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The Bizarre (Sort of) Bipartisanship of the Crypto Congress
A who's who of politicians who matter for crypto in the nation's capital. By Jeff Wilser.
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After FTX: How Congress Is Gearing Up to Regulate Crypto
The industry is finally earning the priority status it desperately wanted, but for the wrong reasons, says CoinDesk's Jesse Hamilton.
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Rep. French Hill
US House Republicans to Set Up Crypto Committee to Oversee Shaky Industry: Report
The new subcommittee on digital assets, financial technology and inclusion will be chaired by Rep. French Hill (R-Ark.)
Rep. French Hill

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Is Political Gridlock Good for Crypto?
The House of Representatives can’t seem to elect a Speaker. Can it be expected to pass crypto legislation?
BD01-07-23

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Brazil’s President Signs Crypto Regulations Into Law
Companies in the sector will have 180 days to adapt to the new rules.
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CDCROP: U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)
Self-Custody Is the Antidote to FTX’s Fraud
Senator Elizabeth Warren’s proposed bill would make transacting with self-hosted wallets much more difficult.
CDCROP: U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

CDCROP: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) attends a Senate Armed Services hearing on Capitol Hill March 15, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Elizabeth Warren's New Financial Surveillance Bill Is a Disaster for Privacy and Civil Liberties
The proposal would turn blockchains into permissioned ledgers surveilled by centralized gatekeepers.
CDCROP: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) attends a Senate Armed Services hearing on Capitol Hill March 15, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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US Senators Warren, Marshall Introduce Digital Assets Anti-Money Laundering Bill
The proposal will bring know-your-customer rules to crypto participants such as wallet providers and miners.
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CDCROP: Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, on Capitol Hill, September 15, 2022 in Washington, DC.  (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)
Gensler Says SEC Is Fine Going After Crypto With Its Current Authority
As a new Congress prepares to work on uncertain crypto legislation next year, the SEC chairman says his agency needs nothing apart from more money and more reach overseas.
CDCROP: Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, on Capitol Hill, September 15, 2022 in Washington, DC.  (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Brian Quintenz, former commissioner at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
A16z Elevates Former US CFTC Commissioner Quintenz to Policy Chief
Brian Quintenz, who served at the agency that’s expected to oversee crypto trading, has dabbled in industry advisory roles since leaving the CFTC last year.
Brian Quintenz, former commissioner at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission