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Weekend Story: What If Regulators Wrote Rules for Crypto?
On today’s show we’re taking a look at why U.S. regulators remain resistant to creating new rules fit for crypto. What’s the deal anyway? Courtesy of CoinDesk columnist Michael Selig, counsel at Willkie Farr & Gallagher.
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Regulatory Clarity? Financial Watchdogs Could Not Be More Clear
If the past year of enforcement actions shows anything, it's that financial regulators are comfortable using existing rules to investigate and prosecute crime in crypto.
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CDCROP: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seal (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
SEC Probing Investment Advisers Over Crypto Custody: Report
The U.S. regulator wants to know whether firms that have custody of client funds meet the criteria of being a "qualified custodian."
CDCROP: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission seal (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Mango Markets to Resume Crypto Trading, SEC Be Damned
Developers behind the Solana-based crypto exchange aren't letting a little scrutiny from federal regulators stop Mango Markets.
SEC looks at a mango

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Stablecoin Regulation Is First on New Subcommittee’s To-Do List, Says Chairman
Rep. French Hill said the digital assets subcommittee plans to use its stablecoins draft as a model for how it will approach digital asset regulation moving forward.
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SEC Rejects Ark 21Shares Spot Bitcoin ETF for Second Time
The U.S. markets regular has rejected a score of ETF applications for products that invest directly in bitcoin while approving a number of funds tracking the BTC futures market.
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Bank CEOs Testify Before Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee
Elizabeth Warren Praises SEC Chief Gensler, Slams Crypto Lobby
The Massachusetts senator pointed to the regulator's enforcement actions against crypto firms and promoters.
Bank CEOs Testify Before Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

CDCROP: Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire is part of the consortium behind USDC (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
SEC Derailed Circle's Plans to Go Public via SPAC Deal: Report
Circle said its plans to go public didn't go through because the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission did not sign off on it.
CDCROP: Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire is part of the consortium behind USDC (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

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SEC Is ‘Asleep at the Wheel,’ Rep. Davidson of Ohio Says
Warren Davidson, a Republican, said the agency isn't doing enough to regulate crypto.
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CDCROP: Grayscale's Michael Sonnenshein speaks at Invest: NYC 2019 (CoinDesk)
Date Set for Oral Arguments in Grayscale’s Appeal of SEC’s Bitcoin ETF Decision
Arguments will begin on March 7, sooner than Grayscale had expected.
CDCROP: Grayscale's Michael Sonnenshein speaks at Invest: NYC 2019 (CoinDesk)