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OCC
State of Crypto: What’s Next for the OCC?
The OCC published a number of crypto-friendly pieces of guidance last year. The next head of this banking regulator could undo this work.
OCC

Former CFTC Chair Gary Gensler
State of Crypto: How SEC Chair Gary Gensler Could Differ From Predecessor Jay Clayton
Gary Gensler will testify before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee today for a confirmation hearing on his nomination to lead the SEC.
Former CFTC Chair Gary Gensler

Sweden
Swedish Regulator Warns Consumers Over Crypto Investment Product Risks
The Financial Supervisory Authority said investment products such as bitcoin ETPs carry "significant" risk for consumers.
Sweden

Lloyd Blankfein
Ex-Goldman CEO Blankfein Says Governments Would Likely Try to Shut Down Bitcoin if It Becomes Too Successful
Blankfein misrepresented bitcoin's traceability and falsely claimed users are blind to their counter-parties.
Lloyd Blankfein

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A Crypto Ally as Top US Bank Regulator?
President Trump has nominated former Coinbase counsel Brian Brooks to a full five-year term as Comptroller of the Currency, but will he be confirmed in time?
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Leaked Docs Reveal How Binance Dealt With US Regulations: Report
Crypto trading colossus Binance created a corporate plan for profiting from the U.S. market while avoiding regulatory scrutiny, Forbes reported Thursday, citing a 2018 document it obtained.
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Election 2020: What’s at Stake for the Crypto Industry
While neither major Presidential candidate is campaigning on a crypto platform, who they appoint to head up federal agencies will shape policy for years to come.
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How US States Are, and Aren't, Easing Crypto Firms' Compliance Burden
CSBS will make it easier for crypto companies to prove they’re in compliance with state regulations, but they’ll still have to apply for each state’s license first.
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'Inherently Borderless': Acting OCC Chief Talks Crypto, State Licenses and DeFi
“My job here is not to protect incumbents,” says acting Comptroller of the Currency (and Coinbase veteran) Brian Brooks of his fintech-forward agenda.
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Linda Lacewell
New York Regulator Details Changes to Contentious BitLicense
The New York Department of Financial Services has outlined a new approach to approving what coins crypto exchanges can list in the Empire State.
Linda Lacewell