The South Korean government has called for financial regulators and central bankers of 23 other countries as well as 12 organisaties, met inbegrip van het Internationaal Monetair Fonds en de Europese Unie, samen te werken aan het terugdringen van cryptogeld trading.
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Other Regulators Urged to Take Action
The vice chairman of the South Korean Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), Kim Yong-bum, represented his country on Monday at the meeting of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Steering Committee in Basel, Zwitserland.
The FSB is an international body that monitors and makes recommendations about the global financial system. Its members are financial regulators and central bankers from 24 landen, waaronder Zuid-Korea, net zoals 12 international organizations. Among countries represented are China, Japan, Indië, Rusland, Zuid-Afrika, Zwitserland, het VK. en de U.S. The organizations represented include the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Bank of International Settlements (TO), the World Bank, de Europese Centrale Bank (ECB), and the European Commission.
Op de vergadering, discussions were held “on the evaluation of regulatory reforms including virtual currency, mitigation measures against cybercrime, and cybersecurity,” Aju News reported. Speaking about cross-border cyber transactions being used for illegal acts and money laundering, Kim called for the “international coordination to curb virtual currency trading,”De publicatie gedetailleerde. Citing that it is time to start a full-scale international debate, he asserted:
As the international financial risks related to virtual currency increase, the financial authorities need to pay close attention to this…In particular, virtuele valuta, which is outside the traditional regulatory domain of financial authorities, is affecting consumers.
A Call for Collaboration
After explaining how his government has taken steps to “stop providing new virtual account services for virtual currency exchanges and strengthen measures to verify [account holders] real names,” Kim told other financial regulators:
Virtual currency is too risky to ignore…We will improve transparency, prevent the spread of speculative transactions, and prevent money laundering.
He then urged the FSB to take action, stating that “It is necessary [for the FSB] to speedily study the potential risks of virtual currency in financial stability,” the news outlet quoted him saying. specifiek, he suggested, “we must support virtual currency countermeasures by integrating and sharing relevant information such as the contents and effects of the virtual currency regulation of each country.”
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Bron: Bitcoin Nieuws