In the midst of the developing worries about the investors’ security, instability in bitcoin costs and nations attempting to regulate digital currencies everywhere throughout the globe, Ajay Tyagi, the chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), said the regulators on digital currencies ought to be out soon. Besides, he specified that the part different regulators will play is getting finalized.
On Saturday, the Chairman was cited as saying to the reporters:
“The day Budget was presented, on the next day itself, we have requested DEA (Department of Economic Affairs) to call a meeting of that very quickly…We want first a policy to be framed…We have actually decided that which regulator will do what and we want that the committee should come out with the regulations very quickly and we will fully contribute to this.”
Toward the start of this current month, Arun Jaitley reported that digital currencies are not a lawful tender and further discussed about the committee that is being set up to look at cryptocurrencies. He likewise elucidated that any choice on the similar will be taken just once the committee announcements its report.
Ajay Tyagi is likewise part of this committee that was shaped by the government to look at the virtual currencies including bitcoin, thoroughly. This examination would include the advantages and disadvantages of digital currencies alongside launching nation’s own digital currency. He said that a policy on the same should turn out first and only then the role of Sebi, whatever it might be, can be laid out.
The major concern at the present time for a large portion of the regulators around the globe is the expanding number of hacks happening in the current time. Virtual currencies are stored in the digital format that makes them defenseless against malware attack, hacking and loss of password. Any of these occasions could likewise bring about permanent loss of money.
Tyagi also commented with “As of now, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that cryptocurrencies are not a legal tender.”