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Virtual Asset Service Provider

The terms “Virtual asset” and “Virtual asset service provider” originate from the Financial Action Task Force (the “FATF”) “Recommendation 15 – New Technologies” (the “FATF Recommendation 15”) annexed to the FATF Guidance on Virtual assets and VASP (the “FATF Guidance”). These documents were published for the first time back in 2015 and were subsequently modified in 2019 and 2021.

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Luxembourg VASP Registration process

Why Luxembourg ?

The minimal requirement is that VASPs must request a license or registration in the jurisdiction(s) where they are created.

Who should Register?

A member State does not need to require a separate licensing or registration from natural or legal persons that are already licensed or registered as financial institutions...

How to register?

Generally, the VASP registration process starts with a meeting at the CSSF premises...

Required information

Depending on whether the applicant is a natural or a legal person, it must provide the following information with its registration request...

After registration

Once registered, the VASP will be subject to a certain number of obligations and comply with AML/CFT professional obligations

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Digital currency

"Digital currency" designates any currency, money or money-like asset under a digital/electronic form. It encompasses Virtual currencies as well as electronic money. Whereas Virtual currencies do not represent fiat currencies (that is, an official national currency), electronic money does so.

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