15/03/2023 admin

What are the global regulations around VASPs?

Gatenox CEO, Pawel Kuskowski invited Director and Head of Public Affairs, Policy, Regulatory Affairs of Xapo Bank, Joey Garcia to discuss the global regulations around VASPs. Joey is one of the pioneers for the regulation of the virtual currency and distributed ledger technology space and chairs a specialised industry technical working group seeking to provide a working solution for the industry for the recently published FATF recommendations in respect of the Travel Rule, and provides different regulatory authorities guidance and training in respect of the other FATF recommendations.

Joey shares how regulatory interpretations can differ in the DeFi space, and how VASPs regulations differ globally. He also shares his viewpoint on why access points into crypto should be regulated and the types of market abuse which can happen in crypto exchanges.