A supreme court advocate has explained the limitations of the Indian government’s power to regulate cryptocurrency, determining that the court should not get involved. Meanwhile, the crypto community awaits the government’s regulatory framework and the supreme court hearing of the petitions against the banking ban by the central bank.
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Cryptocurrencies Cannot Be Regulated
Lawyer Abraham C. Mathews describes himself as “a supreme court advocate and a chartered accountant” who practices “in the supreme court as well as the high court and some of the tribunals in Delhi.” He authored an article published in Money Control on Monday voicing his opinion on cryptocurrencies and the Indian government’s efforts to regulate them. According to him:
Cryptocurrencies by their very nature cannot be regulated … The supreme court should resist the urge to get involved.
“There is simply no denying the fact that cryptocurrencies have not gained the…