Washington, D.C lawmakers with the new association, there are many Blockchain funds, exchanges and startup plans to lobby MPs.
The Washington Post reported Tuesday that this new organization will focus on both changes in education and legal as an effort to normalize the relationship between the crypto startups and lawmakers. Coinbase, Circle, Digital Currency Group, Polychain Capital and Protocol Labs are among the association’s founding members.
One of the first employees of the association is former Senate aide and Overstock.com blockchain lobbyist named Kristin Smith. She told the post that he will start the organization as a “guide”, saying I am taking a lot of time to do a lot of basic education work in this place…I especially focus on these issues.
Apart from this, politics said that the advice of Protocol Lab’s general counsel Marvin Ammori and Hangar founder Josh Mendelsohn group will be given.
Coinbase’s chief legal and risk officer Mike Lempers told the Washington Post that the organization will bring the lawyer together for proper regulation.
The Blockchain Association will focus exclusively on tax law and according to the report, at least how know-your-customer/anti-money laundering rules relate to crypto exchanges and startups.
The CEO of the coin center, Jerry Brito told the post that the think tank “was happy with the stand of this organization.
“It’s good to have more voices advocating for things we agree about,” regarding the cryptocurrency space, he said.