Daily Archives: April 29, 2023, 9:28 am

Top-Ten List of JRS Twitter-Rebuttals | John Reed Stark

For those considering posting a Tweet offering criticism of any ilk relating to crypto, Web3, DeFi, NFTs, etc., the top ten list of streamlined rebuttals set forth below will prove immensely helpful to counter Tweets that fall into category 3 (Big Crypto Talking Points and Personal Attacks). For example, going forward, when I tweet anything about an SEC crypto-related enforcement…

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Coinbase Taps Scalia, Top Former Federal Enforcers in SEC Fight

Coinbase Global Inc., which pledged Thursday to “exhaust all avenues” in countering the SEC, is staffing up legally with an ex-Trump Cabinet member and two former federal enforcers. Coinbase’s outside legal team includes former US Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia, who is a Gibson Dunn partner, and two former enforcement directors—Steven Peikin of the Securities and Exchange Commission and James McDonald…

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Crypto Industry Is ‘Absolutely’ at War Against Gensler, Warren, Blockchain Association CEO Smith Says

The crypto industry is “absolutely at war” against policy and lawmakers in the U.S., particularly against Securities and Exchange (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Blockchain Association CEO Kristin Smith said during a panel Friday at Consensus 2023. “Elizabeth Warren has an anti crypto army. She is advertising on Twitter for her campaign, that she has an…

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U.S. House Will Have Crypto Bill in 2 Months, Says Rep. Patrick McHenry

The U.S. House Financial Services Committee and House Agriculture Committee will put together legislation to oversee the crypto sector in the “next two months” after holding joint public hearings starting May, said Rep. Patrick McHenry (R–N.C.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee. When asked whether such a bill could be signed by President Joe Biden in the next 12…

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