Regulation

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler is holding the line against crypto legislation, even as the White House says its willing to talk. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
SEC's Gensler Going Rogue in Solo Quest to Stop U.S. Crypto Legislation?
A new White House statement suggests not even the president who appointed the SEC chairman thinks the government can go on overseeing digital assets without new policy.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler is holding the line against crypto legislation, even as the White House says its willing to talk. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

CFTC Commissioner Summer K. Mersinger (CoinDesk TV)
CFTC Commissioner Summer Mersinger on Overzealous Crypto Regulation and the Need for Legislative Action
The commodities regulator has been clear about the dangers of regulating a burgeoning industry through enforcement actions.
CFTC Commissioner Summer K. Mersinger (CoinDesk TV)

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The Biden Administration Is Easing Up on Crypto (a Vibes Analysis)
A wave of positive regulatory developments for crypto could be coincidence. Or they could be the Biden Administration reacting to Donald Trump’s recent embrace of the industry...
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Turkey Takes Crypto Bill to Parliament, Aims to Bring Crypto Licensing to the Country
The bill aims to introduce a licensing scheme for crypto firms, which will be handled by the CMB and bring the firms under the regulator's scope.
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India's Market Regulator Suggests Shared Crypto Oversight Even as RBI Seeks Stablecoin Ban: Reuters
The Securities and Exchange Board of India's position was made to a government panel that could submit its report to the Finance Ministry by June, the report said.
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Binance Fined $4.3M by Canadian Financial Regulator for ‘Administrative Violations’
FINTRAC said Binance failed to register as a foreign money services business and neglected to report nearly 6,000 transactions over $10,000.
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Indonesia Regulator Forms Crypto Committee to Monitor Industry's Operation, Compliance
The committee was established by the Commodity Futures Trading Supervisory Agency, known as Bappebti, because crypto is considered a commodity in Indonesia.
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The SEC Can’t Stop Suing Crypto Companies
Robinhood apparently made strenuous efforts to comply with the agency, even applying to become a special purpose crypto broker-dealer. The SEC is likely to sue for alleged sec...
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ConsenSys founder Joseph Lubin is also a co-founder of Ethereum. (CoinDesk)
Consensys, a Target for the SEC’s Assault on ETH, Is Fighting Back
The Ethereum development company is seeking regulatory clarity on a number of questions, in a case that some experts see as potentially heading to the Supreme Court.
ConsenSys founder Joseph Lubin is also a co-founder of Ethereum. (CoinDesk)

Do Kwon and the company he co-founded, Terraform Labs, are hoping to get a federal judge to decide the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission hasn't made its securities-fraud case. (CoinDesk TV and Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
Do Kwon's Huge Fine Shows the SEC Is Ratcheting Up Penalties Against Crypto Firms
Suggested fines the securities watchdog suggested for Terraform Labs and Ripple are out-of-line with what it has collected from crypto firms in the past.
Do Kwon and the company he co-founded, Terraform Labs, are hoping to get a federal judge to decide the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission hasn't made its securities-fraud case. (CoinDesk TV and Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)