The New York State Regulator proposes Framework for New Coin listings

The New York State Regulator proposes Framework for New Coin listings
  • Changes in crypto regulations have proposed for the first time in five years.
  • Their regulations on virtual currency reviewed.
  • The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) is calling for input from the public on the proposal.

The New York State Department of Financial Services has proposed a framework for licensed companies seeking to list new coins. Changes in crypto regulations have offered for the first time in five years.

The DFS said that they are reviewing their regulations on virtual currency and how they implemented.

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The NY State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) is looking for input from the general public on the proposal, which the regulator said stems from a study of its current framework for virtual currency.

New York launched the BitLicense and initial structure in 2015 when virtual currencies would remain skeptical of other regulators. These currencies are now part of a broader, rapidly growing industry that blends finance and technology and is keen to attract leading financial centers.

Next, the DFS plans to create a website listing all the coins that it has pre-approved for all licensees to recorded without prior approval.

As detailed by the regulator,
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Adding Coins currently contemplated for the list include bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ether, classic ether, litecoin, ripple, standard Paxos, and Gemini dollar.

Second, the regulator proposes a framework that allows the policy of listing to be tailored to the specific business model and risk profile of a licensee to create a firm-specific strategy of listing.

The DFS clarified: the company may, upon approval, on an ongoing basis, self-certify the listing of new coins following the approved policy of the company, with prior notice to the department and without prior approval.

The DFS reiterated that licensees World Health Organization don’t have coin listing policies approved by DFS are needed to hunt their previous approval to supply coins that aren’t on their approved list.

Besides, all licensees expected to keep DFS aware of all coins to be used or sold in conjunction with their Virtual Currency Business Activities during their next quarterly filing.

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Prerna Sengupta
Prerna Sengupta is a writer for Thecoinrepublic. She is a law student at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. She is interested in Tech Law and is especially keen on cryptocurrency, blockchain, and Bitcoin. She hopes to pursue this field in the future as a lawyer.

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