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Nikhilesh De

Nikhilesh De is CoinDesk's managing editor for global policy and regulation, covering regulators, lawmakers and institutions. When he's not reporting on digital assets and policy, he can be found admiring Amtrak or building LEGO trains. He owns < $50 in BTC and < $20 in ETH. He was named the Association of Cryptocurrency Journalists and Researchers' Journalist of the Year in 2020.

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California Regulator Targets 11 Crypto Trading Desks Operating Like 'Ponzis'
California's financial regulator brought enforcement actions against 11 little-known crypto companies Tuesday, alleging they stole customer funds or operated like Ponzi schemes.
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Interpreting the CFTC’s Lawsuit Against Ooki DAO
The CFTC sent shockwaves through the U.S. crypto industry by suing a DAO, but it doesn’t actually seem to be questioning decentralization.
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California 'BitLicense' Bill Vetoed by Gov. Gavin Newsom
The bill would have created a crypto licensing regime and set up rules for stablecoins.
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Here’s What’s In the White House’s Crypto Reports
The White House published six reports and a framework. Here’s what they said.
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Digital Dollar Likely Won't Be Part of Retail Banking World, US Lawmaker Says
White House reports on central bank digital currencies "point the way" but Congress still has to pass legislation on these issues, Congressman Jim Himes told CoinDesk.
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US Treasury Wants Public to Comment on Crypto’s Role in Illicit Finance
The Treasury Department listed a number of questions, asking the general public to weigh in on how it’s approaching cryptocurrencies and their possible role in illegal activities.
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SEC, Ripple Call for Immediate Ruling in Suit Over Whether XRP Sales Violated Securities Laws
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Ripple Labs both filed motions for summary judgment, arguing that a judge overseeing the case has enough information to make a ruling without moving the case forward to a trial.
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Biden’s Executive Order Produces Few Answers in Crypto Reports From US Treasury
After six months, the federal government’s review of the crypto world hasn’t yet offered a road map for oversight, though it hinted at a federal regulatory structure and emphasized that a central bank digital currency may have serious support.
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Crypto Lending Company Celsius Files for Permission to Sell Its Stablecoin Holdings
The bankrupt company currently owns 11 forms of stablecoins totaling approximately $23 million, according to disclosures.
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US Treasury Sanctions Russian Paramilitary Group Crowdfunding Ukraine War With Crypto
“Task Force Rusich” raised thousands of dollars in crypto to resupply soldiers fighting in Ukraine.
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