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DeFi Needs Clear Regulation; Or Does it? Feat. PaperImperium

DeFi Needs Clear Regulation; Or Does it? Feat. PaperImperium

This week, “Opinionated” hosts Ben Schiller, Anna Baydakova and Danny Nelson are talking to PaperImperium, the first and only pseudonymous crypto advocate, lobbying on behalf of MakerDAO in the corridors of power. PaperImperium, or Paper, or Chris (his real name, but he’s not keen to publicize his full name), is advocating for a clear regulation …

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SEC issues no-action letter in response to digital asset securities questions

SEC’s Hester Peirce hopes 2021 will be a ‘turning point’ for crypto regulation in the U.S.

SEC commissioner Hester Peirce remarked during a virtual conference appearance last week that “evidence-based rulemaking is not yet the norm in crypto-regulation” as part of a wider exploration of the topic. Peirce spoke on March 15 during an event organized by the British Blockchain Association. According to a transcript of her speech, Peirce once again …

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What do SEC and CFTC press releases reveal about crypto regulation efforts?

What do SEC and CFTC press releases reveal about crypto regulation efforts?

Quick Take We analyzed the press releases of the SEC and the CFTC to draw insights on crypto-related enforcement efforts In 2020, we’ve seen the growth of crypto enforcement from the SEC drop while rising for the CFTC This research piece is available to members of The Block Genesis. You can continue reading this Genesis …

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Stablecoins' rising demand to attract increased regulation

Stablecoins’ rising demand to attract increased regulation

Cryptocurrency markets have seen steady growth; increased regulatory clarity has enabled greater adoption. With growing uncertainty in the global markets, many have turned to crypto as a safe-haven asset for long-term investment. Along with these developments, it is also interesting to note 2020 has been a significant year for stablecoins in general. As adoption in …

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