cryptocurrency regulation

Senator Warren Urges ‘Coordinated and Holistic’ Response to ‘Dangers’ of Crypto

In her letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Warren cited DeFi, crypto-enabled cyber attacks and unique threats posed by stablecoins as risks to the financial system.

News  ·  27 July 2021

Japan Increasing Efforts to Regulate Digital Currency: Report

The move is a sign of increasing concern that new forms of private money could disrupt Japan's financial system.

News  ·  16 July 2021
Federal Reserve

OCC, Fed, FDIC Mulling Forming an Interagency Policy Team on Crypto

"Prior to this meeting, Vice Chair Quarles, Chair McWilliams and I had talked about potentially putting together an interagency policy sprint team just on crypto because of exactly the concerns you've described," Hsu said.

News  ·  19 May 2021
Crypto Taxes

Coinbase CEO Armstrong Lobbies US Lawmakers as Crypto Scrutiny Ramps Up

Armstrong said he visited Capitol Hill to network and help answer questions about crypto.

News  ·  18 May 2021

Nigerian Central Bank Says Its Ban on Crypto Accounts Is Nothing New

The Central Bank of Nigeria said its warning to banks on Friday was not a new position, but a reiteration of its 2017 stance on cryptocurrencies.

News  ·  7 February 2021

Library of Congress Reports Surge in Crypto Law Searches

The surge comes as America's largest library rolls out a crypto regulatory guide.

News  ·  30 October 2020

Infosec Exec Urges US Lawmakers to Tighten Crypto Regs Over Pandemic-Driven Scams

Cryptocurrencies should be regulated more stringently, a VMWare security executive told U.S. lawmakers, citing a rise in cybercrime during the pandemic.

Policy & regulation  ·  18 June 2020

Crypto Should Try Self-Regulation, CFTC Commissioner Says

Commissioner Brian Quintenz called on the industry to form a self-regulatory body and startup execs said oversight is a fact of life at a Yahoo event.

Markets  ·  7 February 2018

Hawaiian Bills Would Capture Crypto Under Money Transmission Law

Hawaiian lawmakers are aiming to address cryptocurrency, this time by update money transmission law in the state.

Policy & regulation  ·  31 January 2018