ESMA: Blockchain No Risk to Regs

The European Securities and Markets Authority does not believe that distributed ledger technology poses a risk to regulatory objectives and is aiming to publish a paper on DLT this month.

Patrick Armstrong, senior risk analysis officer, innovation and products team at Esma, said in a speech at the Stock Exchange and Securities Conference at Oslo Børs that distributed ledger technology does not pose a risk to the three regulatory objectives of stability, protection and integrity.

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