Resources

Global Digital Finance, together with its community of industry expert members, is driving the acceleration and adoption of digital finance to support the next era of digital commerce.

Reports

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ESG report

Digital Assets: Laying ESG Foundations is a response to the great debate around crypto’s role in the race to net zero, impact investing, and sustai ...
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GDF Tax Treatment of Cryptoassets July 2020

This paper references a common definitional vocabulary that is preferred by globalstandard-setting bodies and articulated in the GDF Taxonomy for Cryptographic ...
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Translation of European Parliament Draft Repo ...

Read GDF’s translation of Stefan Berger’s proposed amendments to the Markets in Crypto-Asset Regulation

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New German institutional crypto investment ru ...

New German rules on institutional investment in crypto assets will ‘open the gates’ for mass adoption of the asset class, Global Digital Finance (GDF), the ...
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Namibia: Regulatory Changes in Germany May Op ...

Global Digital Finance (GDF), an industry body with more than 100 global financial organisations as members, expects other regulators to follow the German exam ...
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Lead Republican behind infrastructure bill ne ...

The senator's stance is surprising, given that he previously called the section on brokers in the proposed bill a “common-sense provision.” ...
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REGULATORY RESPONSES

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Wyden-Lummis-Toomey Amendment to H.R. 36 ...

As currently drafted, the recently announced Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill would jeopardize thecryptocurrency and blockchain industry’s future in the United ...
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Wisdom Tree Letter

GDF considers that with appropriate industry best practices and regulation that U.S. investors should be able to invest in crypto assets, including Bitcoin, th ...
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GDF Response Letter

Regarding the “Eliminate Barriers to Digital Innovation Act of 2021 – HR 1602

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WHITEPAPERS & TAXONOMIES

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GDF INDUSTRY ROUNDTABLE WITH BIS AND IMF

On 9 November 2021, Global Digital Finance (GDF) chaired a roundtable discussion on the topic of central bank digital currency (CBDC) and policy considerations ...
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Roundtable Report: DeFi

GDF members convened in October 2020 to discuss what holds DeFi back, the regulatory challenges, and convergence of CeFi and DeFi. Read the report here.
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Crypto Asset Safekeeping & Custody ...

This document provides an overview of different custody solutions and customer considerations for custodians, focusing on education and best practice from the u ...
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