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India’s presidency note reveals game-changing crypto recommendations

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  • The document outlines India’s recommendations and seeks to influence the framing of international crypto rules in the upcoming synthesis paper jointly produced by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Financial Stability Board (FSB).
  • The note’s key action points include urging the inclusion of the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) recommendations and those of other standard-setting bodies in the synthesis paper.

India, currently holding the presidency of the Group of Twenty (G20), has taken a proactive step in shaping global cryptocurrency regulations by releasing its presidency note on crypto. This official document outlines India’s recommendations and seeks to influence the framing of international crypto rules in the upcoming synthesis paper jointly produced by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Financial Stability Board (FSB).

The significance of this note lies in its role as the official representation of India’s stance on cryptocurrency regulations. It serves as a platform for voicing India’s suggestions before the next iteration of global crypto rules is formulated. Notably, the synthesis paper is expected to be released at the end of August, less than two weeks before the G20 Leaders’ Summit, making India’s input even more critical.

The note’s key action points include urging the inclusion of the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) recommendations and those of other standard-setting bodies in the synthesis paper. This move highlights India’s commitment to promoting the effective implementation of existing recommendations to ensure a comprehensive and robust global regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies.

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Moreover, India emphasizes the need to consider macro-financial implications and risks specific to Emerging Markets and Developing Economies while framing crypto rules. This stance recognizes the unique challenges faced by these regions and advocates for tailored measures to address their concerns adequately.

To raise awareness about the risks associated with cryptocurrencies, the note suggests conducting outreach to all jurisdictions, with a focus on regions that have witnessed higher adoption of crypto assets. Additionally, India calls for the involvement of non-G20 members in the discussions to ensure a more inclusive and comprehensive approach to global crypto regulation.

Taking a leadership role in the coordination of this crucial work, the country proposes that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Financial Stability Board (FSB) be entrusted with the responsibility of overseeing the formulation and implementation of global crypto rules.

The existence of this presidency note first came to light ahead of the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) meeting in India, with Ajay Seth, a senior official of the Finance Ministry, mentioning its development. At a subsequent post-event media briefing, Seth confirmed India’s contribution to the note and acknowledged the involvement of several other countries in shaping its content.

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