News Library

November 2021

Ripple seeing ‘good progress’ in SEC case over XRP, outcome expected next year. By Ryan Browne. CNBC. 11/23/21.

Ripple Advocates For Crypto Regulation Through Existing Frameworks. By Sebastian Souchet. Moondaq. 11/22/21. (Subscription Needed)

10 Congress Members Ask Nancy Pelosi to Help Revise Crypto Provision in Infrastructure Law. By Kevin Helms. 11/20/21.

The Crypto Industry’s Solution for Regulation: We’ll Handle It. By Joe Light.  Bloomberg. 11/19/21. (Subscription Needed.)

Faster, smarter crypto rules debated by US lawmakers. By Daniel Tyson. 11/18/21.

U.S. sanctions will still have an impact despite the rise of crypto, Treasury’s Adeyemo says. By

Sam Meredith. CNBC. 11/17/21.

Regulations for Bitcoin, Other Cryptocurrency Sought in Congress. By Megan Boyanton.  Bloomberg law. 11/16/21.

Ripple Proposes ‘Real Approach to Cryptocurrency Regulation’. By Kevin Helms. 11/16/21.

Crypto companies, on defense in Washington, scramble to assemble a lobbying machine By Tory Newmyer. The Washington Post. 11/16/21.

United States: SEC Enforcement Director Rejects “Regulation By Enforcement” Criticism. By Philip S. Khinda. Moondaq. 11/15/21.

Biden’s Stablecoin Oversight Plan Leaves States Out in the Cold. By Lydia Beyoud and Evan Weinberger. Bloomberg Law. 11/12/21.

Central bank digital currencies are moving slowly — but not in China. By Ryan Browne. CNBC. 11/12/21.

Joint Congressional committee to hold ‘demystifying crypto’ hearing next week. By Kristin Majcher. The Block. 11/11/21.

The Basic Regulations For Crypto Trading, Accounting And Taxes. Jonathan Herpy. Forbes. 11/11/21.

U.S. securities regulator halts Wyoming crypto firm’s tokens. By Chris Prentice. Reuters. 11/10/21.

Hurdles on the Horizon: New Crypto Regulation. By Amanda Bonello and Jessica Hillier. Wealth Management. 11/10/21.

Crypto Investors Defy Regulatory Uncertainty To Profit On Right To Privacy. By Hailey Lennon. Forbes. 11/10/21.

US regulators ‘need to get with the program’ on cryptocurrencies: Ripple exec. By Brian Sozzi. Yahoo! Finance. 11/9/21.

The Crypto Industry Isn’t Too Thrilled About Biden’s Big Policy Moves. By Sandali Handagama. Nasdaq. 11/9/21.

SEC’s Peirce sees room to regulate stablecoins through bank ‘lens’. By Sarah Wynn. Roll Coll. 11/9/21.

DeFi — the ‘Wild West’ of crypto — is next on regulators’ hit list. By Ryan Browne. CNBC. 11/4/21.

The push to regulate cryptocurrency could cause friction in Congress. Mary Louise Kelly. NPR. 11/3/21.

Senator Ted Cruz proposes crypto as payment for vendors doing business on Capitol Hill. By Carla Mozée. Markets Insider. 11/2/21.

On the Appropriate Regulation of Stablecoins. By Thomas Wade. American Action Forum. 11/2/21.

White House Wants Congress to Regulate Cryptocurrencies. What to Know. By Daren Fonda. Barron’s. 11/2/21.

Banks Tried to Kill Crypto and Failed. Now They’re Embracing It (Slowly). By Emily Flitter. The New York Times. 11/1/21.

ANALYSIS: Crypto Legislation Might Progress Beyond Talk in 2022. By Robert Kim. Bloomberg Law. 11/1/21.

October 2021

 Big Hires, Big Money and a D.C. Blitz: A Bold Plan to Dominate Crypto. By Eric Lipton, Daisuke Wakabayashi and Ephrat Livni. The New York Times. 10/29/21.

SEC Chair Gensler’s War On Crypto Is About His Resume. By Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 10/29/21.

A Need for More Regulatory Clarity. By James Cooper. Coindesk. 10/27/21.

FDIC Is Preparing Guidance on Banks and Crypto. By Luke McGrath. Bloomberg. 10/26/21.

Everyone Wants Crypto Regulations – On Their Terms. By Nikhilesh De. Coindesk, 10/26/21.

Coinbase CEO Claims: Ripple vs. SEC Lawsuit Is ‘Going Better Than Expected’. By Parth Dubey. Tronweekly. 10/26/21.

SEC Gets Path to Rein In Stablecoins as U.S. Weighs New Rules. By Jesse Hamilton, Joe Light, and Benjamin Bain. Bloomberg. 10/25/21.

Cryptocurrency Company Snared in SEC Dragnet Sues Regulator. By Dave Michaels. The Wall Street Journal. 10/25/21.

Major cryptocurrency project Terraform Labs is suing the SEC. By Zack Guzman. Yahoo! Finance. 10/24/21.

Congress Needs To Provide Guardrails for the Cryptocurrency Revolution By Josh Hammer. Newsweek. 10/21/21.

Republican SEC Commissioner Criticizes Agency’s Approach to Crypto. By Paul Kiernan. Wall Street Journal. 10/20/21.

