Regulation

$XRP: John Deaton Says ‘Ripple Case Will Not Settle Because of the Hinman Emails’

Although the XRP community seems to believe that the U.S. SEC’s lawsuit against Ripple does not go to verdict, American lawyer John Deaton, the owner of the Deaton Law Firm, now thinks that “we will get a decision by Judge Torres.” As you may remember, on 22 December 2020, the SEC announced that it had “filed an action […]

Bank of England Deputy Governor: Investing in Crypto Is Effectively Same As Gambling

In a recent interview, Sir Jon Cunliffe, Deputy Governor for Financial Stability at Bank of England (BoE), shared his thoughts on crypto and how it should be regulated. According to his BoE bio, Sir Jon Cunliffe “became Deputy Governor for Financial Stability on 1 November 2013.” He is “a member of the Bank’s Financial Policy and Monetary […]

Brazil’s New Crypto Regulation Allows Digital Currencies to be Used As Payment Methods

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro has signed into law a bill that “provides for the inclusion of virtual currencies and air mileage programs in the definition of ‘payment arrangements’ under the supervision of the Central Bank.” This bill was passed by Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies on 29 November 2022. The Brazilian Parliament, which is called the National […]

Coinbase CEO on What a ‘Modern Day Howey Test for Cryptocurrency’ Might Look Like

Earlier this week, Brian Armstrong, Co-Founder and CEO of crypto exchange Coinbase, shared his thoughts on crypto regulation in the U.S. In a blog post published on 19 December 2022, Armstrong said that, in the wake of the collapse of crypto exchange FTX, the U.S. and other major jurisdictions needed to take the aforementioned steps […]

U.S. Senator Tester on Crypto: ‘I See No Reason Why This Stuff Should Exist’

During a recent interview, U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) shared his thoughts on crypto. Tester’s comments about crypto were made in response to a question by Chuck Todd, the host of NBC’s “Meet the Press” program. When Todd asked Tester if crypto should be banned or regulated, the senior senator of Montana replied: “Look, one […]

‘Digital Assets Are Not on Trial’, Says Senator Lummis at US Senate Banking Committee

On Wednesday (14 December 2022), U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) explained during a hearing of the Senate Banking Committee that the failure of FTX does not mean that crypto is guilty since fraud is fraud regardless of how it is committed. According to a press release issued on 7 June 2022, “U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), member of the Senate Agriculture […]

U.S. Senator Toomey Explains Why FTX Collapse Does Not Justify Banning Crypto

On Wednesday (14 December 2022), U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) explained during a hearing of the Senate Banking Committee that what caused the collapse of FTX was not crypto but the exchange’s bad behavior. Toomey’s comments were made during the “Crypto Crash: Why the FTX Bubble Burst and the Harm to Consumers” hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, […]

ECB Executive Board Member on ‘Fundamental Flaws in Crypto Finance’

Recently, Dr. Fabio Panetta, a Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB), talked about crypto finance during a speech given at the Insight Summit held at the London Business School (LSB). Panetta, whose speech was titled “Crypto dominos: the bursting crypto bubbles and the destiny of digital finance”, mentioned that we […]

Michael Saylor on Why Altcoins (Especially Ethereum) Are ‘Unregistered Securities’ and Should Be Shut Down by U.S. SEC

The latest comments about altcoins from Michael Saylor, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman at business intelligence software company MicroStrategy Inc. (Nasdaq: MSTR), makes U.S. SEC Chair Gary Gensler look quite crypto-friendly by comparison. This is because although Gesler has said on several occasions that Bitcoin is definitely a commodity while most altcoins are unregistered securities, Saylor seems […]

$XRP: Gokhshtein Media Founder Predicts Legal Victory for Ripple

On 4 December 2022, entrepreneur David Gokhshtein, who is Founder and Chairman of crypto-focused media outlet Gokhshtein Media, predicted victory for Ripple Labs in its fight against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). As you may remember, on 22 December 2020, the SEC announced that it had “filed an action against Ripple Labs Inc. and two of its […]

Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies Approves Bill That Legalizes Crypto Payments

