Category: Cryptocurrency regulation

Indian Regulator: Crypto’s Decentralized Nature Makes Regulation Challenging

India’s market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), says the decentralized nature of crypto assets makes consumer protection and regulatory enforcement challenging. SEBI on Crypto Regulation The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) reportedly told the Parliamentary......

Crypto Businesses Ask 27 EU Finance Ministers to Loosen Disclosure Requirements

Forty-six European crypto businesses and organizations have asked finance ministers in 27 European countries to loosen some regulatory requirements for the crypto industry. For example, they asked for decentralized finance (defi) projects to be excluded from the requirements to register as......

India’s Digital Currency to Take ‘Very Calibrated, Graduated’ Approach, Says RBI Deputy Governor

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor T. Rabi Sankar has outlined the implications of India issuing a central bank digital currency, the digital rupee. ”I think central banks would go about it in a very calibrated, graduated manner, assessing impact......

Treasury Secretary Yellen Says Crypto Regulation Should Support Responsible Innovation, Manage Risks

Treasury Secretary Yellen says the regulatory frameworks for crypto assets in the U.S. should “support responsible innovation while managing risks.” She emphasized, “Regulation should be based on risks and activities, not specific technologies.” Treasury Secretary Yellen on Crypto Regulation U.S. Treasury......

Vietnamese Government and Central Bank Developing Legal Framework for Crypto

Vietnam is creating a legal framework for cryptocurrency. The country’s deputy prime minister has instructed the Ministries of Finance, Justice, and Information & Communications to work with the central bank, the State Bank of Vietnam, on the framework. Vietnam Creating Legal......

US Senators Working on Broad-Based Crypto Regulation

Two U.S. senators are working on a bipartisan, broad-based regulatory framework for cryptocurrency. “The work we’re doing is going to be a very complex and intensive review of the different aspects of this industry,” said one of the senators. US Senators......

US Senator Booker: Cryptocurrency Can Bring Growth to American Economy if Properly Regulated

U.S. Senator Cory Booker sees cryptocurrency as “an exciting innovation with the potential to bring growth to the American economy if properly nurtured and regulated.” The senator from New Jersey is encouraged by President Joe Biden’s executive order on crypto regulation.......

US Lawmakers Working on Policy to Open Crypto Markets to Institutional Investors, Says Kevin O’Leary

Kevin O’Leary, aka Mr. Wonderful, has revealed that a group of U.S. lawmakers is working on a policy to open crypto markets to institutional investors. “The good news is they are all over it and agree there is tremendous opportunity once......

Switzerland’s Largest Bank UBS Expects US Crypto Legislation to Take Time

Switzerland’s largest bank, UBS, expects the United States Congress to take a long time to pass cryptocurrency legislation despite mounting interest in crypto investments and regulators calling for Congress to weigh in on crypto legislation. Congress Could Take a Long Time......