Crypto exchanges have changed the financial game for individual users, argued Jeff Mei, Director of Global Strategy at Huobi Global at the 6th European Blockchain Conference. These platforms are encouraging mass adoption and creating opportunities for investment, trading, and international commerce for users that previously faced barriers due to regulation and state policies.
Crypto exchanges are becoming the most widely used entry point for casual and corporate crypto users. As they grow in ubiquity, regulation is becoming an increasing concern for consumers and governmental structures.
The question of what is the “right” amount of regulation for crypto exchanges remained a central topic for the panelists. Rod Lonardo, Business Development Manager at Revolut, added to the subject by discussing the origins of blockchain and crypto currencies: