Apolline Blandin, Ann Sofie Cloots, Hatim Hussain, Michel Rauchs, Rasheed Saleuddin, Jason Grant Allen, Bryan Zhang, Katherine Cloud
This inaugural study examining the global cryptoasset regulatory landscape goes a long way towards fulfilling the core mission of the Cambridge Centre for Alterative Finance: informing the operationalisation of technology-enabled financial innovation. Harvesting the potential benefits of innovation in financial services is highly contingent on the regulatory environment in a given jurisdiction, and few innovations in finance have emerged in recent years as controversial and presenting as many challenges to regulators and policymakers as cryptoassets.
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