Comment Letters

Basel Committee On Banking Supervision

September 20, 2021:

Comments in Response to the Consultative Document on the Prudential Treatment of Cryptoasset Exposures

March 13, 2020:

Basel Committee Discussion Paper: Designing a Prudential Treatment for Cryptoassets (December 2019)

Bank For International Settlements – Financial Stability Board 

July 15, 2020:

Addressing the Regulatory, Supervisory, and Oversight Challenges Raised by Global Stablecoin Arrangements

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

Digital Dollar Project

October 2, 2020:

Response of the Chamber of Digital Commerce to “The Digital Dollar Project: Exploring a US CBDC”

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

Federal Deposit Insurance Commission

July 16, 2021:

Request for Information and Comment on Digital Assets

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

Internal Revenue Service

April 6, 2020:

Information Reporting for Digital Asset Transactions

International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)

December 3, 2021:

Consultative Report: Application of the Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures to Stablecoin Arrangements

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

President’s Working Group on Financial Markets

Oct 18, 2021

Regulatory Framework to Address the Growth and Promise of Stablecoin Payments Systems

    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. District Court – Southern District of New York

    January 21, 2020

    Amicus Brief Advocating for a Predictable Legal Environment for the Blockchain Industry requesting the Court to apply the correct analytical framework in reaching its decision on a preliminary injunction in the SEC v. Telegram case.

    Chamber of Digital Commerce Amicus Brief 

    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. House Committee on Small Business

    March 4, 2020

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

      September 27, 2021

      Request for Information on Clarifying Laws Around Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technologies

      July 30, 2019

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

      U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee

      July 27, 2021

      Hearing on “America Under Cyber Siege: Preventing and Responding to Ransomware Attacks”

      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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