Mission Statement

The Crypto Asset Lab is a research initiative on crypto assets as investment opportunity, fintech innovation, and regulatory challenge, with special regard for their disruptive role in the future of money and finance. We also pay attention to the innovations in cryptography and blockchain technology, given their relevance for privacy, security, and other applications (e.g. timestamping, see OpenTimestamps).

We are a meeting point between academia, industry, institutions, and regulators; we encourage students, researchers, and practitioners to join us and help with research, development, training, teaching, and other experimental activities.


University of Milano-Bicocca has been offering a “Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology” course since 2015/2016; the lab is a joint initiative between our academic and scientific community and the Digital Gold Institute.


Crypto Asset Lab - Università Milano-Bicocca
Di.SEA.DE, Building U7, Room 3010c
Via Bicocca degli Arcimboldi 8
20126 Milano


Sep 30, 2019 | Staff

Crypto-AML landscape: between regulatory aspect and future scenarios

The foresight of Crypto Asset Lab

On September 18th 2019 Claudio Clemente, UIF Director, Italian Financial Intelligence Unit, in one of the parliamentary hearings related to the draft decree which transposing the V Anti-Money Laundering Directive (5AMLD), confirmed the extreme urgency to extend the anti-money laundering safeguards to Virtual Asset Service Provider (VASP) financial activities carried out from abroad in the Italian territory.

Sep 6, 2019 | Staff

Risposta del Crypto Asset Lab alla consultazione del Global Digital Finance

Parte VIII del codice di condotta: Know Your Customer e Anti Money Laundering

Il Crypto Asset Lab con il supporto di Giacomo Luca Aleo, Vito Barbera e Alessio Castronuovo ha fornito un contributo alla consultazione lanciata in luglio dal Global Digital Finance (UK).

Jul 5, 2019 | Staff

Criptovalute, cosa cambia con Libra

Instant Seminar organizzato con l'Istituto Bruno Leoni

11 luglio 2019, 18:00-20.00
Istituto Bruno Leoni
Piazza Castello 23, 20121 Milano

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