Illinois to require license for digital asset businesses

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The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has announced the Consumer Financila Protection and Innovation Package to establish regulatory oversight of cryptocurrencies and the digital asset marketplace. The Fintech-Digital Asset Bill "requires digital asset exchanges and other digital asset businesses to obtain a license from IDFPR to operate in Illinois." Additionally, the Money Transmission Modernization Act harmonizes state licensing, regulation, and supervision of money transmitters operating across state lines.

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