Regulatory Uncertainty Is a Barrier for Wider Bitcoin Adoption

By Mengi Sun. April 6, 2022. (Wall Street Journal)

MIAMI BEACH, Fla.—Uncertainty about how cryptocurrency regulation will roll out in the future, particularly in the U.S., remains a significant barrier for wider adoption of digital assets such as bitcoin, said panelists Wednesday at one of the largest bitcoin conferences of the year.

But speakers at the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami Beach, Fla., were optimistic that more policy makers and regulators were seeking to better understand the technology and to support innovation in the sector.