In February the state Duma Committee on financial market, will discuss legislative initiatives in the cryptocurrency sphere. The head of Committee Anatoly Aksakov said at the meeting on the legal status of cryptocurrencies and their legislative regulation
«Now we collect all the positions and 1 February – the deadline when we will proceed to practical discussion of legislative initiatives prepared and the expert community and the Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank», – he said.
Aksakov stressed that the first option the Committee has already received, and expressed the hope that there will be other.
«There are two areas of work. On the one hand, it is necessary to understand the nature of this phenomenon. Here a very important discussion of experts of the academic world, experts and practitioners. The second task is very practical: the President outlined the time – by July 1 of next year, we need to prepare and enact legislation,» – said Aksakov.