4/12/17 - Examining the Present and Future Regulation of Distributed-Ledger Technology
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4/12/17 - Examining the Present and Future Regulation of Distributed-Ledger Technology

Distributed-ledger technology — a new set of technological approaches to transaction processing and record keeping — promises significant benefits for financial services, including improved efficiency, strengthened risk management, and reduced costs. However, DLT applications remain in their infancy, and deployment poses certain risks and challenges. Regulators are currently seeking to understand and assess the implications of DLT for financial services and craft appropriate policies.

Please click "Read More" below to read a Sightlines InFocus by Jeff Stehm and Joseph Oehmke that describes how regulators have begun studying DLT in an effort to shape its future regulation and how industry participants can take an active approach and contribute to the regulatory dialogue and subsequent policy development.

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