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The European Commission has formally proposed extending the transitional period under the EU Crowdfunding Regulation by 12 months from 10 November 2022 to 10 November 2023.

This means that in-scope crowdfunding service providers (CSPs) who were already carrying on in-scope crowdfunding services on 10 November 2021 can continue to provide those services on a transitional basis until 10 November 2023, provided that their authorisation application is submitted to their national competent authority (NCA) before 1 October 2022.

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The European Commission has formally proposed extending the transitional period under the EU Crowdfunding Regulation by 12 months from 10 November 2022 to 10 November 2023.

This means that in-scope crowdfunding service providers (CSPs) who were already carrying on in-scope crowdfunding services on 10 November 2021 can continue to provide those services on a transitional basis until 10 November 2023, provided that their authorisation application is submitted to their national competent authority (NCA) before 1 October 2022.

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New requirements related to the implementation of the Green Deal

The Financial Supervision Commission informs the participants of the financial markets that, as of 01.01.2023, a package of European regulations related to the implementation of the Green Deal will be applied, which introduce new obligations for the participants of the financial markets, as follows:

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Is Google Analytics banned in the EU?

Is it possible to use Google Analytics without violating the GDPR?

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Crypto-Assets and AML: Agreement on MiCA; AML Action Plan progresses

The intention is to require CASPs to collect, and make accessible, certain information about
the originator and the beneficiary of crypto-asset transfers operated by them to ensure
traceability (known as the ‘travel rule’). CASPs will also be required to implement related
appropriate internal policies, procedures and controls. Ultimately, CASPs will become
obliged entities for AML/CFT purposes, in line with FATF’s recommendations (with FATF
also soon publishing an update focusing on the “travel rule”).

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The sanctions against Russia and the new obligations for Platforms

On 1 March 2022 the EU Council adopted Regulation (EU) 2022/350 concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia’s actions destabilizing the situation in Ukraine. 

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