The DFS Observatory At Columbia University

Welcome! The Digital Financial Services Observatory is housed by CITI at Columbia University Business School in New York. It is funded by the Gates Foundation.

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The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) issued (and will be publishing in the CBB website 'Open Consultations' section) a consultation paper on the draft rules on Crypto-asset Platform Operators ("CPO") for comment.

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The European Banking Authority (EBA) is expected to release a study within the next several weeks on regulatory sandbox approaches taken by its member states and published in the form of best practices guidance, as reported by PaymentsCompliance. 

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