Jack

Schickler

Jack Schickler

Jack Schickler is a CoinDesk reporter focused on crypto regulations, based in Brussels, Belgium. He previously wrote about financial regulation for news site MLex, before which he was a speechwriter and policy analyst at the European Commission and the U.K. Treasury. He doesn’t own any crypto.

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UK Financial Regulator Hires Former Police Officer to Head New Crypto Unit
Matthew Long will be responsible for payments and digital money at the Financial Conduct Authority.
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NFT Platforms Should Be Subject to Money-Laundering Regulation, EU Lawmakers Say
The rules would cover self-hosted wallets and DeFi apps.
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Crypto World Is Cautious of Finer Details In EU's MiCA Law
Web3 advocates are cautiously welcoming Europe's new law, but must first resolve its paradoxes – like when is a non-fungible token fungible?
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EU Agrees on Landmark Crypto Authorization Law, MiCA
The world’s third-biggest economy wants the Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation to protect investors and set up strict standards for stablecoin issuers.
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Banks’ Bitcoin Holdings Should Be Capped, Basel Committee Proposes
Holdings of unbacked crypto like bitcoin and algorithmic stablecoins would be limited to 1% of a lender’s capital under the standard setter's new plans put out for consultation Thursday.
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Hurry Up With Crypto ID Checks, FATF Tells Countries
After the potentially privacy-busting "travel rule" for crypto transfers, global standard setters at the Financial Action Task Force have their eyes on DeFi, NFTs and unhosted wallets.
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No AML Checks For Most Transfers To Unhosted Crypto Wallets, EU Policymakers Decide
A Wednesday meeting secured a final deal on anti-money laundering legislation for crypto transfers and largely overturned a proposal from the EU Parliament to impose laundering checks on all payments to private wallets.
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NFT, Private Wallet Fates Hang on EU Crypto Talks This Week
Officials could this week finalize controversial privacy and licensing rules for the sector – once they decide how to treat NFTs and unhosted wallets.
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Stablecoins Could Still Dominate Post-Terra, S&P Says
Not all stablecoins are alike, analysts note, but regulations may be needed to precipitate audits and investor fairness.
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