Blockchain Research Institute Report Calls for Crypto Regulation Clarity

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“Regulators would be wise to avoid the chainsaw when microsurgery could do” when it comes to blockchain technology, says author Don Tapscott.

Tapscott, the co-founder and executive director of the Blockchain Research Institute (BRI) – a multi-million dollar global blockchain think tank – published a report Wednesday calling for increased regulatory clarity on blockchain and cryptocurrencies. The report also recounts the takeaways from a roundtable discussion held in May on cryptocurrency regulation.

The report identifies the four “core issues” of regulatory oversight as being a lack of regulatory clarity, obsolete statutes, a lack of dialogue between both regulators and other stakeholders, as well as, financial service providers and blockchain entrepreneurs.

The report does caution a clear “Canadian slant,” given that the


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