The Hellenic Capital Market Commission has undertaken the supervision of service providers in cryptocurrencies and mainly in identifying any cases of money laundering through cryptocurrencies.
In this context, the committee will start recording all those who provide services in cryptocurrencies, with the aim of establishing a register.
The Hellenic Capital Market Commission in accordance with law 4734/2020 (Government Gazette A / 196 / 8.10.2020) invites the providers of digital wallet custody services and the providers of exchange services between fictitious currencies and documentary currencies, to be registered by 31 January 2021, in the special register which he observes.
It is noted that the registration in the relevant register does not constitute a licensing of the providers by the Hellenic Capital Market Commission. Therefore, the Hellenic Capital Market Commission draws the attention of registered providers, in order to avoid creating false impressions on investors, that the provider has been licensed by the Hellenic Capital Market Commission and that investors enjoy the relevant protection of the Hellenic Capital Market and Guarantee Committee. Services.
Those interested can be informed in detail about the necessary documents for registration in the register, through the website of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission (http://www.hcmc.gr/el_GR/web/portal/mlaundering1), where the announcement, the application for registration and the relevant decision have been posted. The application for registration, including the relevant documents, is submitted in electronic form to the Hellenic Capital Market Commission at firstname.lastname@example.org