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New York Imposes 2-Year Moratorium on New Proof-of-Work Mining After Gov. Hochul Signs Bill
The new law sets a two-year moratorium on new and renewed air permits for fossil fuel power plants used for energy-intensive proof-of-work (PoW) cryptocurrency mining.
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CDCROP: Steven Maijoor, Chair, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) (Horacio Villalobos/Corbis via Getty Images)
Crypto Will Soon Threaten Global Financial Stability, FSB Official Says
In the wake of FTX’s demise, Steven Maijoor, chair of the Financial Stability Board’s crypto working group, urged authorities worldwide to move beyond sectoral boundaries and agree on global norms for the industry.
CDCROP: Steven Maijoor, Chair, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) (Horacio Villalobos/Corbis via Getty Images)

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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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CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
CFTC Pushes Back Against Amicus Briefs in Ooki DAO Lawsuit
Lawyers for the CFTC served notice of the lawsuit against the DAO via a website help bot and a forum post. The four amicus briefs say the CFTC wasn't playing fair.
CFTC Chair Rostin Behnam (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

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The Fight for DeFi in Washington, D.C., With Miller Whitehouse-Levine
A discussion of the state of regulatory discourse around decentralized finance.
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CDCROP: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington D.C. (Getty Images)
Crypto Execs Ask for Clearer US Regulatory Policy After FTX Collapse
The CEOs of Coinbase, Ripple and Circle called for clearer policy framework in a tweet thread started by Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
CDCROP: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington D.C. (Getty Images)

CDCROP: Bird's Nest Light Bulb Cage (Eliza Gkritsi)
In the Colombian Andes, Figuring Out How Crypto Can Save the Climate
Earnest eco-crypto nerds at a three-day retreat attempted to resolve interoperability among crypto-climate projects.
CDCROP: Bird's Nest Light Bulb Cage (Eliza Gkritsi)

Bahamas prime minister
OKX Expands to the Bahamas With New Registration and Regional Office
The crypto exchange has officially registered as a Digital Asset Business in the Bahamas under the country’s crypto-friendly DARE Act.
Bahamas prime minister

Bangalore, Karnataka, India (Abdullah Ahmad/Unsplash)
India's Crypto, Web3 Industry Forms New Advocacy Body
A previous organization representing the industry was disbanded earlier this year.
Bangalore, Karnataka, India (Abdullah Ahmad/Unsplash)