The head of the State Duma Committee on the financial market, Anatoly Aksakov, said that the authorities are discussing the need for mandatory verification of users, in fact equating legal crypto exchanges with banksIn Yekaterinburg, the company at the Cybersecurity in Finance forum, the parliamentarian said that it would be necessary to identify all users on cryptocurrency exchanges. We are talking about providing all the passport data, as commercial banks do it all the time. Now the deputies are discussing the finalization of the bill on mining in order to make it responsible for illegal transfers of digital assets..
At the Yekaterinburg forum “Cybersecurity in Finance”, the parliamentarian said that it would be necessary to identify users on cryptocurrency exchanges. We are talking about providing passport data, as commercial banks do.. Deputies are now discussing the finalization of the bill on mining in order to make it responsible for illegal transfers in digital assets.
“If we legalize crypto-exchanges, then obviously they should use, among other things, the identification mechanism, working through it. The identification system should be similar to that in banks. We are approaching serious decisions, and the topic of responsibility for working outside the law should be spelled out. In order for the infrastructure to start working and the mechanisms to work, at the same time there was the responsibility of those who do not comply with the law while working on the crypto market, ”the chairman of the Duma committee emphasized.
Earlier, at the Ural forum, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Sber Stanislav Kuznetsov spoke, who said that the main state bank had revealed record volumes of illegal cryptocurrency transfers that go through exchangers in Moscow City.