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In Wake of FTX, New York Reminds Crypto Firms to Segregate Customer Funds
The crypto exchange's bankruptcy proceedings revealed poor segregation of customer funds, so the New York regulator is reminding service providers to keep clean records.
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A Surprise Crypto Bill Veto in California
California Gov. Gavin Newsom says no to a bill that passed the Assembly 71-0.
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California Assembly Passes Crypto Regulation Bill That Requires Bank-Issued Stablecoins
The Digital Financial Assets Law, which is similar to New York’s BitLicense, has been criticized by industry stakeholders.
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PayPal to Acquire Crypto Custody Firm Curv, Per CoinDesk Sources
PayPal Converts Conditional Virtual Currency License to Full BitLicense
The payments giant announced it would let users withdraw their crypto holdings to their own wallets earlier today.
PayPal to Acquire Crypto Custody Firm Curv, Per CoinDesk Sources

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Can You Really Build a ‘Crypto Empire’ in the Empire State?
Mayor Eric Adams wants to make New York City the biggest crypto hub in America, but there are a host of obstacles in his way.
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Xapo Gives Up Its NYDFS BitLicense
The New York Department of Financial Services said Xapo surrendered its virtual currency license on Jan. 11.
Xapo founder Wences Casares (CoinDesk archives)

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Kill the BitLicense
The state’s regulatory regime has been bad for New York and bad for crypto.
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BitGo Hires Former NY BitLicense Deputy as Chief Operating Officer
Cassie Lentchner, the crypto custodian’s new COO, joins as BitGo merges with Galaxy Digital.
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Bitcoin Company Bakkt Awarded BitLicense in New York
The bitcoin-focused subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange was awarded both virtual currency and money transmitter licenses.
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Meet the $10B Asset Manager With a 10,000 BTC Treasury, feat. NYDIG’s Robby Gutmann
One of the (quietly) largest players in the institutional bitcoin space discusses the changing investor landscape in his first-ever podcast interview.
Breakdown 11.12 Robby Gutmann, Stone Ridge Holdings Group, NYDIG.