On Tuesday (29 November 2022), Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies passed a bill that “provides for the inclusion of virtual currencies and air mileage programs in the definition of ‘payment arrangements’ under the supervision of the Central Bank.” The Brazilian Parliament, which is called the National Congress, is composed of the Chamber of Deputies and the Federal […]

European Central Bank’s Ulrich Bindseil Says Bitcoin ‘Should Not Be Legitimised’

On Wednesday (30 November 2022), Ulrich Bindseil, who is Director General for Market Infrastructure and Payments (DG-MIP) at the European Central Bank (ECB), shared his thoughts on Bitcoin. The ECB is “the central bank of the European Union countries which use the euro.” Its main purpose is “to maintain price stability”, which it tries to […]

BoE on DeFi: Unconvinced It Is an Effective Way of Managing ‘Risks Inherent in Finance’

On Monday (21 November 2022), Sir Jon Cunliffe, Deputy Governor for Financial Stability at Bank of England (BoE), shared his thoughts on crypto and its regulation during a speech given at Warwick Business School’s Gilmore Centre Policy Forum Conference on DeFi & Digital Currencies. According to his BoE bio, Sir Jon Cunliffe “became Deputy Governor […]

G20 Leaders, Including Joe Biden: Crypto Needs To Be ‘Subject to Robust Regulation’

Last week, at the 17th G20 Heads of State and Government Summit, which was held November 15-16, 2022 in Bali, Indonesia, the world leaders present made a joint declaration that had some interesting things to say about the “crypto-assets ecosystem”. In a joint declaration released by the White House on 16 November 2022, the G20 […]

Visa CEO: “Good Stablecoin Regulation” Is “What’s Necessary To Build Back Confidence”

In a recent interview, Alfred F. Kelly, Jr. (aka “Al Kelly”), who is Chairman and CEO of Visa Inc., said that he hopes that the collapse of FTX will lead to good crypto regulation, which is “what’s necessary to build back confidence for people.” According to a report by The Daily Hodl, the outgoing CEO […]

U.S. Treasury Secretary: ‘More Effective Oversight of Cryptocurrency Markets’ Is Needed

U.S. Treasury Secretary Dr. Janet Yellen has spoken out on regulation of crypto markets in the wake of the recent collapse of crypto exchange FTX. On 11 November 2022, FTX issued the following press release: And here is how — on the same day — Sam Bankerman-Fried (aka “SBF”) announced the collapse of the FTX empire: The […]

All of Ripple’s Revenue Is From Outside of the U.S., Says Firm’s General Counsel

Stuart Alderoty, who is FinTech firm Ripple’s General Counsel, says that although his firm still has quite a lot of employees inside the U.S. (presumably since the headquarters are in San Francisco), it is “effectively” operating outside the U.S. On 22 December 2020, the SEC announced that it had “filed an action against Ripple Labs Inc. and […]

Shark Tank Star and FTX Investor Kevin O’Leary on the FTX Collapse

Celebrity investor Kevin O’Leary (aka “Mr. Wonderful” on ABC TV series “Shark Tank“), who was also an investor in and spokesperson for insolvent crypto exchange FTX.com, shared his thoughts on crypto. On 10 August 2021, FTX Trading Ltd. (“FTX.com”) and West Realm Shires Services Inc. (“FTX.US”) owners and operators of FTX.COM and FTX.US respectively (collectively “FTX”), […]

U.S. Congressman Brad Sherman Blames ‘Billionaire Crypto Bros’ For Regulation Woes

Recently, U.S. Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), who is one of the biggest crypto skeptics in Washington, D.C., pointed a finger at what he calls “billionaire crypto bros” for the delay in digital asset regulation.  Congressman Sherman, who was “born and raised in southern California” is “currently serving his thirteenth term in Congress and has served in the House […]

$ETH: Cardano Founder Explains Why U.S. SEC Did Not Go After Ethereum

On Monday (14 November 2022), Charles Hoskinson, Co-Founder and CEO of Input Output Global (aka “IOG”), the blockchain technology firm behind Cardano’s R&D, talked about why he believes the U.S. SEC decided to allege that $XRP is a security instead of $ETH. on 14 June 2018, William Hinman, the director of the Division of Corporation […]

