Leading stock exchange Nasdaq held this week in Chicago meeting behind closed doors, where the representatives of the traditional financial sector and several bitcoin exchanges discussed possible ways of legitimizing cryptocurrency. It is reported Bloomberg citing a source familiar with the event.
According to him, the meeting was attended by representatives of companies from wall street and some large cryptocurrency exchanges, including Gemini brothers Winklevoss.
The purpose of the meeting, according to a source, was to develop measures that will help the cryptocurrency industry to improve the reputation and to justify its potential role in global markets.
They also discussed the possible consequences of the regulation of the market in the future and the tools necessary for oversight in this industry.
The official representative of the Nasdaq podtverdil that such a meeting indeed took place, but from further declined to comment. The representatives of Gemini to the request for comments at this time did not answer.
We will remind, in may the CEO of Nasdaq adena Friedman said that the future of digital money inspires her optimism and that globalized the payment mechanism, which will be based cryptocurrency, is not only possible to carry out cross-border payments, but will also support the Internet economy .
Earlier adena Friedman said that the Nasdaq, if you see willingness towards a more regulated market and fair conditions for investors, may consider placement of the crypto products.
Add that to several other cryptocurrency exchanges, including Gemini, are already using technology Nasdaq for market surveillance and tracking of trade manipulation.