The State Duma may postpone the adoption of the law on digital financial …

The State Duma may postpone the adoption of the law on digital financial assets until autumn

Adoption of the law on digital financial assets in the State Duma can happen in the fall, and not until the end of July, as expected earlier. About this writes TASS with reference to the statement of the head of the State Duma committee on financial the market Anatoly Aksakov.

“Rather Total, [postponed] to autumn. Maybe the law on crowdfunding will go, it is now closer to harmonization. And with DFA [digital financial assets] it is not clear yet. The crowdfunding bill does not address only digital assets, and now is he practically agreed “, – stated Aksakov.

As before, the main problem the law about digital financial assets is an status question cryptocurrencies in Russia. If deputies will fail come to a single solution now, they may need additional time, already in the autumn session.

“Law on CFA must decide whether we will prohibit cryptocurrencies as a tool exchange in Russian legislation. Then There is not will be exchange points, exchanges, which will be work with cryptocurrencies. And we have not yet come to an agreed position here, ”added Aksakov.

The State Duma may postpone the adoption of the law on digital financial ...

By him words, initially it is necessary to determine at the legislative level what a cryptocurrency is, after what decide question about permission or ban organization corresponding infrastructure in RF.

He also stressed that in the event of a ban, the Russians by-will still be able to buy cryptocurrency on foreign exchanges.

Earlier, Aksakov reported that the State Duma is considering possibility establishing administrative responsibility for mining cryptocurrencies in public blockchains and other actions with them, “unconditioned by Russian law”.