‘Payment Stablecoins’ Could Lead to ‘Disintermediation of Traditional Banks’, Says Acting FDIC Chair

In a recent speech, Martin J. Gruenberg, who has been the Acting Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Board of Directors since 5 February 2022, shared his thoughts on “the prudential regulation of crypto–assets.” Here is how Wikipedia describes the FDIC: “The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is one of two agencies that […]

XRP: Blockchain Association’s Jake Chervinsky Explains Why ‘SEC Is Wrong on the Law’

On Friday (October 28), Jake Chervinsky, who is Executive Vice President and Head of Policy at Blockchain Association, Advisor at Variant Fund, and Board Member at DeFi Education Fund, explained why the U.S. SEC’s views are “wrong as a matter of law and policy.” As you may remember, on 22 December 2020, the SEC announced that it […]

Cardano Founder on Lack of Regulatory Clarity: Perhaps $ETH Is Now a Security

During a recent Twitter Spaces discussion hosted by American law firm BakerHostetler, Cardano ($ADA) founder Charles Hoskinson talked about his frustration with the lack of regulatory clarity in the U.S. Hoskinson, who is Co-Founder and CEO of Input Output Global (“IOG),  the blockchain technology firm behind Cardano’s R&D, told Perianne Boring, who is the Founder and […]

Ripple’s VP of Litigation: The U.S. SEC ‘Is Wrong on Both the Facts and the Law’

In a recent interview, Deborah McCrimmon, who is Vice President of Litigation and Employment at Ripple, talked about the U.S. SEC’s ongoing lawsuit against Ripple. As you may remember, on 22 December 2020, the SEC announced that it had “filed an action against Ripple Labs Inc. and two of its executives, who are also significant security holders, […]

Blockchain Association Executive Director on Why Bitcoin ‘Has Been Largely Stable’ Lately

On Friday (October 21), Kristin Smith, who is the Executive Director of Washington, D.C. based Blockchain Association (which represents “the reputable leaders of the US blockchain and cryptocurrency industry”), explained in a recent interview why the Bitcoin price has been so stable over the past few months. Here is her bio: “Kristin runs the Blockchain Association, […]

Ripple CEO on SEC’s Lawsuit: ‘My Outrage Has Grown As the Litigation Has Unfolded’

On Saturday (October 15), Ripple Labs CEO Brad Garlinghouse expressed how he feels about the U.S. SEC’s ongoing lawsuit against his firm. As you may remember, on 22 December 2020, the SEC announced that it had “filed an action against Ripple Labs Inc. and two of its executives, who are also significant security holders, alleging that they […]

Cardano ($ADA) Founder on the Importance of Crypto-Friendly Regulatory Frameworks

On Thursday (October 13), Charles Hoskinson, Co-Founder and CEO of Input Output Global (aka “IOG”), the blockchain technology firm behind Cardano’s R&D, explained the importance of having regulation that appreciates the benefits offered by cryptocurrencies. According to a report by The Daily Hodl, the IOG CEO said: “It’s necessary for us to get [to] the […]

Jake Chervinsky on Why Ethereum’s Move to PoS Doesn’t Trigger U.S. Securities Laws

Earlier this week, Jake Chervinsky, Executive Vice President and Head of Policy at Blockchain Association, Advisor at Variant Fund, and Board Member at DeFi Education Fund — along with Rodrigo Seira and Amy Aixi Zhang, who are Crypto Counsel and Policy Counsel at Paradigm, dismissed the notion that “staking somehow makes ETH a security.” On […]

Cardano Founder on SEC vs Ripple: ‘Courts Make Poor Substitutes for Legislative Holes’

On Saturday (October 8), Charles Hoskinson, who is Co-Founder and CEO of IO Global (aka “IOG”, formerly known as “IOHK”), shared his latest thoughts on crypto regulation in general and the U.S. SEC’s lawsuit against Ripple Labs in particular. As you may remember, on 22 December 2020, the SEC announced that it had “filed an action against […]

$BTC: Peter Schiff Says SEC Should Be Charging Michael Saylor for Touting Bitcoin

