The Financial Action Task Force reportedly aims to develop compulsory rules for the world's cryptocurrency exchanges.
The world's economic leaders are seeking a globally coordinated policy on cryptocurrencies. This could take a while. But that may be just as well.
Argentina's Central Bank chairman, Frederico Sturzenegger, said the G20 members are looking for "specific recommendations" on cryptocurrencies.
A group of central bank regulators and government ministers said Sunday that cryptocurrencies don't pose a risk to global financial stability.
Cryptocurrencies are "an important item" on the agenda for next week's G20 summit, documents show.
Japan is reportedly planning to use the G20 meeting next week to call for combined efforts to combat cryptocurrency use in money laundering.
France and Germany have called for the G-20 to discuss cooperative action on cryptocurrencies ahead of a summit next month.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has indicated he is planning to raise the subject of cryptocurrency regulation during an upcoming G20 summit.
France's finance minister is planning to push for a discussion on bitcoin regulation at a G-20 summit next spring.
The Financial Stability Board has published a new report on fintech raising questions about data privacy and smart contracts.