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Could PayPal’s launch of a stablecoin speed up regulation?

Aug 14, 2023
And what might the rules look like?
In the U.S., assets aren't protected if, say, a business holding stablecoin goes under. Regulation could change that.
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Regulate crypto? Sure. But how? 

Jul 14, 2023
Both regulators and crypto bros cheer a ruling on Ripple Labs. Many call the regulatory framework governing digital assets outmoded.
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Federal regulators warn banks on crypto: Be careful

Feb 24, 2023
Three agencies aim to keep traditional banks from getting too involved in cryptocurrency, which has lost value and seen corporate meltdowns.
Although the Federal Reserve and other agencies are not imposing new regulations on  cryptocurrency, their joint statement highlights liquidity risks.
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SEC suit against crypto exchanges is latest effort to regulate a largely unregulated industry

Jan 13, 2023
The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing Gemini Trust Company and Genesis Global Capital for selling allegedly unregistered securities.
Absent more comprehensive regulations, the Securities and Exchange Commission is enforcing laws not specifically designed for crypto.
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Can crypto restore its credibility?

Dec 13, 2022
Despite a raft of prosecutions and losses to investors in the billions, some say the industry has what it takes to find its feet.
Sam Bankman-Fried in 2021. The former FTX CEO was arrested in the Bahamas on behalf of the U.S., where federal prosecutors have indicted him for fraud and conspiracy.
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FTX debacle worsens crypto's trust issues

Nov 21, 2022
The industry is trying to distance itself from the collapsed exchange. Can it?
Crypto skeptics and enthusiasts agree that the failure of crypto exchange FTX is an inflection point for the industry.
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Amid downfall of crypto exchange FTX, an absence of regulation and rescuers

Nov 14, 2022
FTX operated outside the confines of traditional regulations, and its customers are unlikely to recover their funds, says Semafor's Liz Hoffmann.
"Customers of FTX and a lot of these crypto companies that have gone bankrupt are realizing that they are the creditors," says Liz Hoffman of Semafor.
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Crypto asset meltdown prompts calls for regulation

May 13, 2022
The Securities and Exchange Commission isn't the only agency that could do it.
After a tumultuous week for cryptocurrency, the risk to investors is stirring concern.
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