The Registration Authority (RA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has issued a consultation paper to explain the proposed Distributed Ledger Technology Foundations Regulations 2023, and seeking public feedback and comments on the proposed new legislative framework for foundations that facilitate Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and token issuance (DLT Foundations).
This Consultation Paper is of interest to any persons operating or planning DLT projects, persons engaging in digital asset related activities and their legal advisors, as well as DLT industry participants, associations, and stakeholders.
The RA’s key proposals for the Distributed Ledger Technology Foundations Regulations cover: the structure of the DLT Foundations; governance and control; tokens; reporting, disclosures and publication; beneficial ownership; supervision; insolvency and liquidation / voluntary strike off.
This new legislative framework showcases ADGM RA’s recognition of the overall suitability of foundation structures for DLT projects, and the RA’s alignment with ADGM’s strategy to facilitate and support crypto initiatives.
To view the Consultation Paper, please click here: Consultation Paper No. 3 of 2023 – Proposal for a Legislative Framework for Distributed Ledger Technology Foundations.
The consultation period will close on 12th May 2023.
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