Tag: treasury

Nov 17 2021

Sep 21 2021

US Treasury Sanctions for the First Time a Crypto Exchange

The US Treasury noted that crypto exchanges like Suex are critical in facilitating the profitability of ransomware gangs.

Coinbase Backs Down From the SEC

Sep 21 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin coinbase crypto ethereum ice

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Sep 17 2021

Aug 06 2021

How Congress Might Pass Laws Bad for Proof-of-Stake and DeFi

Aug 06 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2021 defi irs regulation shows

Kristin Smith, executive director at the Blockchain Association, discusses the latest news on a provision in the infrastructure bill that seeks to raise $28B from the crypto industry in taxes. Show highlights: how the original crypto provision within the infrastructure bill came to be...

Jan 25 2021

Ushering In A Bitcoin Standard: Marathon Buys $150 Million Of Bitcoin

Jan 25 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  investing marathon treasury

The supply of bitcoin continues to dry up as Marathon Patent Group Inc., one of the largest Bitcoin mining companies based in North America, announced its purchase of 4,812.66 BTC at an aggregate price of $150 million, per a release. The bitcoin was purchased via New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG), which helped Marathon take advantage of...

Jan 21 2021

Proposed Crypto Wallet Rule Among Those Frozen by Biden Pending Review

Jan 21 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  markets news policy & regulation treasury wallet

Crypto advocates, fiercely opposed both the proposed rule and the initial attempt by the previous administration to rush it through.

Jan 14 2021

US Treasury’s OCC Approves First Crypto Bank, Bitcoin Jumps above $38,000

Anchorage became the first crypto custodian to receive a federal charter from the US OCC.

Jan 05 2021

US Treasury Announces Support for Stablecoins, Bitcoin drops below $30,000

The OCC allowed banks to use stablecoins for payment activities, Bitcoin dropped below $30,000.

Dec 30 2020

BitGo to Pay $93K to US Treasury to Settle 183 ‘Apparent’ Sanctions Violations

Dec 30 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitgo markets news policy & regulation sanctions

Bitcoin custodian firm BitGo agreed to pay $93,830 in a settlement pact with the U.S. Treasury over 183 "apparent violations" of multiple sanctions programs.

Dec 22 2020

Why Is the Proposed FinCEN Rule for Unhosted Wallets Being Pushed So Quickly?

Dec 22 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 banks bitcoin blockchain crypto

Jeremy Allaire of Circle Pay and Kristin Smith of the Blockchain Association explain the impact of and motivation behind Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s proposed FinCEN rule that targets “unhosted” wallets. In this episode, they cover: what the new FinCEN rule says, and how it would impact unhosted or self-hosted wallets, as...

Dec 18 2020

US Treasury Hiring Crypto Policy Officers

The FinCEN advertised 2 vacancies to hire strategic policy officers for expert advice on cryptocurrencies.

Nov 17 2020

Everything You Need to Know About the Looming Battle Over Privacy in Crypto

Nov 17 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  2020 banks bitcoin blockchain crypto

Jake Chervinsky, general counsel at Compound Labs, and Kristin Smith, executive director of The Blockchain Association, talk about the storm brewing in the cryptosphere involving self-custody and privacy. In this episode, they cover: the differences between hosted and self-hosted wallets and how transactions between them differ...

Oct 21 2020

Institutional FOMO? Mode Global Holdings Adopts Bitcoin as a Treasury Reserve Asset!

FinTech company Mode Global Holdings PLC has declared that it is now the first publicly listed company (PLC) in the UK to approve Bitcoin as a treasury reserve asset on Wednesday (October 21). Mode allotted 10% of its cash reserves to buy Bitcoin Mode ...

Sep 19 2020

Quant Network (QNT) Treasury Model Guide

The Quant network aims to fix one of the critical issues of blockchain technology, which is the lack of interoperability. An extremely exciting system developed by Quant to address the interoperability issue is Overledger. This is not a blockchain but an operating system that connects blockchains. Along with that, it uses multi-chain applications (mApps) to connect existing traditional networks to a blockchain. In...

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