India’s supreme court spent all day on Wednesday hearing extensive arguments from both the counsel representing crypto exchanges and the central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The counsel for the central bank confirmed again that cryptocurrency is not banned in India, but still justifies the banking restrictions on the crypto industry.
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All-Day Hearing at Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of India resumed hearing the crypto vs. RBI case on Wednesday. Local news and regulatory analysis platform Crypto Kanoon reported that Nakul Dewan, the counsel representing a number of crypto exchanges, opened his arguments by countering the RBI’s claim that crypto has no intrinsic value. He argued that by the same logic fiat currency also has no value since gold backing has been removed. The counsel also gave an overview of how money was developed. While agreeing that there are risks, he read out a report outlining alternative measures to banking restrictions, emphasizing…