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  • Writer's pictureMichael Paulyn

In The News: Biden Releases New Guidelines Focused on Crypto

President Biden released brand new guidelines regarding trading cryptocurrencies within the United States. This newly published framework zones in on making it easier for crypto transactions to reduce cybercrime, which is a growing trend in this space.

Some recent reports suggest that the president is looking to propose to Congress to increase the penalties by sending unreported money. The US government is also looking to change some federal laws, giving the Department of Justice more power to investigate such crimes.

The American government is looking to instill democratic values into the world of digital assets and cryptocurrency by focusing on the following six priorities:

  • Protecting American businesses and investors

  • Providing increased global financial stability

  • Decreasing any potential for the illegal use of digital assets

  • Promoting the US as a global leader

  • Ensuring everyone has equal access to affordable financial institutions

  • Making sure of the responsible use of digital assets

Right now, the American government is considering a digital dollar, which would hold the same value as the fiat dollar, known as the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). There are many potential benefits, such as increased financial inclusion of marginalized groups and protection against criminal activity.

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