Italy Releases Final Report About ICO and Cryptocurrency Exchanges
Jan 08, 2020 at 11:02
The government authority of Italy responsible for regulating the securities market, Consob, recently established rules, definitions and criteria for cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings (ICO) in a document that defines the outcome of the public consultation. Consob has published on its official website the final report on the initial offers and exchanges of crypto-activities.
Blockchain: Italy to Stimulate Alternative Investment Means
Jun 26, 2019 at 09:31
The Italian professor who heads Consob, the government body responsible for regulating the securities market, revealed that for the country to achieve significant growth, joint action between the private sector and the Italian public is needed to stimulate alternative investments including cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.
Italy to Experiment with Blockchain Rules & Regulations
Jun 24, 2019 at 07:36
The Central Bank of Italy, the government authority of Italy accountable for regulating the Italian securities market CONSOB (Italian Companies and Exchange Commission), IVASS (Italian Institute for the Supervision of Insurance) and the Ministry of Economic Development (MiSE), are trying to get the applications of financial technology (fintech), blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) in the financial, credit and insurance industry off the ground but within specific rules and regulations.
Pros and Cons of ICO & Cryptocurrency Regulations in Italy
May 17, 2019 at 09:38
A proposal dubbed “Document for Discussion” by Consob, a supervisory authority in Italy responsible for shielding consumers and investors from being overexploited by bad actors, to regulate initial coin offerings (ICOs) and all activities conducted by cryptocurrency exchanges deserves an in-depth analysis since the proposal carries a wide range of pros and cons.
Bank of Italy and Consob Put Blockchain & Crypto in Spotlight
Apr 04, 2019 at 14:36
The Italian Supervisory Authorities are planning to supervise blockchain and crypto activities in the country. The Commissione Nazionale per la Societa e la Borsa (Consob), an authority appointed to safeguard investors, presented an official document dubbed “Initial offers & crypto-activity exchanges” on March 19, aimed at organizing a national debate on the matter of initial coin offerings (ICO) and cryptocurrency exchanges – where citizens normally invest their funds.