Distributed Ledger Technology and Digital Assets - Policy and Regulatory Challenges in Asia
65 Pages Posted: 8 Jul 2019 Last revised: 16 Sep 2019
Date Written: June 31, 2019
This report offers an analytical framework that allows for more systemic assessments of distributed ledger technology (DLT) and its applications. It examines the evolution and typology of the emergent technology, its existing and projected applications, and regulatory and policy issues that they entail. This report highlights the trends, concerns, and potential opportunities of DLTs, especially for Asian markets. It also identifies the benefits and risks to using DLT and offers a functional and proportional approach to these issues.
Keywords: Finance sector development, Financial sector, Financial technology, Information and communications technology
JEL Classification: D23, G38, K22, L22, M15, O16
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