Regulation

In the midst of a fraught period for some high-profile United States crypto firms and financial regulators, Kraken’s chief legal officer (CLO) is calling for a dose of pragmatism going forward. Speaking on Bloomberg’s “QuickTake Stock” broadcast on Thursday, CLO Marco Santori told viewers, “You’re living in a fantasy world if you don’t believe that this
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Governments are tasked with bringing fair and efficient services to the public. Unfortunately, providing transparency and accountability often results in a reduction in efficiency and effectiveness or vice versa. Governments are usually forced to choose to improve one at the cost of the other. On rare occasions, technology comes along that enables governments to improve
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The Chinese government is getting more serious about cracking down on the cryptocurrency industry as state authorities are bringing forces to combat crypto operations in the country. The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) officially announced on Sept. 24 a set of new measures to fight against crypto adoption in China, including promoting stronger inter-departmental coordination in
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The legal status of cryptocurrencies remains a mixed bag of regulatory positions, depending on the jurisdiction being considered. While some countries move toward blanket prohibitions or stringent regulations, others elect to go with a more open approach to crypto. For Ukraine, the latter path appears to be the case, with the government encouraging legalized crypto
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HSBC, the largest European bank with total assets of $3 trillion, maintains a skeptical stance on cryptocurrency while promoting the central bank digital currency (CBDC) development. HSBC Group CEO Noel Quinn penned an article, New forms of digital money could spur growth, outlining the firm’s commitment to supporting the concept of CBDC as it provides transparent
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Crypto companies from the United States filed two registration statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) seeking permission to sell exchange-traded funds (ETF) in relation to Bitcoin (BTC) and decentralized finance (DeFi). An Atlanta-based investment company, Invesco joined New York’s Galaxy Digital Funds to file and register Invesco Galaxy Bitcoin ETF, a trust with
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Bloomberg Intelligence Commodity Strategist Mike McGlone believes it is only a matter of time before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approves the country’s first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). In an interview with Stansberry Investor host Daniela Cambone on Sept. 21, McGlone asserted that Canada is extending a competitive lead over the United States
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