On Monday (October 3), gold bug Peter Schiff said that instead of going after Kim Kardashian, the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) should have charged “the real pumpers” like MicroStrategy Co-Founder and Executive Chairman Michael Saylor. Bitcoin perma-bear Peter Schiff, who is one of Bitcoin’s harshest critics, is the CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, a full-service, […]

SEC ‘Charges Kim Kardashian for Unlawfully Touting Crypto Security’, She Agrees to Pay $1.26M

The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced on Monday (October 3) that it had brought charges against American media personality and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian for alleged promotion of cryptoasset $EMAX. The SEC’s press release stated that these charges were “for touting on social media a crypto asset security offered and sold by EthereumMax without […]

US Senator Cynthia Lummis on How Crypto Regulation Could Impact Bitcoin and Ethereum

In a recent interview with Polish-American journalist Natalie Brunell, U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis shared her thoughts on upcoming crypto regulation in the U.S. According to a press release issued on 7 June 2022, “U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), member of the Senate Banking Committee, introduced the Responsible Financial Innovation […]

Billionaire ‘Shark’ Mark Cuban on Using NFTs in the Book Publishing Industry

In a recent interview, billionaire investor and entrepreneur Mark Cuban talked about how non-fungible tokens (NFTs) could be useful in the book publishing industry (especially for textbooks). Cuban is the majority owner of the professional basketball team Dallas Mavericks, as well as one of the “sharks” on the highly popular reality show “Shark Tank” (which is aired on […]

CFTC Chair: ‘Bitcoin Might Double in Price if There’s a CFTC-Regulated Market’

On Wednesday (September 28), Rostin Behnam, the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), talked about regulation of the crypto market. Rostin Behnam, who was nominated by U.S. President Joe Biden, was “sworn in as the CFTC’s 15th Chairman on January 4, 2022 after being unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate.” Previously, he “served as CFTC Commissioner […]

Fed Chair Powell Talks About DeFi and Stablecoins at a Banque of France Conference

On Monday (September 27), Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell shared his thoughts on the regulation of the crypto industry during a speech at the Banque of France conference “Opportunities and challenges of the tokenisation of finance: which role for Central Banks?”. These comments were made at a roundtable (“How should central banks address financial stability challenges related to digitalization […]

Benjamin Cowen: ‘Regulatory Concerns for the Altcoin Market’ Could Make Alts ‘Go Down a Lot’

Recently, crypto analyst Dr. Benjamin Cowen, who is the Founder and CEO of Into The Cryptoverse (ITC), expressed his concerns about the expected upcoming regulatory crackdown on crypto in the U.S. Cowen’s comments were made on September 16 during an interview on YouTube series “Digital Asset News”. According to a report by The Daily Hodl, […]

Cardano Founder: Hydra Is ‘Everything Lightning Wanted To Be When It Grows Up’

In a recent interview, Charles Hoskinson, Founder and Co-CEO of Input Output Global (“IOG”), the blockchain technology firm behind Cardano’s R&D, talked abut layer 2 (L2) scaling solution Hydra, which should launch in H1 2023. In a blog post published on 17 September 2021, Sebastien Nagel, Software Engineering Lead at IOG, said that one of the exciting […]

Ripple’s General Counsel: Regulatory Hostility in US Ultimately Hurts Retail Investors

Earlier this week, at an event organised by Politico, Stuart Aldertoy, who is General Counsel at Ripple, talked about the detrimental effects of “regulatory hostility” toward crypto in the U.S. Aldertoy’s comments were made on September 20 during a conversation with Cally Baute, who is a Senior VP at Politico, at an event called “Writing […]

$XRP: Ripple’s General Counsel Says U.S. SEC Does Not Have Power To Remake the Law

On Wednesday (September 21), Stuart Alderoty, who is General Counsel at Ripple, commented on the ongoing lawsuit (against Ripple) that was initiated in December 2019 by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Aldertoy, who has been Ripple’s General Counsel since January 2019, made his comments while speaking to CoinDesk TV’s flagship show “First Mover”. As […]

