Global DCA is a global self-regulatory association for the digital asset & cryptocurrency industry. It was established to guide the evolution of digital assets, cryptocurrencies, and the underlying blockchain technology within a regulatory framework designed to build public trust, foster market integrity and maximize economic opportunity for all participants.
Our broad-based membership includes spot and derivative exchanges, proprietary trading firms, traders, investors, asset managers, brokerage firms, FCMs, custodians, decentralized technology organizations, banks, legal firms, audit firms, insurance professionals, academics, consultants, & media.
To fulfill its mission, Global DCA devises standards and consensus-based solutions that address the major challenges facing the digital asset and cryptocurrency industry. We collaborate with stakeholders around the world, industry leaders and policymakers to support the growth of the global digital economy.
Advocate for a regulatory environment that facilitates innovation and protects consumers, stakeholders and the broader public interest world-wide
Provide education, training, certification and other resources to build human and technical capacity
Provide thought leadership and facilitate industry engagement
The Global DCA employs a self-regulatory mechanism that is guided by principles of accountability, integrity and transparency to promote the highest professional and ethical standards for its members by developing a Code of Conduct and best practices and holding members accountable via enforcement mechanisms such as surveillance and a legally binding dispute resolution forum.