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27th June 2024 | Whitepapers

Market Surveillance under MiCA

Acuiti today publishes The Impact of MiCA on Crypto Market Surveillance, in association with Eventus.

This report explores how firms across the digital asset industry are preparing for market surveillance requirements covered under the Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation in the EU.

The key findings of the report include:

  • A move to establish market surveillance systems is taking place across the industry, including among 57% of the firms that don’t expect to be covered under MiCA
  • 25% of firms that expect to be covered by MiCA have not begun preparations, while only 9% say they are fully ready to go
  • 39% of firms covered by MiCA are either planning to put trade surveillance systems in place or investing further in current systems
  • 64% of firms coming under MiCA are planning to use third-party software for their market abuse and transaction monitoring processes
  • 37% of firms coming under scope for MiCA are looking at upgrading their market surveillance systems in the next 12-18 months
  • Insider trading has been identified as the most challenging form of market abuse to detect in crypto markets by 64% of survey respondents
  • Finding skilled surveillance staff has emerged as a major challenge of establishing MiCA-compliant surveillance systems, as reported by 73% of survey respondents

To download the report, please fill in the form below and it will be emailed to you.