Tags : Policy

Regulation

WEF issues DeFi policy ‘toolkit’—and Columbia’s already planning to use

Global policy, business, and academic think tank the World Economic Forum (WEF) released its decentralized finance (DeFi) policy toolkit today, as per a release this morning. “DeFi presents a generational expansion of financial opportunity (and always accompanying risk). The most important first step before any regulatory or policy undertaking is to level-set on the evolving […]Read More

Regulation

Coinbase recruits former White House Advisor as new Head of

US-based crypto exchange Coinbase welcomes former White House Deputy National Security Advisor Faryar Shirzad as the new head of policy, it announced in a blog post earlier this week. Excited to announce that I will be joining @Coinbase as Chief Policy Officer. https://t.co/2HpPQajB8A — Faryar Shirzad (@faryarshirzad) May 24, 2021 Shirzad joins Coinbase after a […]Read More

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Reclaims $30,000 After Fed Keeps Policy Steady; What’s Next?

Bitcoin prices reclaimed $30,000, a psychological support level, hours after slipping below it during the New York session Wednesday as investors assessed Jerome Powell’s decision to keep the Federal Reserve’s dovish policies steady. The US central bank chief asserted that his office would hold the benchmark interest rates near zero while purchasing government and corporate […]Read More

Regulation

Policy issues are more prevalent as crypto “gets real”

Regulators and policymakers around the world have never been particularly open to innovations or progressions of the crypto market. However, with the industry growing both technologically and in terms of institutional adoption, the onus on KYC and AML laws is back, and it’s all but what the crypto ethos stands for. The recently proposed STABLE […]Read More