Sunday, January 17, 2021

Regulation

Visa abandons $5.3B Plaid acquisition in the face of DoJ antitrust suit

The United States Department of Justice saw a victory in a major fintech acquisition case that could set the stage for a host of...

Reuters: Gary Gensler, MIT blockchain professor and Obama’s CFTC chair, to head Biden SEC

President-elect Biden has finally decided on his nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission.At least according to Reuters' anonymous sourcing in a Tuesday...

Cointelegraph predictions for the first 5 CBDCs of 2021-2022

Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) have been an integral part of progressive discussions within the cryptocurrency community. CBDCs are virtual representations of the fiat...

Crypto custody firm graduates Singapore Monetary Authority’s regulatory sandbox

Crypto-custody provider and securities firm, Propine, has graduated from the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s fintech regulatory sandbox program, emerging with a Capital Markets Services...

FCA warns of crypto investment risks as Bitcoin dives below $33K

The United Kingdom's financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority, has posted a warning about cryptocurrency investment amid a major crash on crypto markets.In a...

Law Decoded: Insurrections, transitions, monitoring transactions and 2021, Jan. 1–8

Every Friday, Law Decoded delivers analysis on the week’s critical stories in the realms of policy, regulation and law.Editor’s noteJanuary takes its name from...

Kenyan crypto firms on notice as digital tax law takes effect

Kenya’s planned Digital Service Tax, or DST, came into effect at the start of 2021. The DST is part of the country’s 2020 revamped...

Ripple CEO answers 5 key questions about the SEC lawsuit

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse has revealed the firm unsuccessfully attempted to settle its securities violation lawsuit with the SEC, and slammed the “regulatory chaos”...