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Statement of Principles & Code of Practice

This Code of Practice (the Code) is made pursuant to section 6 of the Digital Asset Business Act 2018 (the Act). Section 6 requires the Bermuda Monetary Authority (the Authority) to publish in such manner as it thinks fit a Code that provides guidance on the duties, requirements, procedures, standards and sound principles to be observed by persons carrying on Digital Asset Business (DAB). Failure to comply with provisions set out in the Code will be a factor taken into account by the Authority in determining whether a licensed DAB is meeting its obligation to conduct its business in a sound and prudent manner.

The Code should be read in conjunction with the DAB Statement of Principles issued under section 5 of the Act.

  • Digital Asset Business Code of Practice - 05/17/2021
  • Digital Asset Business Statement of Principles - 04/01/2021
  • Head Office Guidance - 04/01/2021
  • Information Bulletin Digital Asset Business Application Process - 04/01/2021
  • Product Due Diligence Guidance Note - 04/01/2021
  • Digital Asset Issuance Statement of Principles - 07/23/2020
  • Digital Asset Custody Code of Practice 2019 - 05/20/2019
  • DAB Statement of Principles - 09/25/2018
  • Annex VIII- AML-ATF Sector Specific Guidance Notes for Digital Assets - 09/20/2018
  • Digital Asset Business Code of Practice 2018 - 09/18/2018
  • ALC Information Bulletin - DAB Application Process - 09/12/2018
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