According to Nathporn Chatusripitak, a authorities spokesman, Thai Ministry of Finance’s impetus for the proposition of new crypto regulation stems from a need to reduce funds laundering and fraud using cryptocurrencies. The new polices are expected to be introduced “later this month.”
In mid-February, the governor of the Central Lender of Thailand launched a circular inquiring all Thai banking companies to refrain from investing and investing in crypto, as well as prohibiting their participation in and creation of crypto exchanges and investing platforms. This circular referred solely to banking companies, not crypto exchanges, which are still allowed to function in the place.
Back again in September of previous yr, the Thai Securities and Exchange Fee (Thai SEC) introduced that they would guidance the implementation of polices for Original Coin Choices (ICO). The Thai Digital Exchange Index (TDAX) just lately deferred the investing and registration of ICOs in mid-February even though waiting around for the Thai SEC’s regulatory framework to be revealed.