Taiwan’s Legislature Considers Virtual Asset Management Bill to Protect Consumers

On October 25, Taiwanese legislators tabled the Virtual Asset Management Bill before the single-chamber parliament, the Legislative Yuan. This initiative seeks to bolster consumer protection and furnish better oversight over the burgeoning digital asset sector.
The 30-page document delineates several pragmatic obligations for Virtual Asset Service Providers (VASPs). Noteworthy mandates include the segregation of client funds from the firm’s operational reserves, the inception of an internal audit and control system, and membership in local trade associations pertinent to digital assets. Although the bill is seen as moderate, it forgoes the imposition of a 1:1 reserve requirement for stablecoin issuers and does …

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