US Lawmaker: FTX Collapse Isn’t a Crypto Failure — It’s a Failure of SEC, Bankman-Fried, Centralized Finance

By | November 23, 2022

U.S. Congressman Tom Emmer says the FTX meltdown is not a crypto failure but a failure with SEC Chairman Gary Gensler, former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, and centralized finance. “We need to get to the bottom of this. We need to understand why Gary Gensler and the SEC were not doing their job,” the lawmaker… Read More »

US Regulators Urgently Working on Joint Cryptocurrency Regulation: Fed’s Quarles Says It’s ‘High Priority’

By | May 26, 2021

U.S. government agencies are urgently working together on a joint regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies, Federal Reserve Vice Chair of Supervision Randal Quarles has confirmed. “We along with the OCC and the FDIC are engaged right now in what we are calling a sprint in seeking to pull together views on” crypto regulation. US Agencies Collaborating… Read More »

US Congress Will Not Pass Cryptocurrency Legislation Anytime Soon, Says Lawmaker

By | May 24, 2021

U.S. Congressman Jim Himes says that Congress is not ready to pass cryptocurrency legislation anytime soon, citing a lack of deep understanding of cryptocurrencies among lawmakers. “There’s going to be a lot of discussion in the coming years about ways to regulate” cryptocurrencies, said the congressman. Crypto Legislation Not Expected From Congress Anytime Soon U.S.… Read More »

US Lawmaker Pushes for Safe Harbor Legislation to Protect Crypto Investors With Forked Coins

By | May 20, 2021

US Congressman Tom Emmer is pushing for safe harbor legislation to protect taxpayers with forked coins. A bill entitled “Safe Harbor for Taxpayers with Forked Assets Act of 2021” has been introduced to prohibit “penalties against taxpayers attempting to report certain gains or losses on ‘forked assets’ until the IRS issues sufficient guidance on how… Read More »

SEC Urges Congress to Pass Cryptocurrency Legislation to Protect Investors

By | May 28, 2021

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged Congress to pass cryptocurrency legislation to protect investors, the new SEC chairman has revealed. The securities regulator is also working with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the U.S. Treasury Department to combat criminal activity facilitated by cryptocurrencies, the chairman noted. SEC Working With CFTC,… Read More »

Biden Administration Looking to Increase Cryptocurrency Oversight to Protect Investors, Prevent Illicit Transactions

By | May 26, 2021

The Biden administration is reportedly looking to increase oversight of the crypto market with the aim to protect investors and prevent illicit transactions. White House officials, lawmakers, and central bankers have had several meetings on cryptocurrency regulation amid recent price swings of crypto assets. Biden Administration Discussing Crypto Regulation The Biden administration, lawmakers, and central… Read More »