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CDCROP: Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, on Capitol Hill, September 15, 2022 in Washington, DC.  (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)
Gensler Says SEC Is Fine Going After Crypto With Its Current Authority
As a new Congress prepares to work on uncertain crypto legislation next year, the SEC chairman says his agency needs nothing apart from more money and more reach overseas.
CDCROP: Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, on Capitol Hill, September 15, 2022 in Washington, DC.  (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

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US Lawmakers Want State Department to Disclose Crypto Rewards
The State Department will have to report on payments it makes in crypto and their effects, according to a draft of the NDAA.
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SBF Declines a Congressional Invite; Alameda CEO Is Seen in New York City
Speculation is running rampant about why Alameda CEO Caroline Ellison might be in town.
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La Cámara de Diputados de Brasil aprobó un proyecto de ley para regular la industria cripto
El proyecto necesita la aprobación del poder ejecutivo para convertirse en ley.
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Brazilian Chamber of Deputies Approves Bill Regulating Crypto Transactions
The bill still requires the approval of the executive branch before it becomes law.
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House Subcommittee Chair Calls for Documents as Part of FTX Collapse Probe
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.) is chairman of the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy.
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CDCROP: AI Artwork Sam Bankman-Fried SBF in Prison concept (Midjourney/CoinDesk)
Former SEC Official Doubts FTX Crash Will Prompt Congress to Act on Crypto Regulations
Lisa Braganca said lawmakers are in a tough spot because many of them had a close relationship with Sam Bankman-Fried, the now-disgraced FTX founder.
CDCROP: AI Artwork Sam Bankman-Fried SBF in Prison concept (Midjourney/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire is part of the consortium behind USDC (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Circle CEO Calls for Clear US Laws on Stablecoins to 'Unleash' Their Potential
In a letter to lawmakers, Jeremy Allaire said inaction will "stunt America's voice."
CDCROP: Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire is part of the consortium behind USDC (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

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Crypto’s Political Cash Backs Winners, But New Lawmakers Will Arrive Under FTX Cloud
The industry’s main political action committee, GMI, counts 19 victories in congressional races while defending its history of support from former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried.
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The ‘SBF Bill’: What’s in the Crypto Legislation Backed by FTX's Founder
The specter of the now-disgraced Sam Bankman-Fried looms large over the bill, but Sens. Debbie Stabenow and John Boozman plan to push ahead anyway.
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