The main goal of the event was the discussion of the practice of cryptocurrencies international regulation as one of the most pressing issues actively discussed recently, including at the state level in Russia.
The meeting participants, among them the most active members of the cryptocommunity, talked about the legal status of the use of blockchain technology and the transactions with cryptocurrencies based thereon in Russia and in the world. In the course of the event several promising projects were presented, one of which was an intelligent support system for medical decisions making ”Third opinion“, initiated by the Fund of Internet development Institute.
As the Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation German Klimenko noted in his speech, ”today, the state faces the question of how to create the conditions under which cryptocurrency will move away from risks associated with the turnover of grey money. If a scheme is invented, under which the technology itself will remain, but the banking system will be pure, this issue will be resolved. Now we are dealing with the fact that neither the state nor the banks are willing to bring into the black money“.
At the meeting it was stated that cryptocurrencies and the system they work for has certainly captured the interest of people around the world. For coordination and joint consideration of initiatives in this area Russian Association of cryptocurrency and blockchain (RABIK) was recently established. The participants include players of blockchain technologies market, experts, investors and cryptocurrencies holders. One of the aims of the RABIK has become the development of proposals that will form the basis for a future draft law considered by the State Duma. The document will have to define at the legislative level the concept of a cryptocurrency itself and related operations, as well as elaborate the regulations of these processes.