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Coinbase Posts Response to SEC’s Wells Notice, Launches #Crypto435 for Supporters to Aid in the Battle with Regulators

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN)  has posted a 73-page response to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Wells Notice which indicates a high likelihood of an enforcement action by the commission. Last month, Coinbase revealed it was in receipt of the Wells Notice while taking a defiant stance against… Read More

After Trip to the UK, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Visits with US Securities and Exchange Commission

Earlier today, Brian Armstrong, CEO of Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) visited with officials at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  Armstrong revealed the trip in a Tweet stating: “Met with the SEC today. We’ll continue pushing for a clear rule book in the U.S. for crypto regs…. Read More

Coinbase Might Relocate to UK, Other Jurisdictions: Report

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) is reportedly getting ready for an anticipated “years-long” court case with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This, according to a report from CNBC, which is citing comments from Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong. It appears that this update has come after the… Read More

Coinbase Reveals that the UK Is A Fast-Growing Digital Asset, Web3 Market, as EU to Adopt Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) Regulation

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) notes that we should never doubt the importance of the UK and Europe to their business operations. Coinbase writes in a blog post that they may be a US-listed company but they know that “to succeed in their mission of increasing economic freedom,… Read More

Coinbase Receives Wells Notice from SEC Indicating a Possible Enforcement Action Against the Digital Asset Exchange

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) has posted a statement indicating it has received a Wells Notice from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A Wells Notice is effectively a heads-up that the SEC is conducting an investigation for any potential infractions. While not a definitive indicator of a looming… Read More

CEO of Coinbase Brian Armstrong Pens Editorial Telling Policymakers Crypto Offshoring is Bad for the Country

Brian Armstrong, CEO of Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) has published an Op-Ed on CNBC lambasting public officials that are standing in the way of digital asset innovation. Coinbase, the only publicly traded crypto exchange in the US, may end up being collateral damage to the ongoing onslaught… Read More

Coinbase Reports Q4 Earnings, Better Than Expected, But Shares Dip in After Hours Trading

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) has released Q4 earnings along with full-year 2022 numbers, and while the crypto exchange beat both on the top and bottom line, shares are little impressed in after-hours trading. In its shareholder letter, Coinbase said that its Q4 results “were consistent with our… Read More

Staking No More: Kraken Hit With $30 Million Penalty by SEC, Halts Crypto Staking for US Accounts

Following industry rumblings anticipating the move, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken action against crypto exchange Kraken in regard to their staking service. Kraken has settled the charges by the SEC without admitting or denying the allegations and paying a $30 million penalty…. Read More

Coinbase CEO Worries that Crypto Staking is Doomed

Brian Armstrong, CEO and founder of Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN), took to Twitter yesterday to share his belief that crypto staking is doomed as regulators – the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – will soon kill off the popular method of generating revenue for parked crypto. Currently,… Read More

Coinbase to Slash Employees by 950, Expects to Lose $500 Million for FY 2022

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN), the largest crypto exchange in the US and the only one that is publicly traded, will slash its employee headcount by approximately 950 individuals as part of a move to adjust to the challenging economic environment. Coinbase said it will also cut operating… Read More

Coinbase Predicts 50% Plunge in Revenue in 2022

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN), the only publicly traded crypto exchange, is not having a very good year. In fact, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong recently commented in an interview that revenue in fiscal year 2022 is expected to be half of what the exchange delivered in 2021. The… Read More

Coinbase Approval to Operate in Singapore is Key Strategic Move

  This past week, Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) revealed it had received regulatory approval to provide services in Singapore, the leading Fintech hub in Asia,  At the same time, it was announced that Coinbase founder and CEO Brian Armstrong is expected to participate at the annual Singapore… Read More

Coinbase to Fund Lawsuit Challenging Tornado Cash Sanctions by US Department of Treasury

Last month, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) applied sanctions to Tornado Cash, a crypto mixing platform. The second sanctions hitting a mixer, the enforcement action is still the first of its kind as the code running Tornado.cash was open… Read More

Coinbase to Slash Employees by 18% – “We grew too quickly”

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN), the largest crypto exchange in the US and the first to float shares on an exchange, has announced it will reduce employee headcount by 18%. This announcement follows previous statements of a hiring freeze. Currently, Coinbase has around 4900 employees indicating that over… Read More

Just Quit Please: Coinbase CEO Comments on Disgruntled Employees and Petition to Remove Certain Executives

This past week some employees of Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN)posted Operation Revive COIN, a petition to oust Coinbase COO Emilie Choi, Chief Product Officer Surojit Chatterjee, and Chief People Officer LJ Brock. The demands are apparently driven by their disappointment with Coinbase’s performance, even though the entire… Read More

Coinbase Pumps the Brakes on Hiring

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN), the largest digital asset marketplace in the US, has announced it will slow its hiring process due to the “current market downtown.” The news should come as no surprise for Coinbase watchers as the crypto focused firm experienced hyperbolic growth that inevitably had… Read More

Nana Murugesan, VP, International and Business Dev at Coinbase, Shares Global Expansion Strategy

Nana Murugesan, VP, International and Business Development at Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN), says that the digital asset firm will be adopting “a go broad and go deep approach” in order to scale operations internationally so that they can further their mission of bringing more “economic freedom”… Read More

Tobias Lütke, CEO of Shopify, Set to Join Coinbase Board of Directors

Brian Armstrong, CEO and Co-Founder of digital asset firm Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN), confirms that commerce pioneer and open-source programmer, Tobias Lütke will bring his extensive experience and perspective to bear as Coinbase continues to expand its global presence and develop new products. Armstrong wrote in… Read More

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Hammers SEC’s “Sketchy” Behavior as Regulator May Sue Digital Asset Firm for Lending Program

Yesterday, Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) posted a notice regarding receipt of a Wells Notice from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating the regulator may sue it due to its planned Coinbase Lend program. Around the same time Coinbase announced the regulators’ investigation, CEO Brian Armstrong took… Read More

Coinbase Adds Trading Support for COTI, a Protocol for Decentralized Payment Networks, Stablecoins

Beginning on Friday, August 27, 2021, COTI (COTI) will be available on Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase clients are now able to trade, send, receive, or store COTI in “most Coinbase-supported regions, with certain exceptions” (certain jurisdictions excluded due to… Read More

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