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Cryptoasset rules should follow existing models, Iosco's Alder says

Cryptocurrencies shouldn't have their own rulebook as it goes against the principle that new technologies providing the same risks as existing institutions should be regulated in the same way, a leading standard setter said today.

Ashley Alder, chief executive officer of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission and chairman of the board

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Fiona Maxwell

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Fiona Maxwell is a financial services senior correspondent at MLex in London. She began her career as a reporter for, writing about EU post-crisis regulation, and later worked for POLITICO in Brussels, covering the intersect between financial policy and politics. Prior to joining MLex, Fiona worked at the Bank of England as a policy adviser in the prudential policy directorate.

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