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RTI Reply: RBI silent on SC Judgment, CBDC and policy on Virtual currencies

Reserve Bank of India’s circular restricting banks from serving crypto exchanges and traders was quashed by the Supreme Court of India on March 04, 2020. However, RBI has not revised its circular nor has it redacted it from the site. RBI refused to provide any information on the RTI request raised by Coin Crunch India including that of their policy on Virtual Currencies and on Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).…

Big Win For Crypto Community in India as Supreme Court quashes Banking Ban by RBI

The Reserve Bank of India in April 2018 pushed a circular that prohibited banks and other entities from servicing companies or individuals dealing in Cryptocurrrencies. India’s top court has said this circular aka ‘Banking Ban’ has failed the test of proportionality. India’s Crypto Community can rejoice today as the Supreme Court has quashed the Reserve Bank of India’s ‘Banking Ban’. Crypto exchanges and individuals will now be able open bank…

Supreme Court to Hear Entire Argument for Crypto Vs RBI Case Again

Update: Supreme Court has Quashed the RBI circular on March 04. 2020, deeming it unconstitutional. The three judge bench on Tuesday said they want to hear the entire Crypto Vs RBI matter from the beginning. Ashim Sood, counsel representing IAMAI argued for a few minutes before the Court adjourned for the day. After several adjournments, the most awaited trial in India for the Crypto Community finally reached hearing on Tuesday,…

RBI must Respond in One Week Under Supreme Court’s Order

Update 2: Sohail Merchant, founder of Pocketbits exchange have shared a response from RBI they received.¬† RBI Update: IAMAI received the response from RBI as directed by SC, the response is generic with the same language as the public circulars. They have not even given deliberate thoughts to the points made by us, all the basis of their arguments is “Investor Protection”.   Update: Today, July¬†10 is the deadline for…