Crypto ECB

The ECB Proposes to Review the Regulation Draft on Crypto-Assets

The ECB expresses reservations with regard to EU Directive 2019/1937 on the markets in crypto-assets and calls for an increased supervisory role for projects in the euro zone. Following the regulation proposal of the European Parliament EU2019/1937 dated September 24, 2020, aimed at “unlocking and strengthening the potential that digital finance can offer in terms […]

Elon Musk

Tokenized Certified Carbon Credits

After its XPRIZE Carbon Removal, Elon Musk, is launching the “Hodl the Rainforest”, project that challenges the crypto sphere to save our vital habitat. In a recent Tweet, Elon Musk, challenged openly the crypto world to “Hodl* the rainforest” which in the crypto parlance, implicates that nature should not be sold but rather protected. Universal Protocol Alliance […]

crypto

CFOs & Financial Advisors’ Appetite for Bitcoin / Crypto

While Bitcoin continues to grow in popularity, 2 recent studies have been released around CFO’s and financial advisors’ appetite for crypto. The first study was conducted by the global research and advisory company Gartner Inc, which interviewed randomly 77 CFOs on their intention to buy/hold Bitcoin as a corporate asset; and the second study elicited […]

Bitcoin News

Morgan Stanley is reportedly considering investing $ 150 billion in Bitcoin. A news that deserves to be put in its context. A slight flashback that brings us back to December 2020, when Morgan Stanley Investment Management wanted to significantly increase its exposure to Bitcoin by investing in the company Microstrategy, listed on Nasdaq and which […]

Franck Julien

Interview Blockchain : Franck Julien – Part 3

Franck Julien, President of the Commission for the Digital Development at the National Council of Monaco answers Wealth Monaco’s questions on Blockchain and digital finance. During the budget debates, you recently criticized the government’s attitude towards Blockchain, why? Whenever I have had the opportunity, I have congratulated the government for the actions taken under theExtended […]

Franck Julien

Interview Blockchain : Franck Julien – Part 2

Franck Julien, President of the Commission for the Development of Digital at the National Council of Monaco answers Wealth Monaco’s questions on the Blockchain and specifically on digital finance. For the clarity of our readers, can you recall what a financial instrument is? To make it simplier, there are two types of financial instrument : […]

Monaco, Fertile Legal Ground for Fintechs

Lucas Sztandarowski, CEO of Eternos Corporation, legaltech advisor for international FinTechs, known for his fight against cybercrime with his book “The real cybercrime” and his blog Cyberdefenseur, takes a look at our Principality. An article that Wealth Monaco wanted to relay to its readers when the last Sovereign Ordinance No. 8.467 of January 21, 2021 […]

Franck Julien

Interview Blockchain : Franck Julien – Part 1

Franck Julien, President of the Commission for the Development of Digital at the National Council of Monaco answers Wealth Monaco’s questions on the Blockchain and sheds light particularly on DSAPs’ activities in the Principality. 2020 has been an important year for Blockchain in Monaco. Can you take stock of the regulatory progress? The year 2020 […]

Mirabaud & Cie and WeCan Comply Blockchain

Mirabaud to join Wecan Blockchain Plateforme

Mirabaud & Cie announced last week its decision to join the Wecan Comply Blockchain platform with the aim of facilitating and standardizing the administrative integration of its independent asset managers (IAMs). Kevin Carnegie, project Manager at Mirabaud & Cie has agreed to answer questions from Wealth Monaco. Financial Groups in Switzerland such as Lombard Odier, […]

DLT

Tokenization and Potential Implications for Financial Markets by OECD

The OECD has recently released its report called “The tokenization and potential implications for financial markets” as as asset tokenization has become one of the most prominent use-cases of distributed ledger technologies (DLTs) in financial markets. OECD works on financial markets to promote efficient, open, stable and sound market-oriented financial systems, based on high levels […]