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Analyzing Blockchain Regulations Versus Dubai's Approach

Navigating the intricate world of cryptocurrency regulations, it becomes imperative to comprehend and compare the frameworks of different jurisdictions like the EU and Dubai. This understanding aids in unearthing the unique benefits and challenges each region presents, thereby aligning them with your business strategies.

In the EU, nations like Estonia and Lithuania shine with their progressive approach towards crypto regulations. Estonia, boasting a 0% corporate tax, becomes a magnet for emerging crypto businesses, while Lithuania, with its simplified licensing procedure and gateway to the broader European market, presents its own set of advantages.

Conversely, Dubai offers a distinct set of benefits. Renowned for its strategic positioning and pro-business environment, Dubai extends crypto licenses via its free zone authority and imposes no tax on crypto investments or trading, thus becoming a favorable hub for worldwide crypto operations.

By juxtaposing EU's crypto regulation with Dubai's, businesses can select the most conducive environment for their ventures. Grasping these diverse landscapes enables businesses to efficiently steer through the regulatory mazes, streamline their operations, and enhance their returns on crypto investments.

Total Price
License type and government fee
10,000€ 1. Cryptocurrency exchange license 2. Crypto wallet and custodian services license
1. 9,700€ - Advisory Services & VA Transfer and Settlement Services
1. Cryptocurrency exchange license 2. Crypto wallet and custodian services license
2. 24,250€ - Broker-Dealer, Custody, Exchange, Lending and Borrowing & VA Management and Investment Services
No additional fee
Required share capital
250,000€ - Cryptocurrency exchange license 100,000€ - Crypto wallet and custodian services license.
24,250€ (Advisory Services) - 194,000€ (Exchange Services)
Share capital payment
25% to start (31,250€), 75% within a year.
Renewal fee
50% of Government fee
Supervision fee
20,000€ - 50,000€
Both monthly and yearly audits are necessary
VARA may mandate its need
Not required
Must have
Must have
AML (Anti-Money Laundry Officer)
Can be any nationality
AML monthly salary
Starting price point: €1,200
Starting price point: €5,000
Starting price point: €1,200
Local director
Open to all nationalities, but living in Estonia is required.
Any nationality
Any nationality

Navigating the global landscape of cryptocurrency can be challenging, especially when pondering "Cryptocurrency Legal in Which Country?" For those interested in understanding this intricate regulatory tapestry, this resource offers comprehensive insights. Dive in to unravel the complexities.


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As a co-founder at Consulting24, Lena has crafted an unparalleled niche in the domain of EU blockchain regulation consulting. With finesse and expertise, she guides innovators through the intricate maze of setting up exchanges and initiating token launches in blockchain-friendly regions like Estonia, Lithuania, and Dubai. Her critical contribution in demystifying the convoluted process of launching a cryptocurrency exchange underscores Consulting24's vital impact on the global acceleration of cryptocurrency within EU regulatory standards.

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