Financial Companies Report First Deal With Digital Assets Under Russian Law – Finance Bitcoin News

Two companies have carried out Russia’s first transactions with digital financial assets as defined by the country’s current legislation. The deal involved the tokenization of debt issued by a third party and its subsequent acquisition. Russian Companies Conduct Issue and Placement of Digital Financial Assets VTB Factoring, a subsidiary of Russian majority state-owned Vneshtorgbank (VTB), … Read more

Russia’s First Digital Financial Assets Expected This Year, Lawmaker Says – Finance Bitcoin News

The first digital financial assets based on Russian blockchains may be issued as early as this year, a high-ranking parliamentarian announced. Three platforms are already registered as issuers, said Anatoly Aksakov, who chairs the Financial Market Committee at the State Duma, the lower house of Russian parliament. Russian Digital Financial Assets Likely to Appear by … Read more