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Well-regulated DeFi systems would still have many of the empowering benefits of those that resist oversight (Yuichiro Chino/Getty Images
Is ‘DeFi Regulation’ an Oxymoron?
Engaging with regulators is more likely to keep DeFi healthy than pretending they don’t exist.
Well-regulated DeFi systems would still have many of the empowering benefits of those that resist oversight (Yuichiro Chino/Getty Images

Fireblocks co-founders (left to right) Idan Ofrat, Michael Shaulov, Pavel Berengoltz (Fireblocks)
One of Germany’s Oldest Banks Taps Fireblocks to Custody Customers’ Crypto
The bank will leverage Fireblocks’ custody technology in a bid to expand crypto services.
Fireblocks co-founders (left to right) Idan Ofrat, Michael Shaulov, Pavel Berengoltz (Fireblocks)

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Aave Proposal Enlists Fireblocks to Aid DeFi Protocol’s Mainstream Finance Push
In a governance proposal, Fireblocks is aiming to become the first Aave Arc whitelister – an initial step that could lead to new frontiers in “institutional DeFi.”
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Crypto Custody Firm Fireblocks Opens Switzerland Office
Morgan Stanley alum Ana Santillan and former Bitcoin Suisse executive Richard Astle will co-lead the new office.
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Liquid Exchange Attack: Can a Crypto Wallet Ever Be 100% Safe From Hacks?
Custody experts say Thursday’s attack could be related to an earlier Liquid hack last November. Is MPC really to blame?
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Former SEC Chair Jay Clayton Joins Crypto Firm Fireblocks
The former securities regulator will work on market structure and customer needs at the crypto custody firm.
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Crypto Custody Firm Fireblocks Raises $310M at $2B Valuation
“It was very important for us to show the customers that we have the balance sheet and valuation to stay independent.”
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Aave, Fireblocks and Galaxy Explore Next Steps Toward Permissioned DeFi
The whitelisting and blacklisting of DeFi participants will make life easier for institutions, but potentially at a cost.
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Custodian Prime Trust Cuts Ties With Crypto Lender Celsius
A source familiar with the situation said Prime Trust’s risk team was concerned about Celsius’ strategy of “endlessly re-hypothecating assets.”
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