Cryptoactives are causing a real revolution within the financial sector, and raising numerous questions, particularly concerning their regulation. Just as flying cars could have done, as they were once believed to be the innovation of the 21st century!
How should the political authorities react? Should they apply existing laws and regulations, or should they create an appropriate regulatory framework? In an op-ed published in Les Echos Investir, Guillaume Burtschell, Partner at Finegan, explores the challenges raised by the emergence of these cryptoactives and the actions taken to date by the authorities to regulate this new market.