Regulation

Joe Lubin, founder and CEO of Consensys. (Shutterstock/CoinDesk/Suzanne Cordiero)
SEC Ends Probe Into Consensys, Won't Sue Over Ethereum
The U.S. regulator closed its investigation into "Ethereum 2.0," Consensys said.
Joe Lubin, founder and CEO of Consensys. (Shutterstock/CoinDesk/Suzanne Cordiero)

(President Joseph Biden, on Twitter/X)
Biden’s Nonsensical Proposed 30% Tax Would Kill Bitcoin Mining in the U.S.
The move, which would impose a significant financial burden on domestic firms, is in stark contrast to Trump's recent support of crypto mining.
(President Joseph Biden, on Twitter/X)

U.S. crypto regulations are moving against a CBDC and non-compliant stablecoins, JPMorgan said. (Shutterstock)
U.S. Crypto Regulations Are Moving Against a CBDC and Non-Compliant Stablecoins Like Tether: JPMorgan
Out of four recent crypto regulatory initiatives, the stablecoin bill has the highest chance of being passed before the U.S. presidential election, the report said.
U.S. crypto regulations are moving against a CBDC and non-compliant stablecoins, JPMorgan said. (Shutterstock)

The Consolidated Audit Trail should not be allowed to quietly become law, Marisa Coppel and Amanda Tuminelli argue. (Horatio Henry Couldery/Wikimedia Commons)
Crypto’s Latest Privacy Battle
The SEC's 'CAT' is out of the bag. What will be the the largest database of securities transactions ever represents a massive step towards unchecked government surveillance, c...
The Consolidated Audit Trail should not be allowed to quietly become law, Marisa Coppel and Amanda Tuminelli argue. (Horatio Henry Couldery/Wikimedia Commons)

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Australian Regulator Scolded Over 'Misleading' Release, Must Pay Costs as Block Earner Avoids Penalty
Block Earner doesn't need to pay a penalty because it acted honestly in seeking to engage with government over regulation of crypto-related products and services.
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(Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Crypto Can't Be Regulated by Current US Regulators
Alexandra Damsker, author of "Understanding DeFi," argues that the shifting nature of tokens means that agencies like the SEC and CFTC are incapable of regulating crypto effec...
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Tom Farley, CEO of Bullish, and Lynn Martin, President of the New York Stock Exchange, speak at Consensus 2024 by CoinDesk.(Shutterstock/CoinDesk/Suzanne Cordiero)
NYSE Would Consider Crypto Trading If Regulatory Picture Were Clearer, President Says at Consensus 2024
NYSE President Lynn Martin and Bullish CEO Tom Farley discussed crypto regulations, changing U.S. politics and the limitations and opportunities of blockchain tech to improve...
Tom Farley, CEO of Bullish, and Lynn Martin, President of the New York Stock Exchange, speak at Consensus 2024 by CoinDesk.(Shutterstock/CoinDesk/Suzanne Cordiero)

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The Unintended Consequences of FIT21’s Crypto Market Structure Bill
Joint CFTC and SEC jurisdiction as outlined in the landmark legislation will add heavy compliance costs, bifurcate global crypto markets and undermine a nascent industry in th...
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Capitol Hill building, Washington DC (Darren Halstead/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)
Is the House’s FIT21 Bill Really the Legislation That Crypto Needs?
While many in the industry cheered the passing of the Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century Act yesterday, many other raised criticisms and concerns.
Capitol Hill building, Washington DC (Darren Halstead/Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)

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FTX Fraudster Sam Bankman-Fried Being Transferred to New Prison: WSJ
The location of the new prison is undisclosed as of early Thursday, but is thought to be in California, WSJ said. He is likely to be placed in a medium-security prison.
(CoinDesk)