In line with a recent official news report by ‘TASS’, Russia’s parliament, the State of Duma, will adopt the nation’s major cryptocurrency bill “On Digital Financial Assets” [DFA] within the next 2 weeks, as per a senior finance official.
Russia’s formal deputy financial minister named ‘Alexei Moiseev’, added that the State of Duma is presently considering the DFA, & is expected to adopt the new bill within the 2nd reading in the upcoming next 2 weeks.
Moiseev added that the authority has approved separate legislation for ICOs [Initial Coin Offerings], that will be a section of Russia’s law on crowdfunding.
Russia will therefore have 2 bills associated with cryptocurrencies, the DFA as well as the law on crowdfunding, Moiseev declared, adding that the DFA is expected to be approved within the version that has been ready for the 2nd reading presentation.
If adopted obviously as expected by the officials, Russia’s cryptocurrency regulation’s will be available in accordance with the order of the country’s president, ‘Vladimir Putin’, who ‘needed‘ the state to enforce ‘regulation‘ for the cryptocurrency businesses by 1st July, this year.
Moreover, TASS ‘reported‘ that Russia was postponing the adoption of cryptocurrency legislation because of the certain terminology necessities from the FATF [Financial Action Task Force] on laundering, as the bill lacked key terms like “cryptocurrency assets.”