According to the press release, European Commission vice president Valdis Dombrovskis informed that this meeting will involve central banks’ representatives as well as the bloc's market supervisors. Also, market players will be invited to speak. Their names were not mentioned.
Next week, on Feb. 26 I will chair a high-level roundtable on virtual currencies. The Commission has invited key authorities, including central banks and supervisors, as well as market players to share their insights.
European Commission vice president
Dombrovskis stated that the aim of this discussion is to look at long-term trends linked to cryptocurrencies, and examine if current regulation is fit for purpose.
It is very notable that the meeting will take place soon, given that some European leaders including France and Germany, in particular, have called for more discussions around the topic.