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Bitcoin News Roundup for July 2, 2021
Crypto News Roundup for July 29, 2021
With bitcoin hovering around $40K and a look at a troubling-for-crypto section of Washington’s proposed Infrastructure bill, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup.
Bitcoin News Roundup for July 2, 2021

Sen. Elizabeth Warren
Senator Warren Urges ‘Coordinated and Holistic’ Response to ‘Dangers’ of Crypto
In her letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Warren cited DeFi, crypto-enabled cyber attacks and unique threats posed by stablecoins as risks to the financial system.
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FSA
Japan Increasing Efforts to Regulate Digital Currency: Report
The move is a sign of increasing concern that new forms of private money could disrupt Japan's financial system.
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OCC
OCC, Fed, FDIC Mulling Forming an Interagency Policy Team on Crypto
"Prior to this meeting, Vice Chair Quarles, Chair McWilliams and I had talked about potentially putting together an interagency policy sprint team just on crypto because of exactly the concerns you've described," Hsu said.
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Coinbase
Coinbase CEO Armstrong Lobbies US Lawmakers as Crypto Scrutiny Ramps Up
Armstrong said he visited Capitol Hill to network and help answer questions about crypto.
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Nigerian Central Bank Says Its Ban on Crypto Accounts Is Nothing New
The Central Bank of Nigeria said its warning to banks on Friday was not a new position, but a reiteration of its 2017 stance on cryptocurrencies.
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Library of Congress Reports Surge in Crypto Law Searches
The surge comes as America's largest library rolls out a crypto regulatory guide.
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TAKellermann
Infosec Exec Urges US Lawmakers to Tighten Crypto Regs Over Pandemic-Driven Scams
Cryptocurrencies should be regulated more stringently, a VMWare security executive told U.S. lawmakers, citing a rise in cybercrime during the pandemic.
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Crypto Should Try Self-Regulation, CFTC Commissioner Says
Commissioner Brian Quintenz called on the industry to form a self-regulatory body and startup execs said oversight is a fact of life at a Yahoo event.
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hawaii
Hawaiian Bills Would Capture Crypto Under Money Transmission Law
Hawaiian lawmakers are aiming to address cryptocurrency, this time by update money transmission law in the state.
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