Tag: congress

Jan 30 2023

Senior US officials urge Congress to strengthen Crypto regulation

Jan 30 2023 Published at Coinscreed under tags  congress crypto regulation news us

The officials ask Congress to intensify its efforts on crypto regulation to prevent the misappropriation of consumers' assets and the emergence of conflicts of interest. Four high-ranking US government officials working in the White House have issued a call to action to the US Congress, urging it to "step up its efforts" in the area […] The post...

Jan 27 2023

U.S Senator Ted Cruz Wants Crypto Enabled Payments In Capitol Hill

U.S Senator Ted Cruz has introduced a bill in the Senate that seeks to enable crypto payments at restaurants and vending machines in the Capitol building.

Jan 18 2023

Every third member of the US Congress received money from FTX

Out of 535 senators and representatives in the U.S. Congress, 196 were found to have taken donations in cash from FTX. The members of Congress were identified by CoinDesk journalists in a large research effort to shine a light on Congress' connection...

Dec 13 2022

FTX CEO John Ray’s Testimony Reveals Sam Bankman-Fried’s Poor Leadership

The current CEO of FTX, John Ray, has provided key insights into the workings of the bankrupt exchange during his congressional testimony.

Nov 16 2022

FTX, Bankman-Fried Will Face Congressional Hearing in December

Nov 16 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  congress ftx news

Lawmakers in the United States have announced that they will hold a hearing on the collapse of FTX. FTX Faces Government Hearing FTX and its officers will soon face an...

FTX, Bankman-Fried Will Face Congressional Hearing in December

Nov 16 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  congress ftx news

Lawmakers in the United States have announced that they will hold a hearing on the collapse of FTX. FTX Faces Government Hearing FTX and its officers will soon face an...

Sep 28 2022

Bitcoiners Will Not Accept Overregulation

Bitcoin users are an intolerant minority who will quickly mobilize if they think that forthcoming legislation is unfavorable or unfair to Bitcoin.This is a transcribed excerpt of the “Bitcoin Magazine Podcast,” hosted by P and Q. In this episode, they are joined by Andy Edstrom CFA, CFP and advisor to Swan Bitcoin to talk about government regulation, how to expose your family...

Sep 14 2022

Should There Be A Bitcoin Political Party?

Should we depend on established political parties to defend the interest of Bitcoiners? Or is it time to form a new Bitcoin political party?This is an opinion editorial by Robert Hall, a content creator and small business owner.As political polarization continues to widen, finding your ideological home in a political party has become difficult. In today's political environment, you must be...

Aug 31 2022

U.S. Congress Petitions 5 Major Crypto Exchanges Over Anti-Fraud Infrastructure

Summary: A member of the U.S. congress sent a letter to five exchanges in the U.S. to inquire about their fraud mitigation systems. Coinbase, FTX, Binance.US, Kraken, and KuCoin are the five crypto exchanges named in the press release on Tuesday. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi's letter also addressed the SEC and noted that federal laws fail to provide sufficient oversight for cryptos. Crypto regulations...

Aug 03 2022

Bitcoin, Ethereum Could Become Commodities Under New CFTC Bill

Aug 03 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  cftc congress news

The bill from the Senate Agriculture Committee would place much of the crypto world under CFTC oversight. Bipartisan Bill Pushes for CFTC Oversight A new crypto bill is hitting the...

Jul 15 2022

How Will Bitcoiners Regulate The Regulators?

Jul 15 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bill congress legal opinion regulation

Bitcoiners who are optimistic about Senate cryptocurrency legislation should remain skeptical of the legislators who want to regulate the industry.This is an opinion editorial by Niklas Kleinworth, a research assistant at the Idaho Freedom Foundation, which is a public policy think tank.As Congress seeks to refine the federal government’s stance on cryptocurrency, one must be wary of...

Jun 14 2022

Brazilian Congressman Sees Bitcoin As Transformative For The Country

Brazilian congressman, Fábio Ostermann, sees bitcoin as a means to make tools of the state obsolete and allow for technology to set people free.In an episode of the “Bitconheiros” podcast with guest Fábio Ostermann, the Brazilian congressman commented — among several subjects — on Bitcoin and the adoption of...

Jun 10 2022

Bitcoin’s Role In The Recent Digital Asset Regulation

It is critical that both lawmakers and consumers understand the natural protections that Bitcoin gives them as a result of its decentralized design.With DeFi scams, exploits and collapses becoming more and more common within the digital asset space, the need for comprehensive regulation that protects consumers has never been more important. While the space has often fought against oversight from any sort...

Jun 06 2022

US Senators Discuss Highly Anticipated Bitcoin Bill

Senators Cynthia Lummis and Kirsten Gillibrand will introduce the Responsible Financial Innovation Act for regulatory clarity for bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.On Tuesday, June 7, 2022, Cynthia Lummis, a Republican senator and rancher from Wyoming, and Kirsten Gillibrand, a Democrat senator and securities lawyer from Albany, New York, will introduce the...

Jun 03 2022

New Bill Would Force Congress to Disclose Crypto Holdings

Jun 03 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  congress news

A new bill working its way through the House of Representatives would require members of Congress to report the value of any purchase, sale, or exchange of cryptocurrencies over $1,000....

May 23 2022

U.S. Representative Under Ethics Investigation for Crypto Activities

May 23 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  congress investigation news

The U.S. Congress has released a statement declaring that it would launch an investigation into Representative Madison Cawthorns (R-NC) crypto activities for allegedly promoting a coin in which he had...

May 20 2022

U.S. House Introduces Bill to Allow Bitcoin in 401(k)s

May 20 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  401(k) bitcoin congress news

A member of the U.S. House of Representatives has introduced a bill to ensure that Bitcoin is permitted in 401(k) retirement plans. Bill Supports the Financial Freedom Act On Friday,...

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