Messari Says Regulator Subpoenaed Speaker at Its Event

Share this article The head of Messari has confirmed that regulators issued a subpoena to a speaker during its blockchain conference. Messari CEO Says SEC Issued Subpoena Messari founder and CEO Ryan Selkis wrote on Twitter today that regulators issued a subpoena during Mainnet 2021, a three-day conference organized by his company. If you’re wondering when I actually decided to run for Senate, it was when these fuckers came to my event, didn’t buy a ticket, and served one of the speakers a subpoena. Enough talk. More war on our…

Data shows parabolic-style growth in layer-2-based DeFi and DEX platforms

In the increasingly competitive landscape of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, protocol innovation and the ability to solve the biggest problems facing the crypto community are necessary for any project that looks to have long-term success in the ecosystem.  Recently, the emergence of layer-2 technology like Arbitrum, Optimism and a bridge to the Avalanche ecosystem is revolutionizing the way investors, builders and developers interact with various protocols because each facilitates fast, low-cost transactions that improve the fundamentals of the decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem while also making it easier for retail-sized investors to…

Crypto Markets Need More Scrutiny From SEC, Investor Groups Say: Report

Investor advocacy groups urged SEC chair Gary Gensler to more tightly regulate the cryptocurrency industry in a letter on Monday, according to a report by Bloomberg. The letter signed by Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund, the Consumer Federation of America and others, specified stablecoins, crypto lending and exchanges as key areas in need of more regulation. ”Without significant regulatory guidance, the digital asset marketplace has been born and grown into a Wild West,” the groups wrote in their letter. “It is urgent for the Commission and other federal financial…

Robinhood Testing Crypto-Wallet Feature in App: Report — CoinDesk

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Traders buy the Bitcoin dip even as Evergrande’s implosion rocks stock markets

Bitcoin (BTC) investors seem concerned about the increasing speculation that China’s second-largest property developer, Evergrande Group, will default on its $300 billion in debts. These fears manifest in global equities markets which saw a 1.5% to 3% drop at this morning’s market open.  Despite the price move, the BTC outflow (net withdrawals) from exchanges has continued a multi-month trend, particularly on Coinbase Pro. Traders also know that every exchange has a different user profile. For example, liquidations on Bybit tend to be more extreme when compared to FTX, which is…

With Evergrande on the Brink, the China Hustle Comes Home to Roost — CoinDesk

Well, there is the matter of the billions in losses suffered by retirees and grandmas taken in by these frauds, who have yet to receive justice. Some of their heartbreaking stores are featured in “The China Hustle,” a reminder that “white collar crime” is just as brutal, violent and traumatizing as a gun-thug stickup. Dan David, for all that he’s a hero for his role exposing the frauds, also clearly struggles with being on the opposite side of the trade from these victims. Source link

Coinbase Signs Deal With Homeland Security to Provide Analytics Software

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) branch awarded a three-year contract to Coinbase for its analytics software on Sept. 16. The initial obligation is for $455,000 but can go up to a total of $1.37 million by 2024. The contract with ICE is the latest in a series of contracts between Coinbase and the U.S. government, as tracked by Tech Inquiry. Coinbase’s latest contract has the highest overall ceiling of all its government deals, however. In August, Coinbase signed a similar but smaller contract with…