Blockchain Finance: Questions Regulators Ask
International Finance Review (2019)
8 Pages Posted: 23 Sep 2018 Last revised: 7 May 2019
Date Written: 2019
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, Financial Regulation, Blockchain
JEL Classification: E44, F65, G18, G21, G28
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