Italy Prepares to Issue Guidelines on Implementing EU Crypto Regulation

Italy’s central bank will soon release guidelines on implementing the European Union’s Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation (MiCA) Regulation to ensure the payment system’s regular functioning, Bank of Italy Governor Fabio Panetta revealed on Tuesday. In his speech to the Italian Banking Association, Panetta highlighted that MiCA considers electronic money tokens (EMTs) and asset-reference tokens … Read more

Italy Proposes Stringent Measures to Tackle Crypto Market Manipulation

Italy is taking steps to enhance surveillance of crypto assets and address associated risks. According to a draft decree reviewed by a news agency, the plan includes imposing high fines on those who manipulate the market. The fines range from $5,400-$5.4 million (€5,000 to €5 million) for offenses such as insider trading, unlawful disclosure of … Read more