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Japan Embraces Web3 As Global Regulators Grow Wary of Crypto

With tight regulations already in place that helped insulate FTX Japan and its investors from heavy losses, Japan is working on policy and guidelines for stablecoins, NFTs and DAOs as it welcomes a crypto future.

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Stablecoin Regulation Is First on New Subcommittee’s To-Do List, Says Chairman

Rep. French Hill said the digital assets subcommittee plans to use its stablecoins draft as a model for how it will approach digital asset regulation moving forward.

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US Needs ‘Rules of the Road’ for Crypto or Risk Falling Behind in Market Leadership: Global Regulatory Officer

“Whoever is a first mover gets to influence the regulations of the rest of the world,” said Linda Jeng of the Crypto Council for Innovation.

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South Korean Lawmakers Are Gearing Up to Regulate Crypto. What Could That Look Like?

The 300 members of South Korea’s National Assembly are currently considering 17 separate crypto-related proposals, from which they hope to shape the Digital Asset Basic Act.

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You Want Crypto Regulation? I’ll Give You Crypto Regulation

Maybe Congress should separate custody from exchange, the way it severed Wall Street from commercial banking nearly a century ago. This piece is part of CoinDesk’s Policy Week.

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What You Need to Know About Crypto Regulation in Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan

Asia’s biggest financial centers seem eager to encourage the growth of the crypto industry while protecting consumers and preventing contagion if things go wrong.

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Instead of Slowing Innovation, Regulation May Drive Demand for ReFi

At the intersection of crypto and climate activism, the business community is seeking the power of regulation to spur adoption and action, writes sustainability advocate Boyd Cohen.

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SEC Is ‘Asleep at the Wheel,’ Rep. Davidson of Ohio Says

Warren Davidson, a Republican, said the agency isn't doing enough to regulate crypto.

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The Bizarre (Sort of) Bipartisanship of the Crypto Congress

A who's who of politicians who matter for crypto in the nation's capital. By Jeff Wilser.

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MiCA at the Door: How European Crypto Firms Are Getting Ready for Sweeping Legislation

Adapting how crypto exchanges operate under the new regulation won’t be easy, but it might make it easier for them to get bank accounts in Europe.

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India Has Clamped Down on Crypto. What Will It Do With Its G-20 Power?

As this year's president of the intergovernmental forum, India can dictate how developed countries think about the future of crypto regulation, says CoinDesk's Amitoj Singh.

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After FTX: How Congress Is Gearing Up to Regulate Crypto

The industry is finally earning the priority status it desperately wanted, but for the wrong reasons, says CoinDesk's Jesse Hamilton.

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'What Was Gary Gensler Really Doing?': Rep. Tom Emmer on FTX, the SEC and What's Next for Crypto in Congress

The House Whip (a.k.a. the “Crypto King of Congress”) blames over-centralization and old-fashioned fraud for FTX’s collapse, not crypto. As federal legislators consider new crypto legislation, can he persuade his colleagues of the same?

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'We Haven’t Seen Anything Yet’: Introducing CoinDesk’s ‘Policy Week’

Following the FTX scandal, Washington, D.C., is gearing up to regulate crypto with full force. Get all the latest here.

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The World's Best Crypto Policies: How They Do It in 37 Nations

What can the United States learn from regulation around the world? Jeff Wilser takes a grand tour.

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Better Policy Can Turn NFTs Into an Intellectual Property Powerhouse

Diana Stern, of Palm NFT Studio, writes about copyright, trademark and other IP issues surrounding non-fungible tokens.

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Regulatory Clarity? Financial Watchdogs Could Not Be More Clear

If the past year of enforcement actions shows anything, it's that financial regulators are comfortable using existing rules to investigate and prosecute crime in crypto.

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Why Real Regulatory Change In Crypto Has Not Happened

Legislators need to educate themselves on Web3 if they care about protecting consumers, Steven Eisenhauer, chief risk and compliance officer at Ramp, writes.

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Web3 Loyalty Programs Are a Trojan Horse for Good Crypto Policy

Crypto's three pillars of ownership, control and interoperability are likely to resonate with policymakers the most, writes Josh Rosenblatt of Co:Create.

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You Want Crypto Regulation? I’ll Give You Crypto Regulation

Maybe Congress should separate custody from exchange, the way it severed Wall Street from commercial banking nearly a century ago. This piece is part of CoinDesk’s Policy Week.

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Banks Will Dominate Stablecoins, and 2 Other Predictions About the Future of Money

Crypto, rather than "blowing up" traditional finance, is making the existing system more efficient.

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What Crypto Legislation Could Look Like for the US, UK and Europe

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.

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Are There Tech Solutions to the Privacy and Compliance Trade-Offs for CBDCs?

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.

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Chalk and Cheese: When Crypto Assets Meet the Securities Laws

Crypto assets cannot function as they're designed to – while being securities, Lewis Cohen, co-founder of DLx Law, writes.

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The Pluses and Minuses of Regulating Crypto as Gambling

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.

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Instead of Slowing Innovation, Regulation May Drive Demand for ReFi

At the intersection of crypto and climate activism, the business community is seeking the power of regulation to spur adoption and action, writes sustainability advocate Boyd Cohen.

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Congress and Crypto Season 4: An Uphill Battle

Crypto policy efforts would make great TV, Ron Hammond, director of government relations for the Blockchain Association, writes.

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How Industry Can Prevent the Crypto Winter From Becoming an Ice Age

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.

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Crypto Gets the Regulation It Deserves

Crypto services may need to look more like the institutions regulators are already familiar with. Rather than saying they deserve to be part of the financial system, they’ll need to show it.

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Sweeping Crypto Regulation? First Update the Bank Secrecy Act

The BSA’s surveillance framework is ingrained within U.S. regulators’ compliance culture – but it doesn't work for crypto.

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How Policy Shaped Crypto’s Banking Prospects

A more regulated industry will have an easier time establishing banking relationships.

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A 5-Pronged Approach to Sensible Crypto Regulation After FTX

Mike Belshe, CEO of BitGo, makes the case to improve oversight of stablecoin reserves, separate trading and custody accounts and minimizing the use of "omnibus wallets."

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How Self-Regulation Can Help Crypto Thrive

Successfully implementing self-regulation in the blockchain ecosystem is imperative, no matter what decisions and laws external forces might make, says Miguel Morel, founder and CEO of blockchain analytics company Arkham Intelligence.

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What If Regulators Wrote Rules for Crypto?

The SEC and CFTC are unlikely to issue new rules covering crypto this year. But, if they did, calls from policymakers to regulate through rulemaking rather than enforcement offer a useful way forward, says Michael Selig, an attorney at Willkie Farr & Gallagher.

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Can Banks Issue Stablecoins?

There is no law that bans U.S. banks from issuing paper or digital private banknotes, American Institute for Economic Research senior fellow Thomas Hogan writes.

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Privacy Is a Human Right – and the 118th Congress Must Defend It

U.S. lawmakers must prevent the further erosion of our privacy rights by defending our right to use privacy-preserving tech and passing laws against unreasonable and constant digital surveillance.

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Why Tax Deferral for Crypto-to-Crypto Like-Kind Exchanges Would Be Good for Us All

The U.S. Congress should update the tax code to treat digital assets like other types of valuable property such as real estate.

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