EU adopts new rules on consumer protection for digital assets

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EU adopts new rules on consumer protection for digital assets

The European Parliament has agreed draft rules for national regulators to supervise crypto-assets, protect consumers and ensure environmental sustainability in the sector.  Its economic and monetary affairs committee adopted new rules on digital assets, which will cover cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, by a substantial majority. Lawmakers nodded the rules through by a vote of 31 to four, with 23 abstentions.  The proposed regulation, known as the Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation, or...

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