Bank of Cuba Releases New Framework Regulating Cryptocurrency and Virtual Asset Service Providers
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Bank of Cuba Releases New Framework Regulating Cryptocurrency and Virtual Asset Service Providers

THELOGICALINDIAN - The Bank of Cuba amenable for acclimation the cyberbanking and budgetary action of the country has issued a new framework that regulates the interactions amid individuals and basic asset account providers in the country The new law introduces the concepts of cryptocurrency and account providers and establishes acrid controls on the use of these by citizens and institutions

Bank of Cuba Regulates Cryptocurrency

The Coffer of Cuba, amenable for acclimation several aspects of the budgetary action of the country, issued a new set of cryptocurrency-related rules to ascendancy the acceptance of crypto by clandestine individuals and authorize licenses for the operation of basic asset account providers. The coffer will be the alone article able to affair cryptocurrency acceptance permits and licenses to cryptocurrency exchanges.

According to the fourth commodity of the law, all cryptocurrency operations will accept to be accustomed and accountant by the Bank of Cuba. Not alike accompaniment actors will be able to use crypto for payments and affairs after actuality accustomed by the institution. Also, acceptable accounts structures like banks will accept to architecture measures to anticipate their platforms from actuality acclimated for cryptocurrency-related transactions.

Framework Hints at Penalties

While the framework doesn’t absolutely acknowledgment the penalties that crooked users would accept to face, its eighth commodity states:

The action abaft Cuba’s new authoritative framework seems to be acquired from the abstract amid basic assets and the acceptable accounts system. This, according to the resolution, makes cryptocurrencies abnormally advantageous to “finance bent activities, accustomed the boundless anonymity of registered users in said networks and of the affairs that are acquired from its use.”

This bearings could arouse a abrogating ambiance about cryptocurrencies in the country that, according to reports, has a abundant userbase that leverages crypto to accept remittances from added countries due to the nationwide dollar embargo. However, acclaimed Cuban cryptocurrency backer Erich Garcia Cruz thinks differently. He declared on Twitter he will aloof accept by the laws of the country. He stressed:

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