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Coinbase’s Political Action Committee Shuts Down Without Ever Raising a Cent

Coinbase is moving to shut down its political action committee (PAC) without ever raising a cent. The San Francisco-based crypto…

CFTC Chair Giancarlo Hints at What’s Holding Back Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures

The Takeaway Bakkt, the proposed bitcoin futures exchange, remains in regulatory limbo CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo wouldn’t discuss specific proposals,…

The Hidden Effects of Crypto Money Laundering Rules

Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and a member of CoinDesk’s product team. The following article originally appeared…

Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Calls for ‘Clear Guidelines’ on Crypto

Andrew Yang, one of a number of candidates looking to take on U.S. president Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential…

NYDFS: Why We Rejected Bittrex’s Application for a BitLicense

Shirin Emami is the executive deputy superintendent for banking at the New York State Department of Financial Services. Bittrex purportedly…

Crypto Startups Barred from Indian Central Bank Fintech Sandbox

India’s central bank is setting up a fintech sandbox that may include blockchain startups and tools – but notably, explicitly excludes…

Winklevoss Capital, Charlie Shrem Settle $26 Million Bitcoin Lawsuit

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have settled their lawsuit against fellow early bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem, whom they previously claimed owed…

Craig Wright’s Fight With a Cartoon Bitcoin Astronaut Cat Explained

There’s a legal conflict brewing between outspoken members of the bitcoin community and the controversial computer scientist who claims to…

21 US Lawmakers Urge IRS (Again) to Clarify Crypto Tax Rules

With the deadline for Americans to file their taxes days away, more than 20 U.S. lawmakers have again urged the…

Binance Partners With CipherTrace in Latest Compliance Push

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange Binance is embarking on a multi-pronged push to boost compliance procedures across its platform. To that end,…

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