While the action raises philosophical implications for the battle over privacy online, more immediate effects raise serious questions about the resilience of Ethereum’s decentralized finance ecosystem.
The Treasury-led President’s Working Group on Financial Markets (PWG) issued a long-awaited 22-page report on stablecoins that explores risks associated with stablecoins and makes recommendations on how to best mitigate those risks.
On Thursday, the Financial Action Task Force (“FATF”) issued its long-awaited finalized guidance on virtual asset service providers (“VASPs”), giving additional clarity on the characteristics that would qualify an entity as being defined as a VASP.
As regulators continue to jostle for jurisdiction, lawmakers in Washington are bogged down with fights on several fronts that threaten to derail major crypto-related action.
In this report, we review the timeline of events, breakdown our view on the language in the bill, and discuss the implications, both good and bad.
A bipartisan infrastructure bill making its way through Congress contains broad language that would subject swaths of the cryptocurrency industry to IRS reporting regulations, including entities that would be pragmatically unable to comply.
In this report, we explain the history of the travel rule, examine how the rule is implemented in traditional markets, and explore what it means for crypto.
Since China’s FSDC announced a new effort to “crack down on bitcoin mining and trading”, regulatory action against Chinese miners and trading firms has accelerated at both the national and provincial levels.
On May 7, Colonial Pipeline’s billing system was hacked, leading to suspension of service and gasoline shortages across a broad swath of the Southeastern US.