The market has matured since 2018, when bitcoin ETF applications last hit a
peak. It's unclear whether that's enough to see one approved.
Both nations hope to prevent banks from providing services to crypto
Also: Ripple filed its response to the SEC and a FinCEN official discusses the
controversial counterparty rule in public for the first time.
Donald Trump may have been anti-crypto but his appointed regulators ushered in
a largely industry-friendly regime.
The incoming president has already announced he would tap pro-crypto, pro-
regulation Gary Gensler to lead the SEC, but a number of other names and
issues remain outstanding.