CAASA is mandated by its members to:
Promote Accountability & Self Governance–
Through its core values and code of conduct,
provide a common set of guidelines and professional standards to promote the integrity,
fairness, and efficiency of the local crypto asset market.
Advocate on behalf of its members, on legislation, regulation, and socio-economic
issues that affect the industry.
Engage Industry Participants –
Create a platform whereby members may collaborate
directly with one another and engage the regulatory authorities or media with a ‘collective
Educate & Inform –
Support the crypto asset sector through advocacy of specific policy
positions in promotion of the vision, and share information through the collective knowledge of
members as well as educating investors and the public about crypto assets.
Deter ‘bad actors’ –
To play a pivotal role while supporting enforcement agencies and
regulatory authorities in identifying and deterring bad actors and criminal elements from
operating within, or benefiting from the local crypto asset market.
CAASA Core Values
Core values are what supports CAASA’s vision and mission, shaping its culture and reflecting the beliefs and
behavioural traits that CAASA members project. The essential core values are:
We understand the value of trusted relationships at all levels of society and the economy
and strive to earn and keep the trust of all those with whom we interact.
We are honest in everything we do and take great care to maintain our integrity within our
organization and in our dealings with others.
We believe in the strength of enthusiastic cooperation and work to foster collaboration
while guarding against collusion, within our sector and the wider community.
We conduct our business and treat our customers, partners, suppliers, employees and
We respect each other as individuals of equal value and we respect the right for members
to share their views, even if we disagree with them.
Members support CAASA’s self-regulatory Code of Conduct, including taking the
appropriate measures to know their customers, maintain operational standards, and
prevent financial crime.