The Blockchain and Virtual Currencies Working Group (WG) is a group of industry representatives; the WG is registered in the European Transparency register  under number: 635727423661-17

The Members of the Blockchain and Virtual Currencies Working Group (WG) adhere to the following Ethical Guidelines.


  • We foster an industry-led conversation

  • We help to shape the regulation in a way that does not stifle innovation

  • We work with regulators; information sharing is fundamental to achieve balanced and forward looking regulation

  • Which regulatory initiatives concern us?

  • Can we help in drafting the content of such initiatives?

  • Tool for each WG member General Counsel/ Compliance officer


EBA Publication of the Guidelines on information requirements in relation to transfers of funds and certain crypto-assets transfers under Regulation 2023/1113/EU (Travel Rule Guidelines), 4 July 2024

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On 4 July 2024, the European Banking Authority (EBA) issued new Guidelines (GLs) on the travel rule, namely [...]

ESMA publication of its Second Final Report on draft technical standards specifying certain requirements of Regulation 2023/1114/EU (MiCAR) – second package, 4 July 2024

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On 4 July 2024, ESMA published its Second Final Report under MiCAR. The report covers 8 draft technical [...]

EBA and ESMA publication of joint guidelines on suitability of management body members and shareholders for entities under MiCAR, 27 June 2024

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On 27 June 2024, the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published [...]

EBA update to the Pillar 3 disclosure framework finalising the implementation of the Basel III Pillar 3 framework, 21 June 2024

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On 21 June 2024, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published its final report on the final draft Pillar [...]

EBA publication of Guidelines, final draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) and final draft implementing technical standards (ITS) on reporting, liquidity stress testing and supervisory colleges under MiCAR, 19 June 2024

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On 19 June 2024, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published a package of final draft RTS, final draft [...]

Publication of the Final Act of the Sixth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD VI) in the Official Journal of the European Union, 19 June 2024

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On 19 June 2024, the Final Act of the AMLD VI was published in the Official Journal of [...]


Monica Monaco
Monica MonacoSecretary
Mauro Lorenzo Halve
Mauro Lorenzo HalveMember (Amdax)
Bram Ceelen
Bram CeelenMember (Anycoin Direct)
Giovanni Paolo Goeloe
Giovanni Paolo GoeloeMember (Anycoin Direct)
Rebecca Rogers
Rebecca RogersMember (B2C2)
Bjorn Krog Andersen
Bjorn Krog AndersenMember (Banking Circle)
Luca Mamoli
Luca MamoliMember (Banking Circle)
Paul de Ruiter
Paul de RuiterMember (BitFlyer)
Samir Satchu
Samir SatchuMember (BitOasis)
Dany Wieken
Dany WiekenMember (Bitonic)
Chris Denny
Chris DennyMember (BitPay)
Robert Donovan
Robert DonovanMember (BitPay)
Themistokis Klapadakis
Themistokis KlapadakisMember (BitPay)
Momchil Tsvetkov
Momchil TsvetkovMember (BitPay)
Regina Puca
Regina PucaMember (Bitso)
Felipe Vallejo Dabdoub
Felipe Vallejo DabdoubMember (Bitso)
Janez Kravcar
Janez KravcarMember (Bitstamp)
Eva Vučko
Eva VučkoMember (Bitstamp)
Mark Nuvelstijn
Mark NuvelstijnMember (Bitvavo)
Helen Beijaard
Helen BeijaardMember (Bitvavo)
Dmitrijus Borisenka
Dmitrijus BorisenkaMember (CoinGate)
Agnė Smagurauskaitė
Agnė SmagurauskaitėMember (CoinGate)
Hans Henrik Hoffmeyer
Hans Henrik HoffmeyerMember (Coinify)
Luc Smits van Oyen
Luc Smits van OyenMember (Coinmerce)
Nikola Peliova
Nikola PeliovaMember (Coinmerce)
Max Krupyshev
Max KrupyshevMember (CryptoProcessing)
Valentyna Savchuk
Valentyna SavchukMember (CoinsPaid - CryptoProcessing)
Torbjørn Bull Jenssen
Torbjørn Bull JenssenMember (K33)
Kevin de Patoul
Kevin de PatoulMember (Keyrock)
Laura Chaput
Laura ChaputMember (Keyrock)


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