Carlo R.W. De Meijer
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Carlo R.W. De Meijer

Senior Economist at MIFSA
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Bio Independent financial services advisor Career History Founder/owner of MIFSA. Worked in the financial industry as an an economist, private banker and researcher at RBS, ABN AMRO. Published many articles on new developments in the payments and securities industry. He is a regular blogger on Finextra, LinkedIn and TreasuryXL.


Blockchain Observations

Crypto regulation in the Western world: towards more global uniformity?

20 Jan 2020

In my last Blog I suggested that regulation of the crypto markets would be one of the main issues for 2020 and beyond. There seem to be urgent need for more clarity on many cryptocurrency issues. The EU Fifth ALM Directive came into effect early January, while ESMA announced its plans to develop a legal framework for cryptocurrencies in 2020. In t...

Blockchain Observations

What may we expect for blockchain and the crypto markets in 2020?

30 Dec 2019

2019 has almost come to an end and we can safely say that this was a remarkable year for blockchain technology. A lot of things, some unexpected, happened. But now it is time to bring our attention to the New Year 2020. Just like last year, and the year before, we try to predict what awaits the blockchain industry. So, let’s look at what does 2020...

Blockchain Observations

Blockchain: the Ten Commandments for CIOs

17 Oct 2019

In my last blog about Gartner and Blockchain I mentioned the importance of the role of CIOs. They are supposed to play a leading role in determining if this technology could be of use for their business. Great question is: are CIOs already prepared for that role. In this blog I will sum up ten commandments for them that should be prerequisites for...