Regulatory Frameworks

The regulatory framework for KYC/AML compliance in web3 is still developing. Some countries have started to implement regulations specific to web3 technologies, while others have issued guidance or are in the process of developing regulations. Here a deeper dive into some selected regulatory frameworks:


The European Commission has passed regulations (MiCA, TRF and AMLD7) requiring all Virtual Asset Service Providers (VASPs) to undergo customer due diligence and comply with Financial Action Task Force (FATF) requirements.


In the United States, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have issued guidance and proposed bills related to digital assets and web3 technologies.

Other countries and districts, such as Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Japan, have or are about to implement regulations specific to web3.

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