Sam Bankman-Fried leaving court on February 16, 2023 (Liz Napolitano/CoinDesk)

Here's the Sam Bankman-Fried Trial Schedule

The court will only meet four days most weeks, the calendar shows.

Sep 28, 2023
Tom Duff Gordon, Vice President International Policy at Coinbase.

Europe’s Crypto Industry Wants Staking Clarity as Regulations Loom

The EU and UK may both be contemplating new rules to cover crypto staking — as regulatory action in Switzerland and Singapore offers a cautionary tale.

Sep 28, 2023
Sam Bankman-Fried exiting a New York courthouse earlier this year. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

Judge Denies Temporary Release For Sam Bankman-Fried, Suggests He Could Face 'Very Long Sentence'

Bankman-Fried’s lawyers had requested that he be released for the duration of his trial to ensure that he is able to review material and speak with his counsel.

Sep 28, 2023



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2 Small Wins For Sam Bankman-Fried

Bankman-Fried had a few small wins in court, but his big challenge – securing a temporary release – may be decided later today.

Sep 28, 2023
Why Binance and Banking Giant MUFG Want to Issue Stablecoins in Japan

Binance Japan and Mitsubishi UFJ bank want to help with the country's Web3 ambitions by issuing stablecoins.

Sep 26, 2023
Republicans in the House of Representatives may force a government shutdown that could slow down crypto's U.S. progress. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
U.S. Shutdown, Assuming It Doesn’t Run Long, Will Slow, Not Cripple Crypto Efforts

Experts suggest that the courts and the SEC will keep rolling if the government is shuttered, but an already sluggish interaction with federal officials may be slowed even further.

Sep 25, 2023
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Sam Bankman-Fried (Probably) Won’t Get a 115-Year Prison Sentence

The FTX founder will be defending himself against wire fraud and conspiracy charges. Here's what that means.

Sep 25, 2023