The Bank of Russia considers the admission of cryptocurrencies to circulation and trading premature
Central Bank Tells What To Talk About opportunities launching organized trades, and so more circulation of cryptocurrencies is still premature. The Bank of Russia published the corresponding statement today at his website in response to the increased interest in the topic of financial market and media.
“Cryptocurrencies are issued by an unlimited number of anonymous subjects. Due to the anonymous nature of the issue cryptocurrencies citizens and legal entities may be involved into illegal activities, including legalization (laundering) income, criminally obtained and terrorist financing “, – reports regulator. The Central Bank notes that most transactions with cryptocurrencies are outside of the only Russian right field, but also many other countries of the world.
Bank reminds about the increased risks of investing in cryptocurrencies from-per sharp fluctuations in their course. Speaking of risks, the regulator separately highlighted the ICO. Central Bank informs that not provides none of existing cryptocurrencies, and therefore does not have the ability for protection of rights consumers for financial services in case of their violation.
Let us remind you that in the fall the bill on operations with cryptocurrencies will be submitted to the State Duma for consideration. It is expected that transactions with cryptocurrencies will be be taxed and commit their can a limited circle persons, professionally accredited.
“Gazeta.Ru” leads the words press secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, who answered the question her correspondent on the future of cryptocurrency regulation in Russia: “These topics are subject to interdepartmental discussion, this a new phenomenon in our life, therefore, of course, some kind of settlement has yet to be worked out in this context, but which one is the prerogative of our cabinet of ministers, and I propose to address such questions exactly there “.