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Hong Kong Judge Rules Crypto Assets as ‘Property,’ Following Similar Rulings Worldwide

In a court case linked to the now-defunct crypto exchange Gatecoin, a Hong Kong judge has ruled that cryptocurrencies are “property” which is “capable of being held on trust.” According to the law firm Hogan Lovells, this case should provide greater clarity to insolvency practitioners and other common law jurisdictions. Hong Kong Judge Designates Crypto […]

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Treasury Secretary Yellen Holds Unscheduled Meeting With Top Financial Regulators Amid Turmoil in Banking Sector

U.S. Treasury secretary Janet Yellen initiated an unscheduled Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) meeting with the country’s top financial regulators on Friday amid issues plaguing the U.S. banking sector. Banking stocks and all four U.S. benchmark indexes fell again on Friday as the government’s efforts last week failed to quell the country’s financial calamity. Janet

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Custodia CEO Slams US Government Over Broad Crackdown, Lack of Regulatory Clarity in Crypto Industry

Caitlin Long, CEO of crypto bank Custodia, criticized the U.S. government for its handling of a massive crypto fraud that occurred months before the company’s collapse. She made her remarks in a blog post after disclosing evidence to law enforcement. Long’s post followed Custodia’s unsuccessful application to become a member of the Federal Reserve System,

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Brazilian Government Preparing New Decree to Clarify Cryptocurrency Rules

The Brazilian government is preparing to release a decree to fill the blank spaces that the recent approval of the cryptocurrency law has left open. The document, prepared by the Ministry of Finance, will establish the areas of oversight and responsibilities for the Central Bank of Brazil and the national securities regulator (CVM). Brazilian Government

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Report: Paypal Puts Stablecoin Plans on Hold as US Regulators Crack Down on Crypto Industry

During the first week of 2023, payment service giant Paypal said it was exploring the launch of a stablecoin. At the time, an executive at Paypal stated that if the company moved forward, it would work closely with financial regulators. However, on Feb. 10, a source noted that Paypal has put the concept on hold

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FTX Bankruptcy: Judge Delays Decision on Appointing Independent Examiner Amid Cost Concerns

Judge John Dorsey has delayed his decision on whether to appoint an independent examiner in the FTX case. At the latest hearing, Dorsey acknowledged that the cost to debtors could reach tens of millions of dollars. Currently, the bankruptcy judge is hopeful that the issue will be resolved through a mutually agreed upon solution between

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60 Organizations Launch Campaign Urging US Congress to Protect Privacy

On Wednesday, 60 organizations involved in cryptocurrencies, open-source and free software, and human rights and privacy-preserving projects launched a new campaign calling on the 118th U.S. Congress to protect privacy. The groups, including Fight for the Future, Electric Coin Co., and the Tor Project, insist that Congress needs to deliver policies dedicated to standing up

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US Lawmaker Outlines Priorities to Regulate Crypto and Make America the Place for Blockchain Innovation

The chairman of a newly formed digital assets committee, U.S. Congressman French Hill, has outlined some priorities to regulate the crypto sector and ensure America is the place for fintech and blockchain innovation. “We want a regulatory framework that’s transparent for developers, investors, and potential consumers,” the lawmaker emphasized. US Lawmaker Shares Priorities on Crypto

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Treasury Secretary Yellen Urges Swift Action to Increase Spending Limit, Avert Default on US Obligations

Janet Yellen, the U.S. secretary of the Treasury, sent a letter to Congress on Friday urging lawmakers to increase the spending limit. Yellen stressed that the country would reach its statutory debt limit on Jan. 19, 2023. She warned that “failure to meet the government’s obligations would cause irreparable harm to the U.S. economy, the

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Osprey Vies for Control of Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust; Tron’s Justin Sun Offers to Invest Up to $1B on DCG Assets

Following charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission against the crypto exchange Gemini and the digital currency lender Genesis, Tron founder Justin Sun told the press that he may be able to purchase assets from Genesis, up to $1 billion, “depending on their evaluation of the situation.” Additionally, the crypto investment manager Osprey has

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