Daily Archives: August 8, 2022, 11:44 am

Grewal V. Grewal: What Coinbase’s GC Should Expect from the SEC’s Enforcement Director – The FinReg Blog

Paul Grewal, chief legal officer of Coinbase, and Gurbir Grewal, Director of the SEC’s Enforcement Division, each have a lot on their plate. *** For the second time, Paul and Gurbir’s two worlds have collided. The first time Paul and Gurbir came to figurative blows was when the SEC sent Coinbase a “Wells Notice,” stating that the SEC planned to…

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Crypto Market Turmoil Highlights Personal Risks for Compliance Chiefs – WSJ

The recent crash in the price of some cryptocurrencies, along with a series of hacks and bankruptcies as well as potential new regulatory regimes, underscores the importance of compliance programs in helping protect crypto firms from running afoul of the law. But the increased pressure and attention placed on the industry has stoked the anxiety of individual crypto compliance officers…

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10 Axioms That Crypto-Shills Don’t Want You to Know | LinkedIn

Like most crypto-skeptics, I have no personal or political agenda and do not profit from anti-crypto advocacy. In other words, I have absolutely no stake in the fintech game and opine with objectivity, fairness and impartiality. My conclusions are based solely on exhaustive research and 30+ years of experience working, teaching and writing within the juxtaposition of law, technology and…

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Bitcoin’s Limp Response to BlackRock-Coinbase Deal Is Negative – Bloomberg

You would think the news that Coinbase Global Inc. had entered into a partnership with BlackRock Inc. to help institutional investors manage and trade Bitcoin would energize the slumping cryptocurrency market…. Although Coinbase’s shares rose some 30% last week on the news, Bitcoin fell. If the partnership had happened during the crypto mania of 2019-2021, you can be sure that…

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Congress looks favorably on crypto as FTX fuels huge increase in donations – The Washington Post

It’s been an ugly summer for the cryptocurrency industry everywhere but on Capitol Hill. Despite a pileup of a bad news — layoffs at major companies, ongoing hacks, and the collapse of several high-profile crypto projects that have devastated Main Street investors — the sector is on a hot streak in Congress. Source: Congress looks favorably on crypto as FTX…

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