Regulate Crypto Trading Like Other Securities, IOSCO Says

Law360, London (May 28, 2019, 6:38 PM BST) -- The leading international policy forum for securities regulations set out guidance Tuesday that it said will allow regulators to supervise issues with transparency, clearing and consumer safety during trades of crypto assets in a similar way to how they monitor other securities.

The board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions, or IOSCO, set out guidance for its members to navigate the "novel and unique" issues that come with overseeing trading platforms that allow investors to buy and sell crypto assets, including cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.

Crypto asset trading platforms, or CTPs, like traditional trading venues, bring together parties to complete...

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