The White House and Congress have yet to offer policy clarity for the crypto industry. Their agenda isn't focused on innovation and growth.
From securities law to DeFi, there's a lot for U.S. regulatory agencies to clarify about crypto in the year ahead.
DeFi needs to self-regulate or, as happened with ICOs, regulators will punish irrational exuberance in the crypto markets.
Hester Peirce's safe harbor proposal would benefit from greater protections for token holders, say two law professors.
In this state of regulatory uncertainty, blockchain conferences help to find common ground between founders, developers and regulators.
The crypto space is shifting rapidly with new innovations – but the industry still faces a number of urgent questions, says angel investor Donna Redel.