policy week

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What I Learned About Crypto Regulation From a Week in DC
Crypto has arrived in the capital and concerns about stablecoins are very real. Nikhilesh De, CoinDesk’s managing editor for global policy and regulation, takes stock.
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Opinionated 4:3
Is Crypto Really a Threat to Financial Stability?
Suggestions from senior officials that digital assets are a danger to the world economy seem premature and wide of the mark. But at least regulators are finally taking the industry seriously.
Opinionated 4:3

SEC No-Action Letter Request 2: The #NFT (Brian Frye/OpenSea)
NFT Artist Brian Frye Wants You to Steal This Article
Frye is for plagiarism, against copyright and sort of neutral on securities law.
SEC No-Action Letter Request 2: The #NFT (Brian Frye/OpenSea)

Cornell University Professor Saule Omarova (Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs)
In Defense of OCC Nominee Saule Omarova
Right-wing critics have dismissed the Cornell academic as a dangerous socialist. But her actual views bear more investigation.
Cornell University Professor Saule Omarova (Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs)

Eva Kalli (Melody Wang/CoinDesk)
The View From Brussels: How the EU Plans to Regulate Crypto
European Parliament member Eva Kaili says Facebook’s libra announcement in 2019 catalyzed lawmakers into action on digital assets.
Eva Kalli (Melody Wang/CoinDesk)

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Some NFTs Are Probably Illegal. Does the SEC Care?
Commissioner Hester Peirce has words of advice for NFT makers and platforms.
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A bitcoin futures ETF could bleed investors dry, bit by painful bit.(Chonticha Vatpongpee/EyeEm/Getty Images)
Contango Conmigo: Why a Bitcoin Futures ETF Could Be a Bloody Ride
Regulators maintain the futures market is a lower-risk way to list bitcoin. But there’s a major catch.
A bitcoin futures ETF could bleed investors dry, bit by painful bit.(Chonticha Vatpongpee/EyeEm/Getty Images)

Suits (Alexander Naglestad/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)
How to Do Business as a DAO
Should a DAO retain a law firm? Three representatives from Morrison Cohen LLP discuss the emerging legal issues around this new type of business enterprise.
Suits (Alexander Naglestad/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)

EQIFI CEO: Biggest Challenge for Stablecoins Is 'Loss of Faith'
What Stablecoins Might Become
At issue is whether issuers of the digital assets will be regulated like banks.
EQIFI CEO: Biggest Challenge for Stablecoins Is 'Loss of Faith'

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Kill the BitLicense
The state’s regulatory regime has been bad for New York and bad for crypto.
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