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Help Wanted: Capital Markets and Fintech Experts Explain How the Pandemic Is Transforming Hiring and Job Seeking

By: Samuel Belden, Forefront Communications Originally published on TabbFORUM  In this analysis on the nature of the current work environment in the capital markets, industry experts agree that professionals should get comfortable with a virtual environment because it’s here to stay for a while, and even when (and if) professionals migrate back into offices, capital markets professionals …

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What’s Different About Trade Surveillance for Digital Assets? Same Game (mostly), Different Players

By: Joe Schifano, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs at Eventus Systems Originally published on TabbFORUM  Digital asset venues and exchanges are discovering that a robust trade surveillance program not only reinforces the integrity of their markets but also helps attract institutional investors accustomed to operating in safer, more transparent environments, explains Joseph Schifano, Global Head of Regulatory …

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Forecast 2021: RegTech Execs Look Ahead

By: Samuel Belden, Forefront Communications   Originally published on TabbFORUM Decentralized finance (DeFi) took on a new meaning in 2020, as it now includes a remote workforce, from trading to the back office to compliance. What’s next? Regtech execs give a view into how the current work environment will change compliance and work itself for …

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A Regulatory Awakening: Regulators and Digital Asset Venues Buck the Trend of Post-Crisis Regulation

By: Joe Schifano, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs at Eventus Systems   Originally published on TabbFORUM  History is littered with examples of “post-crisis” regulation. The Securities Act of 1933, the Securities and Exchange of 1934, and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act are well-known examples. Even the Securities Act Amendments of 1975 …

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