August 9, 2020

Discussion on cryptocurrency regulation in Russia postponed

Discussion on cryptocurrency regulation in Russia postponed

Anatoly Aksakov, head of the State Duma Committee on Financial Markets, told reporters that the Ministry of Finance postponed a meeting on the regulation of relations in the field of cryptocurrencies and blockchain.

The meeting was adjourned indefinitely,stressed the parliamentarian, who himself had previously announced this event with First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov. The meeting at the ministry was supposed to take place last Wednesday, September 18.

Note that the head of the Russian cabinetDmitry Medvedev ordered before November 1 to adopt a law on the regulation of relations in the cryptocurrency industry. The prime minister urged his team not to hesitate and step up work in this direction.

Aksakov said:

“Yesterday there was no meeting with Siluanov. The decision will probably be made at a different level. They postponed the meeting until a deadline was set. ”

At the same time, the State Duma deputy stressed thatthe decision to postpone has nothing to do with uncertainty in the regulation of the industry. Just a busy schedule of the government demanded the postponement of this event.

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