US Considers Banking Regulator Who’s Wary of Crypto: Report

Saule Omarova is a professor of banking law and could be nominated in the next few months, the New York Times said.

People  ·  5 August 2021

Gary Gensler Speaks. The Reviews From Crypto Aren’t Terrible

Bitcoiners were quite receptive to the new SEC chair’s sweeping statement of purpose on crypto regulation. Others, predictably, were not.

Opinion  ·  4 August 2021

Market Wrap: Bitcoin in Pullback Mode as Regulatory Concerns Rise

Bitcoin is declining as regulatory concerns rise; ether is holding support.

Markets  ·  3 August 2021

Ukraine’s President Signs Law Allowing Central Bank to Issue a CBDC

The National Bank of Ukraine can now officially launch its own payment token.

Policy & regulation  ·  30 July 2021

FTX Cuts Leverage Limit to 20x From 100x as Criticism of Margin Trading in Crypto Grows

"It's time, we think, to move on from it," CEO Sam Bankman-Fried said in a tweet.

Markets  ·  25 July 2021

Washington Should Let DeFi Succeed

Regulators should prosecute fraud, but also acknowledge the limits of their effectiveness and allow DeFi to mature.

Opinion  ·  23 July 2021

Ukraine Presents Road Map for Developing the Digital Assets Industry

The Ministry of Digital Transformation hopes to see 47% of Ukrainians using digital assets by 2024.

News  ·  22 July 2021

Solidus Hires Ex-Head of CFPB to Be Top Regulatory Official

The addition of Kathy Kraninger is the latest hiring of a former Trump official by a cryptocurrency company.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 July 2021

Market Wrap: What’s Next for Bitcoin After Break Below $30K

Bitcoin broke below $30K. Some analysts see value opportunities while others expect further downside.

Markets  ·  20 July 2021

Chinese Crypto News App CoinWorld Is Closing

CoinWorld said it is shutting down its operations effective immediately.

News  ·  15 July 2021

Italian Regulator Says Binance Is Unauthorized

The regulator said last month the unsupervised spread of crypto was a cause for concern.

Policy & regulation  ·  15 July 2021

SEC Settles Charges Against Coinschedule Operator for Touting ICOs

But commissioners Elad Roisman and Hester Peirce said the regulator missed the chance to define which touted assets were securities.

Policy & regulation  ·  14 July 2021

Australia Faces Big Choices on Crypto Regulation

From sandboxes to the definition of money, Australia has to decide whether to support innovation or tamp it down, Finder's co-founder says.

Opinion  ·  14 July 2021

Almost All Chinese Provinces Have Blockchain-Boosting Policies

Crypto in China might be under unprecedented government pressure, but the opposite is true of blockchain technology.

News  ·  14 July 2021

Why Crypto Miners Are Expanding Beyond Quebec

Two large bitcoin miners are growing beyond Quebec because of restrictions on the use of power to run their operations.

Features  ·  12 July 2021