FTX US President: Crypto Space Needs Greater Regulatory Clarity

The president of crypto exchange FTX US outlined how his company is navigating the murky water of regulation, while arguing that the space needs greater clarity for digital asset listing. Speaking in a recent interview with The Block, FTX US President Brett Harrison explained how his company is working through the regulatory landscape of crypto […]

Congressman Sherman: Regulation Will Make Crypto ‘The Pet Rock of the 21st Century’

Recently, U.S. Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), who is one of the biggest crypto skeptics in Washington, D.C., said in a recent interview that once there is more regulatory clarity in the U.S., crypto would lose its main advantage over the dollar. Congressman Sherman, who was “born and raised in southern California” is “currently serving his thirteenth term in […]

$ETH: Blockchain Association’s Head of Policy Says Merge ‘Was a Significant Derisking Event’

On Friday (September 16), Jake Chervinsky, Executive Vice President and Head of Policy at Blockchain Association, reacted to Bitcoin maxis, such as Michael Saylor, seemingly celebrating the fact that Ethereum’s Merge upgrade may have made $ETH more of a target for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). On Thursday (September 15), the day that […]

$ETH: Michael Saylor Implies Ethereum Could Get Classified as a Security by the U.S. SEC

On Thursday (September 15), the day that Ethereum completed its Merge upgrade, Michael Saylor, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of business intelligence software company MicroStrategy Inc. (NASDAQ: MSTR), implied that $ETH could get classified as a security (rather than a commodity) by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). It is worth remembering that on 11 August 2020, […]

Crypto Researcher Says Post Ethereum’s Merge, Bitcoin Could Be ‘Regulated Away’

Independent crypto researcher Kyle McDonald explained last Friday (September 2) why Bitcoin could get even more attention from regulators — due to its high energy consumption — after Ethereum’s Merge upgrade has been completed. Here is how Ethereum Foundation explains the Merge, which marks the Ethereum network’s transition from Proof-of-Work (PoW) to Proof-of-Stake (Pos) consensus: […]

Anti-Crypto U.S. Congressman Explains Why a Crypto Ban Is Not Coming ‘Anytime Soon’

Recently, U.S. Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), who is one of the biggest crypto skeptics in Washington, D.C., told Los Angeles Times why he does not expect to see a crypto ban in the U.S. “anytime soon.” Congressman Sherman, who was “born and raised in southern California” is “currently serving his thirteenth term in Congress and has served in […]

Former SEC Chair: ‘Technology Underlying the Crypto Revolution Is Going To Come To Finance’

On Friday (August 26), Jay Clayton, the former Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC),shared his thoughts on why it is taking so long to get a regulatory framework for crypto in the U.S. Clayton’s comments were made during a conversation with Betty Quick, co-anchor of CNBC’s Squawk Box. Clayton said: “Why is […]

Ripple’s Managing Director for UK and Europe on Crypto Regulation

During a recent interview with UK-based news outlet Financial News, Sendi Young, Managing Director for UK and Europe at FinTech firm Ripple, shared her thoughts on the regulation of the crypto space. On 30 June 2021, Ripple announced Young’s appointment. Ripple’s press release stated that Sendi will “oversee strategy and champion the expansion of Ripple’s global financial network technology, RippleNet, […]

Fidelity’s Director of Global Macro: Stablecoin Regulation Will Increase Institutional Adoption of Crypto

On Friday (August 12), Jurrien Timmer, Director of Global Macro at Fidelity Investments, explained how upcoming stablecoin regulation could increase the demand for crypto. In March 2021, Timmer published a 12-page research paper on Bitcoin (title: “Understanding Bitcoin: Does bitcoin belong in asset allocation considerations?”). Timmer started by saying that he intended his paper to serve as “a […]

Billionaire Mark Cuban Explains Why SEC’s Stance on Crypto Is “Incredibly Hypocritical”

In a recent interview, billionaire investor and entrepreneur Mark Cuban criticized the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the way it deals with crypto. Cuban is the majority owner of the professional basketball team Dallas Mavericks, as well as one of the “sharks” on the highly popular reality show “Shark Tank” (which is aired on the ABC television […]

Ethereum Creator Vitalik Calls Bitcoin Maximalist Michael Saylor a ‘Total Clown’

