Comment Letters

Department of Finance, Canada

Ontario Finance Ministry

February 18, 2019:

Chamber Comments on Ontario Spring Budget Consultation 2019

Canadian Department of Finance

September 7, 2018:

Comments to Government of Canada: Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, 2018 (the “Proposed Regulations“) published in the Canada Gazette on June 9, 2018

European Commission

June 15, 2017:

Comments on Consultation Document: FinTech – A More Competitive and Innovative European Financial Sector

European Securities and Markets Authority

September 2, 2016

Comments in response to its discussion paper titled “The Distributed Ledger Technology Applied to Securities Markets

Financial Accounting Standards Board

June 8, 2017:

Agenda Request – Determining the Appropriate Recognition, Measurement, Presentation, and Disclosure for Digital Currencies and Related Transactions

Financial Action Task Force

April 8, 2019:

Comments to the Financial Action Task Force (“FATF”):

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

March 31, 2017:

Comments on FINRA’s Report on Distributed Ledger Technology:
Implications of Blockchain for the Securities Industry

Global Financial Innovation Network

October 13, 2018:

Comments on GFIN’s Consultation Document dated August 2018

IFRS Interpretations Committee

May 16, 2019:

Comments on the accounting treatment of digital assets

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

January 18, 2017:

Comments on the proposed IDFPR Digital Currency Regulatory Guidance

International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)

July 29, 2019:

Public Comment on Issues, Risks, and Regulatory Considerations Relating to Crypto-Asset Trading Platforms

Joint Canadian Securities Administrators & the
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada

May 15, 2019:

Comments on Consultation Paper 21-402 – Proposed Framework for Crypto-Asset Trading Platforms


March 9, 2018:

Comments on Office of the Prime Minister Consultation Document: Malta – A Leader in DLT Regulation

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

January 17, 2017:

Comments on the Special Purpose National Bank Charter for FinTech Companies

May 31, 2016:

Comments in Response to the Publication entitled Supporting Responsible Innovation in the Federal Banking System

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

February 18, 2019

Request for Input on Crypto-Asset Mechanics and Markets; Virtual Currency RFI.

Chamber of Digital Commerce Comments

March 20, 2018:

Retail Commodity Transactions Involving Virtual Currency; Proposed Interpretation and Request for Comment (RIN 3038-AE62)

U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 

February 18, 2019:

Encourage agency to foster blockchain innovation and permit the introduction of new financial products based on blockchain technologies.

U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee

September 12, 2016

H.Res.835 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should adopt a national policy for technology to promote consumers’ access to financial tools and online commerce to promote economic growth and consumer empowerment

March 16, 2016:

Hearing, Disrupter Series: Digital Currency and Blockchain

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

October 12, 2017:

Comments to SEC Investor Advisory Committee Meeting

    U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Community Affairs

    July 30, 2019

    Hearing on “Examining Regulatory Frameworks for Digital Currency and Blockchain”

    U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee

    November 28, 2017

    Hearing on “S. 1241: Modernizing AML Laws to Combat Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing”

    U.K. Financial Conduct Authority

    July 17, 2017:

    Chamber of Digital Commerce Response to the UK FCA’s Discussion Paper on Distributed Ledger Technology

      Uniform Law Commission

      July 17, 2017:

      Uniform Regulation of Virtual Currency Businesses Act

      November 15, 2016:

      Comments on the October 2016 Draft of the Regulation of Virtual Currency

      May 12, 2016 :

      Comments on the April 18, 2016 Draft of the Regulation of Virtual Currency Businesses Act

      Washington State Department of Financial Institutions

      June 29, 2016

      Comments on the June 30, 2016 Draft Amendments to the Uniform Money Services Act

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