Last month, Bitcoin developer James O’Beirne sounded the alarm: The dominant blockchain might lose some very talented contributors if someone doesn’t step up to pay them for…
Recognizing that crypto has to be regulated as part of the regular economy is a first step to arguing for rules tailored to its unique innovations, says John Rizzo.
Crypto policy efforts would make great TV, Ron Hammond, director of government relations for the Blockchain Association, writes.
Let’s face it, a lot of crypto trading is more like gambling than investing. So why not regulate the industry that way? JP Koning says there are benefits and demerits to the idea.
Crypto assets cannot function as they’re designed to – while being securities, Lewis Cohen, co-founder of DLx Law, writes.
Users will likely demand cash-like privacy protections for central bank digital currencies, which may be thwarted by regulations. However, new technology solutions may enable high degrees of privacy while complying with regulations.
Several regulatory initiatives are underway to expand oversight of this nascent industry, the former head of fintech at the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority writes.
Crypto, rather than “blowing up” traditional finance, is making the existing system more efficient.
Crypto’s three pillars of ownership, control and interoperability are likely to resonate with policymakers the most, writes Josh Rosenblatt of Co:Create.
Legislators need to educate themselves on Web3 if they care about protecting consumers, Steven Eisenhauer, chief risk and compliance officer at Ramp, writes.