State of Crypto

Congressman Patrick McHenry (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Patrick McHenry Explains FIT21's Passage
The House Financial Services Committee Chair spoke at Consensus 2024.
Congressman Patrick McHenry (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

U.S. Treasury Under Secretary of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Brian Nelson (CoinDesk/Shutterstock)
In Conversation With Brian Nelson
Senior Treasury official Brian Nelson came on stage in Austin to discuss various issues his team is working on.
U.S. Treasury Under Secretary of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Brian Nelson (CoinDesk/Shutterstock)

Congressman Patrick McHenry (CoinDesk/Shutterstock)
What's Next for FIT21? (A Consensus 2024 Recap)
Lawmakers said there is a lot of work to be done before the Senate might take up a market structure bill.
Congressman Patrick McHenry (CoinDesk/Shutterstock)

U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
Consensus 2024 Week: The House Passed a Market Structure Bill
The House of Representatives passed a crypto market structure bill in an interesting first for the legislature.
U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

(Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Policymakers Are Back at Consensus 2024
CoinDesk's annual confab is back. I'll be hosting the policy summit, and here's what to expect.
(Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

Former U.S. President Donald Trump (left) and current U.S. President Joe Biden during a debate in the 2020 election. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Crypto's Election Season Is Kicking Off
Crypto is looking to play a bigger role than ever in this year's elections. We want to know how big.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump (left) and current U.S. President Joe Biden during a debate in the 2020 election. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

SEC headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
The Crypto Lawsuit State of Play
The industry is virtually flooding the courts with requests for clarity.
SEC headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

Department of Justice (Shutterstock)
Distilling the Tornado Cash and Samourai Suits
It's about "code is speech," sure, but the DOJ asserts it's not just code.
Department of Justice (Shutterstock)

Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (left) and Cynthia Lummis (Suzanne Cordiero/Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
The Ever-Dwindling Chances for a Stablecoin Law
The timeline for the introduction, markup and passage for a stablecoin bill is getting tight as Congress gears up for election season.
Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (left) and Cynthia Lummis (Suzanne Cordiero/Shutterstock/CoinDesk)

Sam Bankman-Fried (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Looking at Sam Bankman-Fried's Appeals Process
Bankman-Fried has 91 days to file a brief
Sam Bankman-Fried (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)