Financial Market Committee Chair Aksakov Joins Calls for Identification of Russian Crypto Owners

Financial Market Committee Chair Aksakov Joins Calls for Identification of Russian Crypto Owners

Anatoly Aksakov, head of the Financial Market Committee at the Russian parliament, has reiterated a warning for cryptocurrency investors and insisted that Russians owning coins should declare their digital assets. The parliamentarian... Read more »
SEC Chair Gensler Discusses How Securities Laws Apply to Crypto Tokens — Won't Say if Ethereum Is a Security

SEC Chair Gensler Discusses How Securities Laws Apply to Crypto Tokens — Won’t Say if Ethereum Is a Security

The chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, has explained how securities laws apply to cryptocurrency tokens as he outlined the commission’s priorities in regulating the crypto space.... Read more »
Fed Chair Jerome Powell Dismisses Cryptocurrencies as Financial Stability Concern but Warns They're Risky

Fed Chair Jerome Powell Dismisses Cryptocurrencies as Financial Stability Concern but Warns They’re Risky

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says that he does not see cryptocurrencies as a financial stability concern. However, he noted that they are risky and “there’s big consumer issues for consumers who... Read more »
Ripple Chair Proposes Plan to Move Bitcoin Away From Proof-of-Work

Ripple Chair Proposes Plan to Move Bitcoin Away From Proof-of-Work

Key Takeaways Ripple co-founder and chairman Chris Larsen believes Bitcoin needs to move away from Proof-of-Work. Larsen proposes “a code change,” introducing new lucrative incentives for Bitcoin miners to entice them to... Read more »
SEC Chair says he doesn't support Bitcoin's "off-the-grid" approach to finance

SEC Chair says he doesn’t support Bitcoin’s “off-the-grid” approach to finance

SEC Chair Gary Gensler finally reveals his stance on Bitcoin by saying he doesn’t support its “off-the-grid” approach to finance. “In 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto wrote this paper in part as a reaction,... Read more »
ASIC chair Longo calls the growing demand for crypto ‘impossible to ignore’

ASIC chair Longo calls the growing demand for crypto ‘impossible to ignore’

Joe Longo, chair of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, or ASIC, spoke at the Australian Financial Review Super and Wealth Summit on Monday at the Fullerton Hotel in Sydney.  The rise... Read more »
United States Lawmakers Desire Fed Chair Jerome Powell to Assistance Crypto Development

United States Lawmakers Desire Fed Chair Jerome Powell to Assistance Crypto Development

A number of U.S. legislators have actually gotten in touch with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to support cryptocurrency development. “The Federal Reserve need to work to support domestic development … Our... Read more »