Policy

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)
Republican Sen. Tillis Calls for ‘Light’ Crypto Regulatory Framework Ahead of Presidential Election
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle urged the need for new crypto laws on Tuesday, as Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo asked for “additional tools” to effectively crac...
Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

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Sam Bankman-Fried Sentencing: U.S. Attorney Damian Williams' Statement
"As a result of his unprecedented fraud, Bankman-Fried faces 25 years in prison, forfeiture of over a billion dollars and restitution to his victims."
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Interior of the British Columbia court building in Vancouver, B.C (Wpcpey/Wikimedia Commons)
Canadian Province Asks QuadrigaCX Co-Founder to Explain His Wealth in New Order
This is the third test for the Province's new tool to combat money laundering
Interior of the British Columbia court building in Vancouver, B.C (Wpcpey/Wikimedia Commons)

Indonesia flag (Bisma Mahendra/Unsplash)
Indonesia’s Finance Regulator Issues New Crypto Regulation to Strengthen Industry
This is part of the preparations for the transition of crypto supervision to OJK by January 2025.
Indonesia flag (Bisma Mahendra/Unsplash)

16:9 Thailand flag (spaway/Pixabay)
Thailand’s SEC Greenlights Investment From Institutional and Wealthy Individuals in Crypto ETFs
Earlier this year, the regulator had denied permission to trade bitcoin ETFs.
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SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce  at ETHDenver 2024(Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
SEC in ‘Enforcement-Only Mode’ for Crypto, Commissioner Peirce Says at ETHDenver
“What I reflect is the fact that you all are spending part of your brainpower” wondering how to avoid getting sued, she said during a panel at EthDenver.
SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce  at ETHDenver 2024(Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

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South Africa to Start Work on Stablecoin Regime, Will Start by Considering Use Cases
The Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group is also considering the effect of tokenization on domestic markets.
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Some crypto miners are objecting to the EIA survey. (Jacob Lund/Shutterstock)
U.S. Drilling Down on Crypto Miners' Energy Use Draws Ire From Community
The Energy Information Administration (EIA) is starting a survey to track the electricity consumption of crypto miners in the U.S.
Some crypto miners are objecting to the EIA survey. (Jacob Lund/Shutterstock)

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UK Police Seize Nearly $1.8B of Bitcoin From Investment Fraud in China: FT
A London court heard of the seizure Tuesday as part of the trial of Jian Wen, who is accused of laundering bitcoin on behalf of her former employer, Yadi Zhang, FT reported.
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Central banks from Mexico and Colombia studied crypto's role in the developing world (Flickr)
Test and Deploy: A New Era for CBDCs
Live CBDCs have been met with underwhelming demand. However, some central banks are pushing ahead with more modestly-scaled efforts laser focused on specific use cases.
Central banks from Mexico and Colombia studied crypto's role in the developing world (Flickr)