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Jesse Hamilton

Jesse Hamilton is CoinDesk's deputy managing editor on the Global Policy and Regulation team, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining CoinDesk in 2022, he worked for more than a decade covering Wall Street regulation at Bloomberg News and Businessweek, writing about the early whisperings among federal agencies trying to decide what to do about crypto. He’s won several national honors in his reporting career, including from his time as a war correspondent in Iraq and as a police reporter for newspapers. Jesse is a graduate of Western Washington University, where he studied journalism and history. He has no crypto holdings.

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German Regulator Calls for New DeFi Laws

BaFin's Birgit Rodolphe cites the potential for fraud and investor losses.

BaFin's Birgit Rodolphe cites the potential for fraud and investor losses.

Derivatives' Old Guard Fights FTX Chief Over Plan to Cut Out Middlemen

FTX CEO Bankman-Fried testified at a House hearing, defending his CFTC proposal to directly clear customers’ margin-backed derivatives.

FTX CEO Bankman-Fried testified at a House hearing, defending his CFTC proposal to directly clear customers’ margin-backed derivatives.

'Failure Should Be an Option,' US Sen. Pat Toomey Says of UST Turmoil

The Banking Committee’s top Republican doesn’t want asset-backed stablecoins tarnished by the UST drama.

The Banking Committee’s top Republican doesn’t want asset-backed stablecoins tarnished by the UST drama.

UST Meltdown Hasn't Spurred US Financial Stability Council Meeting: Sources

U.S. federal officials aren’t getting together to follow the game plan that’s typical when mainstream financial firms flounder.

U.S. federal officials aren’t getting together to follow the game plan that’s typical when mainstream financial firms flounder.

UST Woes Draw Spotlight in Janet Yellen's Senate Hearing on Financial Risks

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen highlights latest news on UST algorithmic stablecoin losing its dollar peg during Senate Banking Committee hearing.

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen highlights latest news on UST algorithmic stablecoin losing its dollar peg during Senate Banking Committee hearing.

New Fed Report Repeats Warning About Stablecoin Run Risks as UST Loses Peg

The Federal Reserve's biannual report came out on the same day Terra's dollar-pegged UST stablecoin fell below $0.85.

The Federal Reserve's biannual report came out on the same day Terra's dollar-pegged UST stablecoin fell below $0.85.

US Court Orders BitMEX Founders to Pay $30M for Illegal Trading

Co-founders Arthur Hayes, Benjamin Delo and Samuel Reed must each pay $10 million, the CFTC said.

Co-founders Arthur Hayes, Benjamin Delo and Samuel Reed must each pay $10 million, the CFTC said.

US Court Orders BitMEX Founders to Pay $30M for Illegal Trading

Arthur Hayes, Benjamin Delo and Samuel Reed will each pay $10 million for their role operating BitMEX.

Arthur Hayes, Benjamin Delo and Samuel Reed will each pay $10 million for their role operating BitMEX.

US House Panel to Weigh FTX Proposal on Clearing Customers’ Swaps Trades

As the CFTC is still considering FTX.US' application, lawmakers will examine the potential trend at hearing.

As the CFTC is still considering FTX.US' application, lawmakers will examine the potential trend at hearing.