Policy & regulation

Bitcoin

Crypto Long & Short: A Bear Market Doesn’t Spell Doom

Plus: China’s Bitcoin crackdown, and why bitcoin isn’t a “boomer coin.”

Policy & regulation  ·  11 July 2021
Court Cases

Judge Bans ‘PaxForex’ From US for Offering Unregistered, Leveraged Crypto Trades

The St. Vincent-based trading shop did not show up in court to defend itself against CFTC allegations.

Policy & regulation  ·  9 July 2021
Federal Reserve

Fed Says ‘Surge’ in Crypto Prices Reflects Increased Risk Appetite

The central bank's monetary policy report to congress gave crypto a rare shoutout Friday.

Policy & regulation  ·  9 July 2021
Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC Charges 3 for Insider Trading Over Long Island Iced Tea’s Blockchain ‘Pivot’

One insider bought 35,000 shares of the company’s stock, which pumped on the news, selling after the announcement was formalized.

Policy & regulation  ·  9 July 2021
China

Why China’s Ban on Crypto Mining Is More Serious Than Before

Crypto mining is a small yet easy target for China’s efforts to realize carbon neutrality.

Policy & regulation  ·  9 July 2021
Bitcoin

Elizabeth Warren’s Bitcoin Blind Spot

Progressives should step outside of their comfort zone and explore the possibilities offered by this new technology, says a progressive.

Policy & regulation  ·  8 July 2021
Thailand

Bank of Thailand: Don’t Use Crypto for Payments

The central bank stressed that cryptocurrencies are not legal tender in Thailand.

Policy & regulation  ·  8 July 2021
DeFi

Can Taiwan Become Asia’s Crypto Haven? Not Yet

As China cracks down on the crypto field, Taiwan could be an alternative destination for crypto entities but can crypto thrive in Taiwan?

Policy & regulation  ·  8 July 2021
Israel

Israeli Seizure Order Shows Hamas Holds USDT, TRX, DOGE

The wallets, 84 in all, show the terrorist group has diversified its holdings far beyond bitcoin.

Policy & regulation  ·  7 July 2021
Regulation

The Case for Collaborating on Crypto Regulations

An OpenVASP board member looks to Switzerland as a model for self-regulatory action for crypto.

Policy & regulation  ·  7 July 2021
Regulation

Russia to Introduce Rules for Confiscating Crypto: Report

The country's prosecutor general said crypto is increasingly used for bribes.

Policy & regulation  ·  7 July 2021
China

Didi’s Downfall and the Case for Web 3.0

Chinese autocracy cut off the ride-hailing giant at the knees. But tech centralization leaves tech companies worldwide just as vulnerable.

Policy & regulation  ·  6 July 2021
FinCEN

FinCEN Hires DOJ Crypto Czar as First ‘Chief Digital Currency Advisor’

Michele Korver will advise FinCEN Acting Director Michael Mosier on cryptocurrency's role in financial crime.

Policy & regulation  ·  6 July 2021
Newsletters

State of Crypto: Yes, We’re Still Talking About Regulatory Clarity

An expressed desire for regulatory clarity in the U.S. isn’t new. But there’s increasing pressure for lawmakers and regulators to define just what sorts of digital asset activities are all right.

Policy & regulation  ·  6 July 2021
Bitcoin

Reinvent Money to Reward Virtue

Bitcoin wrested control of money from the state. Ethereum and other technologies will return it to the heterogeneous communities that dot the globe, write Matthew Prewitt and Steven McKie.

Policy & regulation  ·  3 July 2021