Billionaire Bill Ackman Discusses Crypto Regulation — Says Industry Must Self-Police or Risks Being Shut Down

Billionaire Bill Ackman has warned that the crypto industry needs to self-police or it risks being shut down. He added that regulators need more resources to police the bad actors in the crypto space and will likely take years to catch......

Report: State Securities Regulators Probe Crypto Lender Genesis

State securities regulators are reportedly investigating Genesis Global Capital in a broad range probe into the “interconnectedness of crypto firms,” Barron’s reported on Friday. The report notes that the Alabama Securities Commission is looking into whether or not cryptocurrency firms have......

New York Governor Signs Law Partially Banning Bitcoin Mining on Fossil Fuels

A moratorium on some crypto mining operations relying on carbon-based energy has been signed into law in New York. Businesses engaged in proof-of-work mining in the state will not be able to expand or renew their permits for the next two......

Brazilian Cryptocurrency Bill Resurfaces After General Ballot

The Brazilian cryptocurrency bill, sidelined several times due to the general election ballot that happened on October 30, might be discussed and voted on during the following week. According to reports, the project identified as 4.401/2021 will be on the agenda......

Financial Guru Dave Ramsey Weighs in on FTX Collapse — Reiterates His Crypto Warning

Personal finance guru Dave Ramsey has weighed in on the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX. “I told you so,” he repeatedly said, reiterating his long-standing advice that investors should not put money into crypto. Dave Ramsey on Bitcoin, Crypto, and the......

New FTX CEO Says Sam Bankman-Fried Does Not Speak on Firm’s Behalf, After SBF’s Candid Interview With Vox

Following the former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried’s (SBF) interview with the New York Times and several direct text messages with Reuters, SBF recently did a much longer and more candid interview with Vox journalist Kelsey Piper. After the interview done via......

SEC Enforcement Remains Focused on Crypto — Chair Gensler Says He’s ‘Impressed’ With Enforcement Results

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says its Enforcement Division “remains focused on the rapidly evolving crypto asset securities space.” The securities regulator filed 760 enforcement actions in total this fiscal year. SEC Chairman Gary Gensler commented: “I continue to......

Mark Cuban Says FTX Implosion Isn’t Crypto Blowup — Explains Why He Invests in Crypto

Shark Tank star and the owner of the NBA team Dallas Mavericks, Mark Cuban, says recent blowups in the crypto space, including the FTX implosion, “have been banking blowups,” not crypto blowups. He also explained why he invests in crypto. Recent......

Onchain Data Reveals Alameda Acquired Specific Tokens a Month Before FTX Listings

According to a report stemming from the blockchain analytics firm Argus, Sam Bankman-Fried’s trading firm Alameda Research obtained tokens ahead of FTX.com listings. The report claims that Alameda acquired roughly $60 million worth of tokens before the digital assets were scheduled......

Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers Compares FTX Collapse to Enron Fraud

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers has compared crypto exchange FTX to Enron, noting that the case is a classic fraud rather than the complexities of cryptocurrency regulation. He said the regulatory community ought to draw two lessons from the collapse......