Distributed Ledger Technology and Digital Assets: Policy and Regulatory Challenges in Asia

Publication | June 2019

This report offers an analytical framework that allows for more systemic assessments of distributed ledger technology (DLT) and its applications.

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It examines the evolution and typology of the emergent technology, its existing and projected applications, and regulatory and policy issues that they entail. This report highlights the trends, concerns, and potential opportunities of DLTs, especially for Asian markets. It also identifies the benefits and risks to using DLT and offers a functional and proportional approach to these issues.


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Distributed Ledger Technology, Blockchain, and Applications
  • Cryptoassets
  • Initial Coin Offerings and Tokenization
  • Distributed Ledger Technology: Risks and Concerns
  • Policy Issues and Suggestions
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

  • Finance sector development
  • Financial markets and institutions
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • 60
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TCS190205-2
  • 978-92-9261-646-5 (print)
  • 978-92-9261-647-2 (electronic)

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