Crypto allies dominate the list of witnesses slated to appear before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
United States lawmakers remain underinvested in crypto, but this is likely to change in 2022.
Strong framing move by U.S. Representative Tom Emmer and a looming threat of another crypto ban in Asia: a digest of last week’s top crypto policy stories is here.
The Bitcoin Policy Institute has recently issued a rebuttal to the letter that prompted the hearing.
“We want to make sure that we do the requisite research on policy and technology so we’re in a position to move forward if Congress decides it’s important to be able to compete with China in this regard,” said Lael Brainard.
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. “Our role at the SEC is to ensure that the public still gets basic protection,” he stressed. SEC Chair Gary Gensler on Cryptocurrency […]
By all appearances, we are in for a busy year in crypto regulation and policymaking.
Maria Muñoz, a Spanish deputy from the country’s Congress, wants to position its country as a reliable alternative to miners that are facing a dire situation in Kazakhstan, after their internet service was suspended, affecting their operative capacity. Muñoz sent a letter to the congress, inquiring about the possible actions that Spain might take to […]
Last year, the crypto community demonstrated its capacity to fight for a good cause, raise money and mobilize political support.
After announcing Bitcoin Bonds last November, El Salvador’s government will now send to congress the legal framework for its issuance.