Analysts from Berenberg say that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could bring DeFi protocols and stablecoins, including tether and USD Coin, into regulatory compliance as the agency continues its crackdown on the crypto industry. CoinDesk Managing Editor of Global Policy and Regulation Nikhilesh De weighs in on the report.
In its latest attestation report, global payments company Circle revealed Tuesday about 61% of its stablecoin USDC is backed by “cash and cash equivalents,” meaning cash and money market funds. “The Hash” panel discusses Circle’s breakdown of its asset reserves, at least partially answering swirling questions about how USDC is supported.
Jeremy Allaire of Circle, an issuer of stablecoin USDC, says he vows to make his company “the most public and transparent operator of full-reserve stablecoins in the market.” Allaire discusses taking his company public and the mission to increase transparency around USDC.
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Jeremy Allaire’s Circle, which issues stablecoin USD coin (USDC), is going public in a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) deal that values the firm at $4.5 billion. “This deal matters because it’s a continuation of crypto companies making good, going public, and infiltrating the traditional world,” host Adam B. Levine said.
Amid much debate on the outlook for stablecoin regulation, Jeremy Allaire’s Circle, which issues stablecoin USD coin (USDC), is going public in a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) deal. “Circle has a huge opportunity to provide more transparency than any other stablecoin issuer,” CoinDesk’s Nikhilesh De said.