WASHINGTON, DC (WDBJ) – The Senate Banking Committee will take up the collapse of the cryptocurrency change FTX throughout a listening to Wednesday morning.
In a dialog with reporters Tuesday afternoon, Sen. Mark Warner mentioned he will probably be working to strengthen oversight of cryptocurrency and different monetary instruments which are at the moment unregulated.
Warner made the feedback throughout a teleconference from Washington.
He mentioned he has been open to innovation within the space of block chain know-how, however has severe questions on its goal and advantages.
“With all of those unregulated areas the place we contact funds, we run the danger of customers being harmed,” Warner mentioned. “And that is an space the place I anticipate to be working with colleagues on a legislative answer within the coming weeks and months.”
Warner mentioned he doesn’t need to take one monetary disaster and apply it to your entire sector, however with regards to questions and concern, he mentioned we is perhaps seeing the tip of the iceberg.
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