On December 13, 2022, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services (HFSC) held a Full Committee Hearing entitled, “Investigating the Collapse of FTX, Part I.” The only witness to testify [...]
Consumer and Investor Advocates tell Senators that Digital Commodity Legislation “must guarantee investors’ ability to access the state and federal court system to resolve cases.”
As organizations that share a commitment to investor choice, we write to express strong concern that the Digital Commodities Consumer Protection Act (S. 4760), as currently drafted, does not [...]
The collapse of FTX in just 24 hours shows the dangers of leaving crypto assets unregulated. It has also demolished Sam Bankman-Fried’s credibility, and his ability to serve as a go-to resource [...]
Sens. Lummis, Gillibrand Introduce Landmark Legislation To Create Regulatory Framework For Digital Assets
Today, U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, and Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), member of the Senate Banking Committee, introduced the Responsible Financial [...]
Biden Issues Executive Order on Digital Assets, Laying Foundation for Collaboration with Congressional Republicans on Crypto in 118th Congress
As the Administration knows all too well, such a timetable all but ensures that the White House will not propose any relevant legislative recommendations in time them to be disposed of by the [...]
It takes direct aim at the basic assumptions and assumed truths around which the crypto industry is constructing a multi-million dollar lobbying campaign aimed at the 117th Congress.
SEC and State Regulators Announce Cryptocurrency Startup BlockFi will pay $100 million to Settle Charges.
On February 14th, The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) jointly announced a $100 million settlement with BlockFi [...]
Public Summary and Analysis: CATO Institute Symposium on “New Technology and Old Rules: Constructing a Crypto Regulatory Framework.” January 13, 2022.
LXR Group Public Summary and Analysis: CATO Institute Symposium on “New Technology and Old Rules: Constructing a Crypto Regulatory Framework.” January 13, 2022. By Emmerson McClintock, LXR [...]