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On Wednesday, SEC Chair Jay Clayton addressed the PLI’s Annual Institute on Securities Regulation. He delivered a speech entitled “Governance and Transparency at the Commission and in Our Markets,” in which he shared concerns about token offerings and secondary cryptocurrency markets.
To prevent severe price fluctuations of its bitcoin futures, CME Group will institute tiered trading halts and hard caps. The company currently uses limits for stock market futures among other financial products.
The Kremlin's business ombudsman Boris Titov is advocating for state consolidation of cryptocurrency regulation, in what he says is an effort to reduce obstruction by law enforcement in the growing Russian blockchain-based industry. The regulations he proposes may introduce a tax to miners of cryptocurrency.
Over the last week, blockchain darling Alex Tapscott has fallen from good graces. After a Forbes exposé revealed that Tapscott’s NextBlock Global distributed deceitful investor documents, the venture capital firm has lost the support of two major banks in Canada and reneged on its plan to go public.
Nowhere is the showdown between private and government-backed cryptocurrency more obvious than in China. As regulators squash bitcoin exchanges and token offerings, officials from the PBoC maintain interest in creating a central bank-issued digital currency.
The last four days have felt like an absolute marathon, but luckily, developers know how to pace themselves. On the fourth day of Devcon, we finished strong with presentations on protocols, supply chains, stable coins, and more.