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At World Economic Forum This Year, Panels Debated Blockchain 'Case Studies'
In efforts to avoid association with the FTX collapse, conversations shifted away from "crypto" and more to specific applications of the underlying blockchain technology.
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World Leaders Warmed to Blockchain at Davos This Year, Despite Crypto Winter
Crypto advertising has dropped at Davos in 2023, but discussions and panels from industry leaders are in full swing.
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Crypto Bankruptcies Are Very Complicated
The FTX, Voyager, Celsius and BlockFi bankruptcy proceedings are proving how complicated they really are.
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Previewing FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s Not Guilty Plea in Court
The third day of 2023 to the U.S. federal court system is Sam Bankman-Fried's arraignment, which will take place at 500 Pearl St. in Manhattan
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FTX, Congress, Stablecoins: What 2023 May Bring for Crypto Regulations
CoinDesk’s policy team predicts the issues and topics that may take center stage over the next 12 months.
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CDCROP: Quadriga Fintech Solutions CEO and founder Gerald William Cotten (Quadriga CX)
QuadrigaCX Has Had an Improbable Week
Back in February 2019, EY revealed it had accidentally sent over 100 bitcoin (BTC) to what it described as Quadriga’s cold wallets, which it could not access. And now these coins are moving.
CDCROP: Quadriga Fintech Solutions CEO and founder Gerald William Cotten (Quadriga CX)

U.S. Attorney Damian Williams announcing the Department of Justice's charges against Sam Bankman-Fried. (Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)
After Sam Bankman-Fried's Arrest, the FTX Show Goes On
Sam Bankman-Fried was arrested, Congress is holding multiple hearings and FTX’s bankruptcy case continues to work its way through court.
U.S. Attorney Damian Williams announcing the Department of Justice's charges against Sam Bankman-Fried. (Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

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Exploring Biden’s Executive Order on Crypto, 6 Months In
I spoke to Carole House, a former White House adviser and one of the authors of President Joe Biden’s executive order on crypto.
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BlockFi advertisement in Washington D.C.'s Union Station (CoinDesk archives)
BlockFi Joins the Bankruptcy Parade
The crypto lender’s financial woes are well known. Now we have a better sense of the severity.
BlockFi advertisement in Washington D.C.'s Union Station (CoinDesk archives)

CDCROP: Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried in the Bahamas (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
'Personal Fiefdom': Some Takeaways From FTX's First Bankruptcy Hearing
FTX’s lawyers painted an alarming picture in the bankrupt crypto exchange’s first-day hearing.
CDCROP: Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried in the Bahamas (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)