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Law Decoded: Competing narratives around crypto clash on the Earth Day, April 19-26

Law Decoded: Competing narratives around crypto clash on the Earth Day, April 19-26

The future of crypto adoption will largely depend on which of the competing narratives about digital assets and blockchain’s environmental effects prevails. 700 Total views 15 Total shares Regulation by enforcement, a fast and economical substitute for thorough rulemaking, is widely regarded as some of the U.S. executive agencies’ preeminent approach to crypto regulation. It […]

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Old but gold: Can digital assets become part of Americans’ retirement plans?

Old but gold: Can digital assets become part of Americans’ retirement plans?

On March 11, the United States Department of Labor warned employers that sponsor 401(k) retirement plans to “exercise extreme care” when dealing with cryptocurrencies and other digital assets, even threatening to pay extra legal attention to retirement plans with significant crypto investments. Its rationale is familiar to any crypto investor: The risk of fraud aside, […]

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Congress members concerned SEC stifling innovation with crypto scrutiny

Congress members concerned SEC stifling innovation with crypto scrutiny

“Overburdensome” — Eight members of Congress have expressed concern that Gary Gensler’s scrutiny of crypto firms is unfairly suffocating the industry. 1468 Total views 20 Total shares In a bipartisan letter put forward by Republican Minnesota Congressman Tom Emmer, a cohort of Congress members has written to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler, […]

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Crypto industry seeks to educate, influence US lawmakers as it faces increasing regulation

Crypto industry seeks to educate, influence US lawmakers as it faces increasing regulation

Interaction between the cryptocurrency industry and Capitol Hill is becoming ever more intensive as efforts to regulate crypto grow in tandem with its popularity. The surge in crypto industry lobbying last year was given some concrete parameters in February by crypto analytics startup Crypto Head. It released a report showing that the crypto companies that […]

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