Blockchain Finance: Questions Regulators Ask
9 Pages Posted: 23 Sep 2018
Date Written: September 4, 2018
This article provides a discussion on some issues in blockchain finance that regulators are concerned about – an area which bitcoin promoters have remained silent about. Blockchain technology in finance has several benefits for financial intermediation in the financial system; notwithstanding, several issues persist which if addressed can make the adoption of blockchain technology in finance easier and accepted by regulators. The blockchain issues discussed in this article are relevant for recent debates in blockchain finance.
Keywords: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Finance, Fintech, Financial Stability, Financial Intermediation, Financial Institutions, Banking Regulation
JEL Classification: E44, F65, G18, G21, G28
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