Trevor Power hopes the framework will fall closer on the “spectrum” to the EU’s MiCA, as opposed to the current regulatory position in the U.S.
Blockchain Australia, the country’s peak crypto industry body has announced a new CEO who wants to speed up the crypto regulatory process.
Coinbase's vice president of international policy told Cointelegraph the meetings took place in Canberra and Sydney and touched on the government’s token mapping efforts.
Internal documents from the Australian Treasury Department have revealed crypto legislation in the country could be a year away at the very least.
The consultation paper will give an insight into how certain crypto assets should be regulated alongside frameworks for company licensing, asset custody and consumer protections under token mapping.
Australian crypto entrepreneur Fred Schebesta said Australia already has a “fledgling” crypto industry but needs to “align with the other major markets."
Australia intends to do a virtual stocktake of cryptocurrency assets held by its citizens, the new executive power in Canberra announced this week. The move is viewed as an indication…
Australian Treasurer Jim Chalmers said that his government will improve the way Australia’s system manages crypto assets and provide greater protections for consumers.