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SEC and Ripple each seek ruling in long-running unregistered securities case

SEC and Ripple each seek ruling in long-running unregistered securities case

QUICK TAKE Ripple and the SEC have each asked for a swift judgment in the regulator’s case against the crypto firm. The SEC has accused Ripple of selling unregistered securities when it issued XRP tokens. Ripple and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have each asked for a swift judgment in the regulator’s case against …

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Digital assets belong in traditional banking, ex-U.S. regulator says

Digital assets belong in traditional banking, ex-U.S. regulator says

QUICK TAKE Former top U.S. banking regulator sees more room for digital currency projects in traditional banks. Regulators might view increased exposure to digital assets warily, said an executive with Chain Bridge Partners, a regulatory advisory firm. The executives spoke at the Bank Policy Institute annual conference in New York on Tuesday. More crypto business …

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DeFi Regulations: Where US regulators should draw the line

DeFi Regulations: Where US regulators should draw the line

The U.S Federal agency’s approach to the DeFi market has raised several concerns over the future of the industry: Experts weigh in on what’s the right approach. Decentralized finance (DeFi), one of the fastest growing ecosystems in the cryptocurrency market, has long been a dilemma for regulators, given the decentralized nature of the space. In …

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Amazon’s Bezos criticizes Biden over inflation tweet

Amazon’s Bezos criticizes Biden over inflation tweet

KEY POINTS Amazon founder Jeff Bezos took aim at Joe Biden on Friday over the president’s tweet that said inflation could be brought down by taxing wealthy corporations. Biden earlier in the day tweeted: “You want to bring down inflation? Let’s make sure the wealthiest corporations pay their fair share.” Bezos responded: “Raising corp taxes …

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100,000 CUBANS ARE USING BITCOIN IN RESPONSE TO U.S. SANCTIONS

100,000 CUBANS ARE USING BITCOIN IN RESPONSE TO U.S. SANCTIONS

A report from NBC News states over 100,000 Cubans are using bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to escape harsh conditions created by international sanctions. A report from NBC states over 100,000 Cubans are using bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The adoption of cryptocurrencies was driven largely by mobile internet access which was only provided to Cubans three …

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Finance School Bentley University Now Accepts Cryptocurrency Payments for Tuition

Finance School Bentley University Now Accepts Cryptocurrency Payments for Tuition

Bentley University, the private university located in Waltham, Massachusetts, has revealed it now accepts digital currencies for tuition payments. Bentley University’s president explained that the school has been “at the forefront in preparing business leaders” and further remarked that the faculty is “proud to embrace” the same technology its students are learning about today. Bentley …

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