Policy

Muneeb Ali, CEO, Trust Machines, and Kyle Rojas, Global BD and Partnerships, Edge & Node / The Graph
SEC Drops Investigation of Bitcoin L2 Stacks and Builder Hiro, Filing Says

The conclusion of the probe into Hiro, formerly known as Blockstack, which raised $70 million via token sales from 2017 to 2019, is another win for the crypto industry in its...

Jul 12, 2024
SEC Chair Gary Gensler (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Judge Sends Coinbase Back to the Drawing Board Over Efforts to Subpoena SEC’s Gary Gensler

The New York judge overseeing the SEC’s case against Coinbase said the crypto exchange’s attempts to subpoena Gensler’s personal devices were surprising – “and not in a good...

OKX's planned European hub of Malta (Nick Fewings/Unsplash)
OKX Picks Malta Over France as Europe Hub to Comply With EU's MiCA Crypto Rules: Sources

OKX previously said in May 2023 that France would be its preferred European hub. "Compliance in Malta is way more lenient," said a person with direct knowledge of OKX's EU reg...

Jul 11, 2024


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Tether’s Banking Relationships, Commercial Paper Exposure Detailed in Newly Released Legal Documents

Obtained by CoinDesk under a Freedom of Information Law request, the documents offer a rare but limited window into the reserves behind USDT, the crypto market’s largest stabl...

Jun 16, 2023
Dresden Mayor Bill Hall (Doreen Wang/CoinDesk)
The Bitcoin Mining Debate Is Ignoring the People Most Affected

Snowballing misinformation has painted an inaccurate and incomplete portrait of a complicated industry – and that is having a real impact on policy.

May 23, 2023
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