South Korea sets new rules for crypto exchange listings


  • South Korea’s financial authorities are set to introduce stricter guidelines for cryptocurrency listings on centralized exchanges
  • The Financial Services Commission (FSC) leads this initiative but has not yet made a public comment regarding the upcoming regulations.
  • New rules will bar tokens with unresolved security issues from listing, emphasizing a proactive approach to safeguarding investor interests.

The new regulation will bring in terms of listing of cryptocurrencies in South Korea. News1 report details coming regulatory guidelines of financial authorities. These are targeted at making the rules more strict but over the tokens that are listed on the centralized exchanges, therefore, the level of security and the transparency of the huge local crypto market.

This initiative is led by the Financial Services Commission (FSC), which has not commented on that issue until now. The purpose of the guidelines is to prevent unresolved security breach tokens from entering exchanges. This dynamic attitude is practiced in this way.

Improved token project requirements

Foreign token projects, specifically token projects, are placed in a tighter spot when it comes to listing requirements. Thus, they have to write market-related whitepapers that aim at local lucidity and actuality to be assessed. However, cryptocurrencies listed for more than two years on a licensed exchange are exempt from these new laws.

The guidelines also stipulate the delisting of cryptocurrencies in specific circumstances, for example, when the issuer fails to provide essential information appropriately. The underproduction of the phrase comes from the variance in actual circulation numbers. In this way, the FSC’s decision to invite comments from local exchanges reflects the service’s style of inclusive regulation.

Impact on the South Korean crypto environment

South Korea is one of the major players in the global market when it comes to cryptocurrencies in the world. Even the largest exchange, Upbit, had over $221 billion in spot trading volume in only March, which is almost 9% of global spot volume. The awaited recommendations will also make the state a premier in the control of the crypto.

These guidelines are anticipated to be published by the end of this month. South Korea attempts to find a balance between innovation and investor protection by setting strict standards for listing. This ensures its commitment to a secure and transparent crypto market.

This update points out South Korea’s regulatory stance on the vibrant cryptocurrency ecosystem it possesses. The guidelines are built upon three pillars which are security, transparency, and accountability, which aim to determine the future of Canada’s crypto trading. They are the result of thoughts on the changing digital asset landscape and the necessity of proper regulation.

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Maxwell especially enjoys penning pieces about blockchain and cryptocurrency. He started his venture into blogging in 2020, later focusing on the world of cryptocurrencies. His life's work is to introduce the concept of decentralization to people worldwide.

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