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Staunch Supporter of Crowdfunding, Fintech, Congressman Patrick McHenry Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election

Congressman Patrick McHenry, a Republican from North Carolina and current Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, has announced his intent not to seek re-election to the seat in Congress he has held for 20 years. In a statement posted on the Congressman’s website, he… Read More

Partial Win for Ripple in Court Ruling on XRP, Digital Asset Jumps in Value

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Ripple scored a victory today as the courts have now ruled that the sale of XRP on crypto exchanges did not violate US securities law in a partial win for the digital asset firm. The ruling helped to drive the value of XRP higher –… Read More

Crypto Council Comments on Binance Enforcement Action: CFTC Goes Straight for the Knockout

This past week, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission filed an enforcement action against Binance and its founder Changpeng Zhao (CZ). The lawsuit comes as no surprise to industry followers as Binance is the largest crypto exchange globally and represents a fat target for regulators. The… Read More

Crypto Council CEO Comments on Possible SEC Enforcement Action Against Coinbase Following Wells Notice

Yesterday, the only publicly traded digital asset exchange, Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN), announced that it has received a Wells Notice from the SEC indicating there is a high possibility of an enforcement action. Coinbase criticized the move by the SEC, stating that it has attempted to engage with the… Read More

Crypto Council for Innovation Comments on White House Crypto Statement, RFI Issued on Digital Assets

On Friday, the White House posted a statement on crypto and the administration’s policy pertaining to digital asset innovation. In recent months, multiple crypto firms have filed for bankruptcy and an algorithmic stablecoin, TerraUSD, ended up not being very stable – destroying holder value. Earlier… Read More

Crypto Council for Innovation Comments on Sam Bankman-Fried Arrest

Sheila Warren, CEO of the Crypto Council for Innovation, has issued a  statement on the arrest of Sam Bankman-Fried, founder of FTX. The statement was issued prior to the announcement of civil charges being filed by both the Securities and Exchange Commission and Commodities Futures… Read More

The Crypto Council for Innovation Recognizes House and Senate Members Supportive of Digital Asset Innovation

The Crypto Council for Innovation has recognized a large group of Senators and Members of the House of Representatives with its Digital Future Award, according to an email from the Council. The elected leaders are being acknowledged for their “initiative, engagement, and commitment to US… Read More

US Senators Introduce Bi-Partisan Digital Commodities Consumer Protection Act

Several US Senators, all members of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, have introduced new bi-partisan legislation targeting the digital asset sector. U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee and John Boozman, Ranking Member, along with Senators Cory Booker and John Thune have introduced the Digital… Read More

Sheila Warren and Sumedha Deshmukh from WEF Explain Why Effective Crypto Regulations Take Time and Caution

Sheila Warren, Deputy Head of the C4IR; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum,  and Sumedha Deshmukh Platform Curator, Blockchain and Digital Currency, World Economic Forum, recently published their views on why effective cryptocurrency regulations will take time to develop. As noted (on August… Read More

Like Many Innovators, Consensus Moves to Texas, Partners with World Economic Forum

Like a lot of people and companies, Consensus is moving to Texas for 2022. The in-person blockchain-focused gathering will take place in Austin in June 2022. The Mayor of Austin, Steve Adler, commented on the addition of the event to its city’s calendar: “The future… Read More

Financial Technology Association Creates Advisory Board, Adds Top Fintech Experts to Guide Strategy

The Financial Technology Association (FTA) announces the formation of an advisory board. The new board will help guide the nascent group’s mission to proactively guide regulation and policy in the booming Fintech sector. Founded in March, the FTA has moved quickly to boost its ranks… Read More

Sheila Warren from the World Economic Forum Explains Why She’s “Quite Bullish” about Blockchain and Its Future Impact

Sheila Warren, Head of Blockchain, Data, and Digital Assets at the World Economic Forum (WEF), an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business leaders of society to shape global agendas, says that she’s “quite bullish” about blockchain and… Read More

World Economic Forum Publishes Report on the Value of Blockchain

The World Economic Forum and the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation, with the support of Accenture, has published a report on the value of blockchain. While there has been more than enough hype regarding distributed ledger technology (DLT) and there remains an ongoing debate as… Read More

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