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Congress and Crypto Season 4: An Uphill Battle
Crypto policy efforts would make great TV, Ron Hammond, director of government relations for the Blockchain Association, writes.
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The New Crypto Policy Blueprint, With Kristin Smith
The executive director of the Blockchain Association gives the lay of the Washington, D.C., land.
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CDCROP: Kristin Smith, Executive Director, Blockchain Association at Consensus 2022 (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
FTX Debacle Could Lead to Crypto Legislation ‘Momentum’: Blockchain Association’s Kristin Smith
The executive director discusses why the fall of FTX was a “massive setback” for the industry but not the end for crypto, and what likely happened to the $73 million in political donations from Sam Bankman-Fried.
CDCROP: Kristin Smith, Executive Director, Blockchain Association at Consensus 2022 (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)

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Why a Divided Congress Is Bullish for Crypto
Bipartisan efforts to regulate crypto are moving forward, but U.S. representatives should keep crypto's core tenets of privacy, decentralization and financial freedom closely in mind.
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CDCROP: Official Portrait of Congressman Jim Himes, 113th Congress / Kristin Smith from the Blockchain Association (House.gov/Kristin Smith)
Binance-FTX Deal Will Bring Regulatory 'Scrutiny’ on Crypto Exchanges: Blockchain Association’s Kristin Smith
The executive director discusses why FTX’s fall from grace is likely to “open up a more robust” debate surrounding regulation for exchanges in future. U.S. Rep. Jim Himes of Connecticut weighs in.
CDCROP: Official Portrait of Congressman Jim Himes, 113th Congress / Kristin Smith from the Blockchain Association (House.gov/Kristin Smith)

CDCROP: Kristin Smith, Executive Director, Blockchain Association at Consensus 2022 (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
Crypto Lobbyist Group Blockchain Association Asks Court for Permission to Support Ripple Against SEC Case
The Internet Choice Advocates Network and SpendTheBits also filed amicus briefs.
CDCROP: Kristin Smith, Executive Director, Blockchain Association at Consensus 2022 (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)

The Blockchain Association's Kristin Smith (Melody Wang/CoinDesk)
Blockchain Association Sets Up New Crypto Industry PAC
The political action committee won’t be in full swing for the midterm elections that settle which party will control Congress
The Blockchain Association's Kristin Smith (Melody Wang/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Tribal offers a business-to-business payment platform. (Tribal)
Plataforma de pagos B2B Tribal se une a grupo de lobby Blockchain Association
La compañía, enfocada en mercados emergentes, dijo que planea comprometerse con los reguladores y otros actores.
CDCROP: Tribal offers a business-to-business payment platform. (Tribal)

CDCROP: Tribal offers a business-to-business payment platform. (Tribal)
B2B Payments Platform Tribal Joins the Blockchain Association
The emerging markets-focused company is becoming a member of the crypto-lobbying group and plans to engage with regulators and other stakeholders.
CDCROP: Tribal offers a business-to-business payment platform. (Tribal)

The Blockchain Association's Kristin Smith (Melody Wang/CoinDesk)
CoinDesk Confidential: Kristin Smith
Washington, D.C.'s crypto whisperer answers our special questionnaire ahead of Consensus 2022.
The Blockchain Association's Kristin Smith (Melody Wang/CoinDesk)