The pen of a regulator may be mightier than the sword, J. Christopher Giancarlo has shown by stepping into the ranks of French knighthood in part for his support of cryptocurrencies.
Giancarlo, who once ran the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and wrote the book “CryptoDad: The Fight for the Future of Money,” has been appointed as a chevalier – French for “knight” – in the National Order of Merit, with the Monday ceremony noting his crypto background.
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