Bitcoin Forum
November 25, 2017, 11:34:25 AM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.15.1  [Torrent].
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: [2017-02-08] ESMA Won’t Ban Blockchain and Considers Regulation Premature  (Read 96 times)
TwoTimes
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 139


View Profile
February 08, 2017, 05:30:55 PM
 #1

Just recently Bitcoin.com reported on the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Senior Risk Analysis Officer, Patrick Armstrong’s opinion to ban blockchain platforms. However, on February 7 the ESMA has released a report stating that regulating the technology at this early stage is “premature.”

The European market regulatory agency the ESMA has revealed it believes regulating blockchain technology at this time would be premature. The ESMA has been researching distributed ledger technology (DLT) for quite some time in order to craft regulatory framework. Then in November, ESMA executive Patrick Armstrong told attendees at a blockchain conference the technology could be banned. However, the report issued by the ESMA on February 7 is quite different than Armstrong’s approach.

Read More Here:  https://news.bitcoin.com/esma-ban-blockchain-considers-regulation-premature/
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!