Blockchain Smart Contracts Subject to Financial Laws, Says CFTC Primer 

On the topic of regulation, the CFTC points out that that smart contracts are subject to existing laws, including the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) and anti-money laundering (AML) rules. “Existing law and regulation apply equally regardless what form a contract takes. Contracts or constituent parts of contracts that are written in code are subject to otherwise applicable law and regulation,” the primer reads.

Source: Blockchain Smart Contracts Subject to Financial Laws, Says CFTC Primer – CoinDesk

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