With the MiCA regulation, the European Union is getting specific legislation for crypto assets that is harmonized across EU member states.
Thibault Verbiest, an attorney in Paris and Brussels since 1993, is a partner with Metalaw, where he heads the department dedicated to fintech, digital banking and crypto finance. He is the co-author of several books, including the first book on blockchain in French. He acts as an expert with the World Bank. Thibault is also an entrepreneur, as he co-founded Payfoot.com. In 2020, he became chairman of the IOUR Foundation, a public utility foundation aimed at promoting the adoption of a new internet, merging TCP/IP and blockchain.