Nikhilesh De

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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Bitcoin Falls 8%, Drops Below $62K Before Rebound
Other major cryptocurrencies saw similar declines.
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Hacker Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Stealing Over $12M From Crypto Exchanges
Shakeeb Ahmed stole over $12 million from Nirvana Finance and a DEX thought to be Crema Finance.
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FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Appeals Fraud Conviction
Bankman-Fried was convicted last year on fraud and conspiracy charges.
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Sam Bankman-Fried (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Is the Sam Bankman-Fried Story Over?
He was sentenced last month. What did we learn?
Sam Bankman-Fried (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
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What a Judge Said About the SEC's Suit Against Coinbase
A federal judge had a lot to say about the SEC's claims in its suit against Coinbase.
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Tornado Cash Dev Roman Storm Moves to Dismiss Indictment Over Crypto-Laundering Allegations
Storm was arrested last year over his work with the mixer.
SDNY Courthouse 40 Centre Street
Catlin Long, Founder and CEO, Custodia Bank (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
Custodia Bank Loses Lawsuit Challenging Fed Rejection of Master Account Application
The Federal Reserve has discretion in deciding whether to grant a master account, a judge ruled.
Catlin Long, Founder and CEO, Custodia Bank (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
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SBF Is Going to Prison for 25 Years
A judge sentenced Bankman-Fried to a quarter century after a brief hearing.
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Sam Bankman-Fried, middle, walks into court on Aug. 11, 2023. (Victor Chen/CoinDesk)
Sam Bankman-Fried Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison
The former FTX CEO was convicted of seven counts of fraud and conspiracy in November, a year after the once-giant cryptocurrency exchange collapsed.
Sam Bankman-Fried, middle, walks into court on Aug. 11, 2023. (Victor Chen/CoinDesk)
Brian Armstrong speaks at a political rally hosted by Stand With Crypto. (Screenshot from Coinbase video)
Coinbase Loses Most of Motion to Dismiss SEC Lawsuit
A judge ruled that the SEC made a plausible argument that Coinbase is operating as an unregistered broker, exchange and clearinghouse.
Brian Armstrong speaks at a political rally hosted by Stand With Crypto. (Screenshot from Coinbase video)