$71B in crypto has reportedly passed through ‘blockchain island’ Malta since 2017

Malta’s strategy to become a global enclave for digital assets appears to be working, though lax regulatory oversight has raised concerns over money laundering and other financial crime.  Roughly $71 billion, or 60 billion euros, worth of cryptocurrencies have passed through Malta since the tiny Mediterranean state first adopted its “blockchain island” strategy in 2017, […]

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How smart regulation can improve the future of blockchain

With extreme positions on both sides, some would have us believe that decentralized technology and regulation are mutually exclusive. As pervasive as that narrative has become, a more evolved view is that both decentralization and regulation are inevitable, so the best results will flow with regulators and innovators coming together. But what will that cooperation […]

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Grayscale Looks to Bolster Offerings with 13 More Cryptos, Including Polygon, Solana, ICP

Cryptocurrency asset manager Grayscale Investments announced earlier yesterday that it would consider venturing into new crypto investment products, including ones that would track Solana, Polygon, and Internet Computer, among other tokens.  We’re always exploring new assets that can help us grow our family of investment products. Here are 13 additional we’ll explore: $1INCH $BNT $CRV […]

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US Congress Creates New Crypto Working Group to Tackle Blockchain Regulation, CBDCs, and More 

Earlier this week, Congresswoman Maxine Waters announced that Congress had formed a new working group that would focus on cryptocurrency and fintech policy. Called the Blockchain Caucus or Fintech Task Force, the House Democrat group will feature 12 members of the House Financial Services Committee.  I applaud Chairwoman Waters’ decision to elevate the attention given […]

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