Fintech, Uruguayan assembly has declared the creation of a special committee for the advancement of the crypto regulation system, BNamericas announced Tuesday, June 19.
The panel will purportedly elevate advancement with a specific end goal to help reinforce and build up the nation’s financial framework. This will incorporate battling against money laundering, terrorism or drug trafficking, and also make the business more straightforward.
While Uruguay has not yet created particular regulations and standards for digital currencies, the fintech chamber is welcoming associations, experts, business people and government authorities to team up on those.
The Uruguayan council of fintech’s previous president and founder Sebastián Olivera disclosed to BNamericas that regulatory proposition will go through established institutional channels. He allegedly said that the chamber expects to pull in ventures and development in the local business and keep promoting Uruguay as a local innovation center point. Olivera included:
“We realize that no activity can be developed outside of the regulatory sphere, and that’s particularly true when we’re talking about the financial system. For that reason, we’re focusing on collaborating with the regulator and all other stakeholders involved. Within the fintech community, we dream of Uruguay being the ‘crypto-valley’ of LatAm.”
A month ago, Mario Marcel, the leader of Chile’s Central Bank, said they are thinking about directing digital money in the nation keeping in mind the end goal to monitor dangers. He asserted that “incorporating regulation will allow having a registry of participants in these activities and thus have information to monitor the associated risks.”
The authorities of Kazakhstan appeared to be available to crypto and blockchain advancement, intending to endorse rules for crypto controls this summer. The Astana International Financial Center’s senator Kairat Kaliyev said that the center is working with worldwide organizations to create fitting regulations, and is additionally giving financial support to help assist fintech development in the nation.