State of Crypto

State of Crypto: The Latest on Congress’s Crypto Tax Provision

It's still unclear whether Congress will adopt any amendments.

Policy & regulation  ·  24 August 2021

State of Crypto: The Crypto Provision in the Infrastructure Bill Now Depends on Non-Crypto Issues

The crypto industry wants to change a tax provision when the House takes up the Senate's infrastructure bill, but other issues may take precedence.

Policy & regulation  ·  17 August 2021

State of Crypto: What Just Happened in the US Senate?

After all the drama of the past week, the industry is right where it was eight days ago.

Policy & regulation  ·  10 August 2021

State of Crypto: Infrastructure Bill Shows Congress Sees Crypto as Here to Stay

Congress's infrastructure bill may not be great for the U.S. crypto sector, but that there's a tax provision at all shows lawmakers recognize the industry's permanence.

Policy & regulation  ·  3 August 2021

State of Crypto: Congress Is Holding 3 Hearings Today, Here’s What to Expect

Congress is holding three simultaneous hearings around cryptocurrencies today – and they're all on different types of use cases.

Policy & regulation  ·  27 July 2021

State of Crypto: Stablecoin Rules Are Coming

Regulatory authorities are talking about stablecoins more and more, but it remains to be seen what they’ll actually implement.

Policy & regulation  ·  20 July 2021

State of Crypto: Binance Is Firmly in the Regulatory Crosshairs

World regulators have announced warnings around Binance, drawing attention to the exchange's operations and hinting at future actions.

Policy & regulation  ·  13 July 2021

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

State of Crypto: Inside the NRCC’s Plan to Accept Crypto Donations

The NRCC will soon accept crypto donations because Republican donors requested the payment method, the campaign committee's chair said.

Policy & regulation  ·  29 June 2021

State of Crypto: Reflecting on Libra’s (Regulatory) Legacy

Facebook unveiled the Libra project a little over two years ago today. The original vision may have died but its legacy will live on.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 June 2021

State of Crypto: Congressional Hearings Are Ramping Up

We're seeing regulators and lawmakers pay closer attention to crypto and, specifically, how it may be regulated.

Policy & regulation  ·  15 June 2021

State of Crypto: Ransomware Is a Crypto Problem

The crypto industry needs to pay attention to – and help fight – the growing ransomware threat.

Policy & regulation  ·  8 June 2021

State of Crypto: Federal Regulations Are Coming Into Focus

A lot happened in May on the regulatory front. We’re finally getting a view of what the Biden Administration may do about crypto.

Policy & regulation  ·  1 June 2021

State of Crypto: What Regulators Said at Consensus 2021

Regulators are getting more involved in crypto, or so they said at this year's Consensus event.

Policy & regulation  ·  28 May 2021

State of Crypto: Meet Lael Brainard, the Fed’s CBDC Champion

Last year, Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard announced the Boston branch of the U.S. central bank was exploring a digital dollar. She’ll be speaking next week at Consensus.

Policy & regulation  ·  18 May 2021