Policy Week

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What Crypto Legislation Could Look Like for the US, UK and Europe
Several regulatory initiatives are underway to expand oversight of this nascent industry, the former head of fintech at the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority writes.
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Instead of Slowing Innovation, Regulation May Drive Demand for ReFi
At the intersection of crypto and climate activism, the business community is seeking the power of regulation to spur adoption and action, writes sustainability advocate Boyd...
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Privacy Is a Human Right – and the 118th Congress Must Defend It
U.S. lawmakers must prevent the further erosion of our privacy rights by defending our right to use privacy-preserving tech and passing laws against unreasonable and constant...
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The Revolving Door Is Good for Bitcoin
There are legitimate concerns when regulators and business people can easily swap places, but this cross-pollination may also lead to good policy.
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A Crypto Whisperer on How Regulators Toss Retail Into the Deep End
Industry commentator Maya Zehavi shares her views on capital controls, overregulation and crypto’s broken promises.
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How to Expand Blockchain Beyond Fintech and Into Factories
Can a blockchain decrease turnover and absenteeism while improving productivity in factories? Yes, preliminary research from New America suggests.
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What CBDCs Mean for the Future of DeFi and Stablecoins
Central bank-issued digital currencies are an existential threat to permissionless stablecoins and finance.
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The US Needs a Dedicated Crypto Regulator
The current hodgepodge of regulators isn’t cutting it.
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Why US Policymakers Should Embrace Web 3
Three words: progress, opportunity and inclusion.
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Is ‘DeFi Regulation’ an Oxymoron?
Engaging with regulators is more likely to keep DeFi healthy than pretending they don’t exist.
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