The Subcommittee of the Committee on financial services U.S. house of representatives intends to hold a hearing next week devoted to cryptocurrencies, and original sentences tokens (ICO).
In an announcement posted on the web site of the Committee, said that the hearings of the Subcommittee on securities and investment, entitled “the Study of cryptocurrencies and market ICO”, scheduled for March 14 at 10:00 Eastern standard time.
This week, a member of the Subcommittee, Tom Emmer suggested that hearings will be educational and aims to provide members with more information about the market of crypto-currencies and tokens.
He also pointed out that among the members of the Committee on financial services, the growing interest in technology in General, and to such its sphere of remittances.
A little over a month ago, the Committee on banking, housing and urban Affairs held a serious hearing on this topic, which made the head of the Commission on securities and exchange Commission Jay Clayton and the Commission on commodity futures trading (CFTC) George. Christopher Giancarlo. At this hearing, they specifically stated that their agencies can more actively be involved in the regulation of the nascent market.
At the moment no details about the upcoming event (list of issues or speakers) is unknown.