US OCC Seeks End to Bank Deplatforming of 'Disfavored' Industries

US OCC Seeks End to Bank Deplatforming of ‘Disfavored’ Industries

Call it the CPR for Operation Choke Point. The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, a national bank regulator led by former Coinbase counsel Brian Books, has proposed a rule that would forbid banks to blacklist legal industries — including, presumably, cryptocurrency firms.  Under the proposed rule, banks could deny financial services to …

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