Russia is reportedly hoping to make long-mentioned new digital currency regulation by this summer time. However, a report from Russia’s Parliament Newspaper, the official publication of the Russian’s legislative body, states that Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has ordered the deadline for a date of July 1.
Presently, two draft legal guidelines on digital currencies have been proposed from the Ministry of Finance and the central bank of Russia, as stated in the report. Even as the most of the two drafts have reached a consensus concerning crowd investment via digital currencies, they nevertheless reportedly take contradictory stances on the status of digital currency exchange operations.
However, Russia’s Ministry of Finance made a draft of its regulation remaining month, which seeks to place thresholds on initial coin offerings in order to permit fund-elevating activities to maintain in regulated surroundings. All in all, the report shows that the central bank does not desire to offer Russian traders legal exposure to digital currency buying and selling.
Anatoly Aksakov, chair of the State Duma Committee for the Financial Market said:
“The central bank is against the legalization of this kind of digital currency since in this case, residents can begin actively making an investment in digital currencies, not considering possible dangers.”
Anatoly Aksakov additionally mentioned that each bills would be submitted to his chamber this month for consideration.