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Steps towards making ICO legal in South Korean!


May 05, 2018 Posted /  3331 Views


Steps towards making ICO legal in South Korean!

As reported by The Korea Times reports, the cryptocurrency hub South Korea is getting ready to formulate a policy for ICOs which will kick off the entry for the South Korean firms to collect finances on the cryptocurrency demented souk in spite of the government’s previous qualms.

From an anonymous source reported by the Korea Times, it was reported that “The financial authorities have been discussing the country’s justice ministry, tax agency, and the related government offices regarding a plan to permit ICOs in Korea when some provisions are met.”

Plans to legalize ICOs...

If the preparation runs through, it might begin a remarkable proposal change of opinion subsequent to the verdict to prohibit ICOs in the preceding year; at the time when South Korea’s Financial Service Commission vice chairman Kim Yong-beom cautioned against the ICOs which were the reason for capital to be inundated into an idle as well as exploratory way.

However South Korea did not make it obligatory for the ICO ban furthermore South Koreans were suitable to invest in ICOs in overseas, as put by the Times. The recent interest developed by the government in the up-and-coming blockchain technologies which the aim to lend a help to cryptocurrency transactions, which led to taking few steps to revoke actions which were taken to attack cryptocurrencies, and they are very admired in South Korea. The chief of the Financial Service Commission's cryptocurrency department, Kang Young-soo, recognized that the nation's economic regulator had affianced a third party view, however, turned down to verify on the details of the policy. Kang Young-soo made a clean breast about the fact that Financial Service Commission was looking at plans in order to move forward with technologies related to blockchain as well as efficiently regulate cryptocurrency trading as well as said at the latest industry forum. As per the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Basically, ICOs are a type of platform to raise the fund which permits investors to buy stakes in a startup in cryptocurrency, in digital tokens associated to the company’s services over and over again, instead of a traditional currency. However investors of initial coin offerings which are frequently common people and not the institutional investors, the same as in traditional initial public offerings, despite the fact that the latest creation of ICOs has enlarged the threat of scam. A latent newfangled ICO policy chases further ways to slacken off South Korea’s tense limitations scheduled for trading Bitcoin as well as other cryptocurrencies. In the previous month, the government publicized that it was taking into account an official licensing method to help out regulate the nation's digital currency exchanges.


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