Regulation & Legislation Rep. Emmer Is Crypto’s Champion in Congress

Published on
May 3rd, 2022
Duration
34 minutes


Regulation & Legislation Rep. Emmer Is Crypto’s Champion in Congress

CRYPTOVERSE ·
Featuring Tom Emmer and Ash Bennington

Published on: May 3rd, 2022 • Duration: 34 minutes

U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer, a Republican from Minnesota, has introduced a number of bills on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, including the Securities Clarity Act, which would provide a clearer definition of digital assets under current laws. An advocate for the technology, he’s also co-chaired the Congressional Blockchain Caucus since 2018. Rep. Emmer understands its potential, both as an intermediary in traditional finance and in its ability to empower people. In conversation with Real Vision’s Ash Bennington, Rep. Emmer identifies the major regulatory challenges the crypto industry faces and explains how he’s educating his colleagues in Congress about this disruptive technology’s benefits. Recorded on April 27, 2022.