Noelle Acheson

What QuadrigaCX Says About Institutional Crypto Investment

| Noelle Acheson

Noelle Acheson looks at the lessons learned for the crypto market following the collapse of the QuadrigaCX exchange.

What We’re Missing About Institutional Investment in Crypto Winter

| Noelle Acheson

Institutional investment in crypto is not as divorced from retail sentiment as many believe, writes Noelle Acheson.

dictionaries, words

Security Tokens vs. Tokenized Securities: It’s More Than Semantics

| Noelle Acheson

Security tokens and tokenized securities are not the same thing – it's important that we recognize the difference, argues Noelle Acheson.

Oceans Apart: Crypto Regulation in the US and EU

| Noelle Acheson

The differences between U.S. and EU approaches to crypto asset regulation are even more complicated than they appear, writes Noelle Acheson.

Tokenized Securities: Curb Your Enthusiasm

| Noelle Acheson

Tokenized securities hold promise, but we shouldn't overlook how hard it is to spin up new markets.

law, legal

Why the CFTC’s Questions About Ethereum Matter

| Noelle Acheson

The questions on ethereum the CFTC put to the public show that the regulator has been considering derivatives on cryptocurrencies other than bitcoin…

Coinbase and the Awkwardness of Growing Up

| Noelle Acheson

Coinbase's reveal of 31 tokens it's considering listing sparked a flurry of controversy. The strategy makes business sense, but the communication…

The SEC’s Recent Rulings Are More About Exchanges Than ICOs

| Noelle Acheson

The SEC's focus on crypto exchanges may disrupt some business models, add compliance and paperwork costs, and perhaps trigger a sector concentration.

Bitmain Is Going Public, But What Type of Investment Is It Anyway?

| Noelle Acheson

The difference with Bitmain going public is the investor exposure to cryptocurrencies. And that's where things get complicated...

commerzbank, banking

How Commerzbank Is Throwing Out the Business Blockchain Playbook

| Noelle Acheson

The German bank is building on five different blockchains, and not just to hedge its bets – it sees a multi-chain future.