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France, Luxembourg Test CBDC for 100M Euro Bond Issue
The Venus Initiative is the latest attempt to use digital representations of money for financial-market settlements.
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Bitcoin, Ether Needn't Follow Financial Rules, Belgian Regulator Says
Officials hope to fend off a rising number of questions about how crypto should be regulated and when they should be treated as securities.
CDCROP: Belgium, Brussels, Cityscape (Walter Bibikow/Getty Images)

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4 Questions That Will Determine the Future of Retail Trading
Crypto is resistant to neat classifications like securities, commodities and cash – and that will likely continue as the industry expands into new business lines.
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CDCROP: The French National Assembly in Paris, on October 18, 2022.France. (Antoine Gyori/Corbis/Getty Images)
Time’s Running Out for French Crypto Registration Regime, Regulator Says
The country's Financial Markets Authority is also looking for entities willing to test out DLT-based securities trading.
CDCROP: The French National Assembly in Paris, on October 18, 2022.France. (Antoine Gyori/Corbis/Getty Images)

CDCROP: Europe's markets regulator European Parliament (Guillaume Périgois/Unsplash)
Blockchain Securities Trading Doesn’t Need More Rule Changes, EU Agency Says
Incumbents and newcomers are lining up to take part in a distributed ledger pilot from March, ESMA said
CDCROP: Europe's markets regulator European Parliament (Guillaume Périgois/Unsplash)

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El exchange Bybit interrumpe el trading de derivados en Brasil tras la prohibición de la Comisión de Valores
La compañía dijo que está manteniendo conversaciones con la Comisión de Valores de Brasil, pero que suspenderá el trading con futuros y opciones de criptomonedas a partir del jueves.
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Crypto Exchange Bybit Halts Derivatives Trading in Brazil After Exchange Commission Ban
Bybit said it is holding talks with Brazil’s securities commission, but will discontinue trading of crypto futures and options as of Thursday.
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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.
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CDCROP: Gary Gensler, Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Bill Clark-Pool/Getty Images)
Crypto Doesn't Need More Guidance, SEC Chair Gensler Says
The Securities and Exchange Commission chief said the regulatory agency’s existing rules provide a clear roadmap for crypto companies, despite what they want.
CDCROP: Gary Gensler, Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Bill Clark-Pool/Getty Images)

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With Crypto’s Blowups, TradFi Boasts Its Legal Rigor
Standard-setters say existing rules for lending traditional securities should apply to crypto, too.
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