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CDCrop Rostin Behnam and Gary Gensler MI2022 (Will Ess for Pixelmind.ai/CoinDesk)
The ‘Good Cop and Bad Cop’ of US Crypto Regulations
The ongoing tug-of-war between the top two federal regulatory agencies keeps the crypto industry on its toes. That’s why Gary Gensler and Rostin Behnam share a spot on CoinDesk’s Most Influential 2022.
CDCrop Rostin Behnam and Gary Gensler MI2022 (Will Ess for Pixelmind.ai/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: CFTC And SEC Heads Testify Before Senate Appropriations Committee
SEC Chairman Says CFTC Should Get More Power to Oversee Stablecoins: Report
Gary Gensler pointed out that the CFTC doesn't have direct authority to write rules for the firms that issue stablecoins.
CDCROP: CFTC And SEC Heads Testify Before Senate Appropriations Committee

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C.
US Democrat Senator John Hickenlooper Criticizes Gary Gensler's Approach to Crypto at SEC
Hickenlooper noted in a letter the current lack of a coordinated regulatory framework leads "uneven enforcement."
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C.

CDCROP: Kim Kardashian West speaks onstage at 2019 New York Times Dealbook (Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times)
Kim Kardashian's EthereumMax Promotion Was a 'Gift' to the SEC
Lisa Braganca, former SEC enforcement branch chief, joined “First Mover” to discuss the implications for celebrities after Kardashian was fined for promoting a crypto token.
CDCROP: Kim Kardashian West speaks onstage at 2019 New York Times Dealbook (Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times)

CDCROP: SEC Chair Gensler Testifies Before Senate Banking Committee (Evelyn Hockstein-Pool/Getty Images)
SEC’s Gensler Signals Extra Scrutiny for Proof-of-Stake Cryptocurrencies: Report
Speaking after the Merge (but not specifically about Ethereum), SEC Chair Gary Gensler said proof-of-stake cryptos could be investment contracts that subject them to securities regulations.
CDCROP: SEC Chair Gensler Testifies Before Senate Banking Committee (Evelyn Hockstein-Pool/Getty Images)

SEC Chair Gary Gensler (Evelyn Hockstein-Pool/Getty Images)
SEC's Gensler Holds Firm That Existing Laws Make Sense for Crypto
I sat down (virtually) with SEC Chair Gary Gensler last week ahead of a speech on digital assets. Here’s the transcript.
SEC Chair Gary Gensler (Evelyn Hockstein-Pool/Getty Images)

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Crypto News Roundup for Sept. 12, 2022
With bitcoin outperforming ether ahead of the Merge, plus a look at the future of crypto regulation, CoinDesk’s “Markets Daily” is back with the latest news roundup.
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CDCROP: Chamber of Digital Commerce founder and CEO Perianne Boring (CoinDesk)
A Bitcoin ETF Is Long Past Due, Crypto Lobbyists Say in New Report
The industry is baring its teeth in a long-fought battle over spot exchange-traded funds, getting set to issue a report critical of how the regulator has handled itself.
CDCROP: Chamber of Digital Commerce founder and CEO Perianne Boring (CoinDesk)

CDCROP: 0x Labs Chief Legal Officer Ashley Ebersole (LinkedIn)
SEC Chairman Gensler Wants Disclosures From Crypto Issuers, Lawyer Says
Ashley Ebersole, who worked at the agency before, told CoinDesk TV’s “All About Bitcoin” that the SEC's chief says the digital-asset firms would report in a different way than publicly traded companies do.
CDCROP: 0x Labs Chief Legal Officer Ashley Ebersole (LinkedIn)