Ukraine government strikes deal with advisor on upcoming crypto regulation

10:00, 13 April 2020
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Ukraine's Ministry of Digital Transformation, which is supervising the country's transition to a digital financial system and on-line authorities companies, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Malta-based cryptocurrency trade Binance to work collectively on "establishing the potential authorized standing of digital property and currencies within the nation." The

A joint working group will be set up on future crypto regulation and the creation of a digital asset market, Sunriseread reports.

"The legalization of cryptocurrencies and corresponding adoption of progressive laws on this sphere can turn out to be one of many key drivers in stimulating optimistic progress within the Ukrainian financial system, in addition to entice extra investments to the nation," said Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao.

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The Ministry of Digital Transformation is optimistic in regard to the prospects of the long run legal guidelines.

"Finally, Ukraine is lastly in a scenario the place the manager, legislative authorities and market have come to an understanding of the regulation of the Ukrainian cryptocurrency market," stated Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov.

The laws, he recommended, must be prepared for introduction in Ukraine's parliament 'by the top of this year." Finally, the ministry "intends to create a snug, aggressive surroundings for the crypto business in Ukraine," Fedorov stated.

"We open Ukraine to one of many largest cryptocurrency exchanges on the planet and let Binance legally begin their enterprise right here," Fedorov added.

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