Tag: brian brooks

Dec 10 2021

Former U.S. official criticizes SEC crypto regulations

Dec 10 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  bitfury brian brooks people regulation sec

In their bid to better understand the crypto industry and its operations, US lawmakers invited the chief executive officers (CEO) of some leading crypto exchanges to a major hearing tagged “Digital Assets and the Future of Finance: Understanding Innovation in the United State.” Brian Brooks criticizes SEC One of the invited executives was the pro-crypto former head of the United States...

Dec 09 2021

Former OCC Chief Says the U.S. Is “Unquestionably behind the curve” in Fostering Crypto Growth

Brian Brooks, the current CEO of the Bitfury Group, testified behind the Congress on Wednesday, December 8, answering some of the key questions pertaining to the regulatory landscape in the crypto space. Considering...

Oct 09 2021

Binance.US Announces new CEO Post Brooks’ controversial exit

Following its former CEO’s sudden and controversial departure, Binance.US announced the appointment of the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Brian Shroder. The crypto exchange platform noted in its community announcement, that Shroder had already been part of the Binance.US team as the former President. He had been responsible for the company’s strategy and execution, fundraising, The post Binance.US Announces new CEO Post Brooks’...

Sep 02 2021

Binance U.S.’ Arm Targets for a Public Listing in Three Years

While global crypto exchange Binance has been recently under regulatory scrutiny, it hasn't stopped the firm from making bold moves ahead. Changpeng Zhao, the founder and CEO of crypto exchange Binance recently said that its U.S. arm could be heading for a public listing in the coming three years. The Information was the first to The post Binance U.S.' Arm Targets for a...

Aug 18 2021

Brazil prez meets with Brian Brooks and Circle to discuss possible CBDC

Aug 18 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption brazil brian brooks cbdc cbdcs

Brazil’s interest in the crypto space does not look like abating anytime soon as the President of the central bank of the country, Roberto Campos Neto, recently held a video conference call with two key figures in the crypto space regarding the rollout of a potential Central Bank...

Aug 08 2021

Binance US CEO Brian Brooks Resigns After 4 Months

Brian Brooks, CEO resigned as CEO of Binance.US this Friday. This may be due to recent crackdowns posed by many superpowers, the U.S. included. Crackdowns such as these continue to pose many problems for Binance.US. Differing opinions on how to address...

Aug 07 2021

Here’s Why Binance U.S. CEO Brian Brooks Actually Quit In Three Months

It really hasn't been a good year for crypto Binance so far! Amid back-to-back regulatory attacks and rising scrutiny, Binance U.S. CEO and former Acting Comptroller Brian Brooks have resigned on Friday, August 6. The resignation comes just within three months of him joining the crypto firm. Brooks has been the proponent of innovations in The post Here's Why Binance U.S. CEO Brian...

Aug 04 2021

SEC Chairman: “This Asset Class Is Rife With Fraud, Scams, and Abuse”

August 4, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Daily Bits...

Jul 30 2021

Just-in: Binance.US CEO reveals the exchange has no immediate IPO plans

Binance.US CEO, Brian Brooks revealed in a recent interview, that the exchange has no plans of opting for a public listing anytime soon. Instead, he emphasized Binance.US is in process of closing a private funding round with "impressive" investor portfolios. Brooks brought up the discussion about the first venture financing round while differentiating Binance.US from The post Just-in: Binance.US CEO reveals the exchange...

Jun 10 2021

Two Overlooked Talks From The Bitcoin 2021 Conference In Miami

As promised, we’re also covering some of the presentations that don’t have big names associated with them. Powerful ideas about Bitcoin abound in these. In stark contrast from one another, ex-government officials star in the first one, and dangerous anarchists star in the second one. We’re exaggerating, of course. Nevertheless, the point is, the ideas they contain are not that different....

May 24 2021

New Binance.US CEO Brian Brooks Says the firm is not an ‘Alter-Ego’ of Parent Company

Brian Brooks, the newly elected CEO of Binance.US, the independent subsidiary of the world's largest crypto exchange has made it clear that the US subsidiary of the exchange is no 'alter-ego' of the...

Apr 20 2021

Breaking: Binance Appoints Ex OCC Chief Brian Brooks As CEO of Binance US

Brian Brooks, the former head of the Office of Comptroller of Currency under the Trump administration would be taking over as the...

Feb 08 2021

Blockchain Bites: Tesla Drives $1.5B Into Bitcoin, Brian Brooks Comments on Monetary Debasement

Tesla plowed $1.5 billion into bitcoin, ETH futures went live on CME, Brian Brooks comments on dollar debasement.

Jan 28 2021

OCC Halts Fair Access Banking Rule

The rule would have prohibited US banks from denying services based on ideological factors.

Jan 14 2021

Blockchain Bites: OCC’s Head Stepping Down, Anchorage to Become First National ‘Digital Asset Bank’

Brian Brooks finalized the controversial Fair Access to Banking rule in what could be his last act in office.

Jan 13 2021

OCC Chief Brian Brooks Is Stepping Down Thursday

Acting Comptroller of the Currency Brian Brooks will be stepping down on Jan. 14, he confirmed Wednesday.

Financial Censorship After Capitol Riot ‘Truly Chilling,’ Says OCC Chief Brian Brooks

“Money might be controlled by a handful of elites,” the departing bank regulator said at a Wednesday event. “Crypto is about freedom.”

Jan 12 2021

Brian Brooks, Crypto-Friendly Bank Regulator, Expected to Step Down This Week: Report

The Acting OCC head will reportedly end his brief tenure running the federal banking regulator by the end of the week.

Jan 05 2021

Most Important Crypto Regulation Yet? Banks Can Treat Public Blockchains Like SWIFT and ACH

A new interpretive letter from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency paves the way for stablecoins and public blockchains to be fully integrated in the financial infrastructure.

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