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Interpreting the CFTC’s Lawsuit Against Ooki DAO

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) sued Ooki DAO, a decentralized autonomous organization, last week. The CFTC alleged Ooki DAO was offering leveraged and margin trading products without registering as a Futures Commission Merchant (FCM), a legal requirement in the U.S.

Sep 27, 2022
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Landmark International CBDC Test Deemed Success, BIS Says

A project involving multiple Asian central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) has been badged a success, facilitating over $22 million in foreign-exchange transactions, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said Tuesday.

Sep 27, 2022


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How the Tech Elite Plans to Escape an 'Apocalypse' of Its Own Making

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A handful of lawmakers are forming new policies, bypassing the usual lengthier route.

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Crypto Miners From US, EU Stay Put in Russia Despite War, Sanctions

The war in Ukraine may have undermined many Russian companies, but not mining facilities: clients from the West keep coming to the country for cheap power and reliable uptime.

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