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Legal Expert Says Mango Markets Exploit Case Is Wake-Up Call For DAOs

Benjamin Bathgate, partner at Canadian-based law firm McMillan LLP, says the lawsuit against Avraham Eisenberg, the alleged Mango Markets exploiter, could impact how DAOs implement their legal and governing structures in the future.

Feb 3, 2023
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US CFTC Chief Promises More ‘Precedent-Setting’ Crypto Enforcement Cases

Commission Chairman Behnam says his agency is gearing up for another year of significant actions in the crypto industry as he tries to ramp up his enforcement staff.

Feb 3, 2023
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Nigeria’s Bitcoin Premiums May Better Reflect Country’s Demand for the Dollar, Not Crypto

Nigerians are paying a premium, but probably more for the U.S. dollar than for bitcoin, an analyst told CoinDesk.

Feb 3, 2023


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UK Crypto Rules Set a Modest Post-Brexit Divergence From the European Union

The industry is keenly watching divergences from Brussels in areas like stablecoins, lending and bitcoin disclosures.

Feb 3, 2023
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UK Crypto Industry Celebrates Government’s Planned Exemptions for Crypto Ad Approvals

But the country’s financial watchdog says it will “take a consistent approach to that taken for other high-risk investments,” when the time comes to set up enforcement rules.

Feb 2, 2023
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UK Crypto Firms to Get Broad Laws, May Need New Authorization

The industry has largely welcomed plans that could cover crypto lending and NFTs, and force foreign companies to register and set up in the country.

Feb 1, 2023
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Coinbase’s $3.6M Dutch Fine Shows Crypto Will Hit Road Bumps as It Goes Mainstream

As crypto comes within the regulatory fold, there will be disputes over rules, procedures and jurisdiction – and the relatively compliant may end up bearing the brunt of regulators’ wrath.

Jan 26, 2023

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