Former U.S. Treasury official Michael Barr fielded questions about crypto during his Senate nomination hearing.
Federal officials saw Coinbase’s admission about customers’ vulnerability in a bankruptcy and will call for congressional action to segregate clients’ funds, source says.
FTX CEO Bankman-Fried testified at a House hearing, defending his CFTC proposal to directly clear customers’ margin-backed derivatives.
The Banking Committee’s top Republican doesn’t want asset-backed stablecoins tarnished by the UST drama.
While crypto policy is unlikely to sway the outcome of Tuesday’s primary, its mindshare among the candidates augurs well for the industry’s clout in the nation’s capital.
Regulation surrounding digital assets now seems to be picking up, but what would such a framework entail and what aspects of the digital asset ecosystem will the regulation affect?
The bill will be voted on by the Chamber of Deputies and, if approved, can be vetoed by the executive branch.
Obama-era Treasury veteran Michael Barr must still win a difficult Senate confirmation.
The Wyoming senator, a speaker at CoinDesk's Consensus festival, holds plenty of BTC and champions crypto whenever she can.
The former congressman brings a wealth of government experience to the Swiss startup