Gensler’s confirmation comes almost three months after President Joe Biden first announced he was his pick for the SEC.
Bitcoin has likely become too interwoven into the world for a ban to be plausible, says the Gemini CEO.
Michael Mosier will replace Kenneth Blanco as the U.S. government agency’s acting director.
After resigning from the commission’s executive position in January, Tarbert is on his way out.
Jerome Powell added that the Federal Reserve needed to consider the health of other markets when creating a digital currency.
“A Federal Reserve operational error resulted in disruption of service in several business lines,” said Jim Strader from the Richmond Fed.
She still questioned how regulators would “manage money laundering and illicit finance issues” with digital currencies.
We didn’t learn much new in today’s hearing, but the spotlight was definitely on the gamified trading app, rather than the traders on r/WallStreetBets.
“I don’t have Bitcoin, and I’ll never ask you to send me any,” said Joe Biden.
The admin of a well-known darknet market link provider claims its donation address was flagged as suspicious after it criticized Chainalysis’ KYT flagging system.