On Sunday (July 31), Russian-Canadian programmer Vitalik Buterin, who is the creator of Ethereum, called Michael Saylor (Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO of MicroStrategy Inc.) out for his recent comments about U.S. securities laws and their application to the crypto space. It is worth remembering that on 11 August 2020, MicroStrategy announced via a press release that it had […]

Gibraltar MP Reveals He Owns $BTC for the Benefit of His Children

Albert Isola, Minister for Digital and Financial Services for Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar, says that he has invested in Bitcoin for his kids’ benefit. Here is a brief introduction to Gibraltar from Wikipedia: “Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula. It has an area of 6.7 […]

U.S. SEC Alleges That These Nine Altcoins Are Securities

On Thursday (July 21), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint at U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington against defendants Ishan Wahi, Nikhil Wahi, and Sameer Ramani. As Tim Copeland reported for the The Block earlier today, “this case involves insider trading in certain crypto asset securities that Coinbase […]

XRP: FOX Business Senior Correspondent Says SEC Is Losing Its Lawsuit Against Ripple

On Wednesday (July 20), American lawyer John Deaton (@JohnEDeaton1 on Twitter), the owner of the Deaton Law Firm (which is based in East Providence, Rhode Island), who has been closely following and commentating on the SEC’s lawsuit against Ripple, explained to Fox Business why the SEC is angry with him. Deaton is also the founder […]

XRP: Ripple’s General Counsel Explains Why Congressman Sherman Is Wrong About XRP

On Tuesday (July 19), Brad Garlinghouse and Stuart Alderoty, who are CEO and General Counsel at Ripple respectively, expressed their disappointment with anti-crypto U.S. Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA). Congressman Sherman, who was “born and raised in southern California” is “currently serving his thirteenth term in Congress and has served in the House of Representatives since 1997.” […]

MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor: ‘Pretty Obvious’ Cardano ($ADA) Is a Security

Michael J. Saylor, Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Nasdaq-listed business intelligence company MicroStrategy Inc. (NASDAQ: MSTR), says that it’s “pretty obvious” that $ADA, the native token of proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain, is a security.  It is worth remembering that on 11 August 2020, MicroStrategy announced via a press release that it had “purchased 21,454 bitcoins at an aggregate purchase price […]

MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor: ‘Pretty Obvious’ Ethereum ($ETH) Is a Security

Michael J. Saylor, Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Nasdaq-listed business intelligence company MicroStrategy Inc. (NASDAQ: MSTR), says that it’s “pretty obvious” that Ethereum ($ETH) is a security.  According to a report by The Daily Hodl, Saylor, a well-known Bitcoin maximalist, made his comments on July 7 during an interview with crypto market commentary show “Altcoin Daily”. Saylor […]

XRP: ‘Big Tactical Win for Ripple’ As Judge Netburn Accuses SEC of ‘Hypocrisy’

On Tuesday (July 12), Sarah Netburn, a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, denied an important motion by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in their lawsuit against Ripple. As you may remember, on 22 December 2020, the SEC announced that it had “filed an action against Ripple Labs Inc. […]

Federal Reserve Vice Chair: ‘Crypto Platforms Are Highly Vulnerable to Deleveraging’

On Friday (July 8), Dr. Lael Brainard, who “took office as the Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on May 23, 2022,” spoke at a Bank of England Conference in London, UK. Dr. Brainard has “served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System […]

SkyBridge Capital Founder Says U.S. SEC ‘Now Stands for Stop Economic Creativity’

On Thursday (June 30), former White House Director of Communications Anthony Scaramucci shared his thoughts on the disapproval by the U.S. SEC of Grayscale Investments’ proposal for its Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) to be converted into a spot Bitcoin ETF. As CoinDesk reported earlier today, yesterday (June 29) the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected Grayscale […]

US SEC Chairman Acknowledges That Bitcoin Is Not the Only Crypto That Is a Commodity

On Monday (June 27), Gary Gensler, the Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), talked about crypto regulation during an interview with CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” team. Gensler was nominated by President Joe Biden to Chair the U.S. SEC on 3 February 2021, confirmed by the U.S. Senate on 14 April 2021, and […]

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