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Who we are

The Global DCA is a global self-regulatory association for the digital asset & cryptocurrency industry. Our organization 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.

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What we do

To fulfill our mission, the 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.

  • STANDARDS – Develop principles-based standards that guides industry stewardship and best practice.
  • EDUCATION – Provide education, training, certification and other resources to build human and technical capacity
  • ADVOCACY – Advocate for a regulatory environment that facilitates innovation and protects consumers, stakeholders and the broader public interest world-wide

How We Do It

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.

Latest Events

JOIN US – Jan. 21, 2022 @ 10 AM ET USA – “Tax Considerations for Digital Assets – PART II” – Global DCA Accounting & Tax Working Group Hosted by KPMG

The upcoming session will be presented by Global DCA member firm KPMG and we will be discussing – Tax Considerations for Digital Assets - Part II. This is the second session in a two part series the first of which was featured on January 7th. The second session will follow the below agenda: Welcome Purpose and Intent of Session Case Study Format and Discussion Deep Dive into Key Tax Considerations Interested in participating? Write Chairwoman Renata Szkoda at for more information and the link to participate!

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