Policy

Terraform Labs co-founder Do Kwon (CoinDesk TV and Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
Do Kwon, Terraform Labs Should Get $5.3B Fine, SEC Tells Court

The massive sum is a “conservative measure” of Terraform Labs and Do Kwon’s ill-gotten gains, according to the SEC.

Apr 23, 2024
Kristin Smith, CEO, Blockchain Association (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
Crypto Lobbyists Sue SEC Over 'Dealer' Definition

The SEC adopted a broadened "dealer" definition that might capture crypto traders, the Blockchain Association and Crypto Freedom Alliance of Texas alleged.

Apr 23, 2024
Crypto.com has registered as a crypto provider with the central bank in the Netherlands (crypto.com)
Crypto.com Postpones South Korea Launch After Reports of Money Laundering Probe

The firm maintains the "highest" anti-money laundering standards in the industry, it said in a statement to CoinDesk.

Apr 23, 2024


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Features

Alex Mashinsky, founder of Celsius Network (CoinDesk)
NovaWulf Plans to Tokenize Equity of Celsius’ New Firm With $2B Assets, After Takeover

Celsius Network contacted 130 interested parties and signed confidentiality agreements with 40, before choosing NovaWulf.

Apr 14, 2023
A 30MW HIVE Blockchain facility in the military town of Boden, Sweden (Sandali Handagama/CoinDesk)
Sweden Drives Final Nail Into Its Bitcoin Mining Industry With Tax Hike

The 6,000% increase in taxes per kilowatt hour of energy may "ultimately destroy the industry" in the country.

Apr 14, 2023
Bank of England (Camomile Shumba/CoinDesk)
What the Bank of England’s Stablecoins Regime Could Look Like

The Bank of England's upcoming crypto regime would try to ensure that funds are returned to customers when certain crypto firms enter a crisis.

Mar 29, 2023
Dubai (Lu ShaoJi/Getty)
Dubai’s Crypto Industry Welcomes New Licensing Regime Amid Global Regulatory Uncertainty

The emirate’s ambitious framework tackles a broad range of assets and activities, designed to attract firms seeking regulatory clarity.

Mar 2, 2023