Crypto king blames SEC for U.S. losing ground in global race. By Ryan Heath. Politico. 10/20/21.

U.S. crypto companies are at the crossroads of regulation. By Tor Constantino. Yahoo! Finance. 10/19/21.

Is increased regulation of cryptocurrency on the horizon? By Stevens & Bolton LLP. Lexology (Subscription Needed). 10/19/21.

Crypto ETFs & Regulatory Proposals – The Continuing Maturation Of Crypto Should Be Celebrated. By Sean Stein Smith. Forbes (Subscription Needed). 10/18/21.

Clayton, Gensler behind looming over-regulated crypto disaster. By Charles Gasparino. New York Post. 10/16/21.

Congress needs to step up on crypto, or Biden might crush it. By George Nethercutt. The Hill. 10/16/21.

Why Coinbase’s crypto manifesto won’t fly in Washington. By Zachary Warmbrodt and Aubree Eliza Weaver. Politico. 10/15/21.

Coinbase Pitches Blueprint for Special Crypto Regulator. By Paul Kiernan and Dave Michaels. Wall Street Journal. 10/14/21.

Meet the DeFi Delegate Knocking on the Doors of Congress. By Andrew Thurman. Coindesk. 10/14/21.

US Rep. Patrick McHenry: Rushed Crypto and Big Tech Regs From Congress ‘Will Be Horrible’. By Staff. 10/14/21.

Crypto regulation is ‘matter of urgency’, says Bank of England. Teuta Franjkovic. Yahoo! Finance. 10/13/21.

Crypto Firms Brace for Regulation by Writing Their Own Rules. By Joe Light. Bloomberg. 10/13/21.

Did The SEC Make A Mistake By Not Prioritizing Cryptocurrency Regulations?. By Kayvan Alikhani. Forbes. 10/13/21.

Legal tussle in SEC v. Ripple case continues, while XRP holders expect positive outcome. By Ekta Mourya. FX Street. 10/12/2021.

SEC commissioner: Investors have the right to make their own decisions without regulators standing in the way. By Hester Peirce. CNN. 10/11/21.

Crypto Regulation Is Coming – How Do Policymakers Get It Right? By Sean Stein Smith. Forbes. 10/11/21.

U.S. Treasury Rushing to Regulate Crypto Markets. By Christy Bieber. Motley Fool. 10/11/21.

How to Get Cryptocurrency Regulation Right. By Adam Szubin. Wall Street Journal (Subscription Needed) . 10/10/21.  

Ripple opposes SEC’s request to avoid responding to RFAs. Namrata Shukla. AMB Crypto. 10/9/21.

Ripple’s three reasons why SEC’s ‘boil-the-ocean demand’ should be denied. Sahana Venugopa. AMB Crypto. 10/9/21.

SEC head Gary Gensler under fire over crypto regulation. By Kiran Stacey. Financial Times. 10/6/21.

The Challenges of Regulating Cryptocurrency. By Sheelah Kolhatkar. The New Yorker. 10/6/21.

It’s ‘a real shame’ the way the SEC is regulating crypto: SEC commissioner. By Zack Guzman. Yahoo! Finance. 10/5/21.

Judge in Ripple cryptocurrency case wants token holders’ views. By Jody Godoy. Reuters. 10/5/21.

XRP Holders Can’t Intervene In SEC’s Ripple Suit. By Dean Seal. Law 360. 10/4/21.

The SEC’s Regulatory Role in the Digital Asset Markets. By Todd Phillips. Center for American Progress. 10/4/21.

After Ripple’s ‘flawed’ search, SEC wants more recordings of internal meetings. By Sahana Venugopal. AMB Crypto. 10/3/21.

Washington takes aim at the booming crypto industry. By Tory Newmyer and Jacqueline Alemany. The Washington Post. 10/2/21.

Cracking the code of crypto. By William Magnuson. The Hill. 10/2/21.

September 2021

Ripple Pushes SEC Up Against The Wall: “If Personal Opinions, Then No Privilege”. By Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 9/30/21.

Ripple hits back at SEC’s defense as new ‘XRP analysis’ comes to light. By Anjali Jain. AMB Crypto. 9/30/21.

“XRP’s Primary Purpose Is Facilitating Cross Border Payments”, Says Former U.S. Treasurer. By Francisco Memoria. Crypto Globe. 9/30/21.

Ripple writes to U.S Senator on regulatory ‘havoc and confusion’. By Sahana Venugopal. AMB Crypto. 9/29/21.

Congress Moves In The Wrong Direction On Cryptocurrency Policy. By Ernest Istook. Issues & Insights. 9/29/21.

This Tiny Nation Is on a Fast Track to a Crypto Revolution. By Jessica Karl. Bloomberg. 9/28/21.

Crypto may have a new foe as the SEC names its next general counsel. By Declan Harty. Fortune. 9/28/21.

SEC spat with Coinbase previews complex legal battle over crypto. By Todd Ehret. Reuters. 9/28/21.

SEC seen having clear case against Coinbase’s lending program. By Peter Feltman. Roll Call. 9/28/21.

SEC’s Gensler Highlights Need for Crypto Regulation. By Eric Savitz. Barron’s (Subscription Needed ). 9/28/21.

Push to regulate crypto could test limits of CFPB’s power. By Kate Berry. American Banker (Subscription Needed ). 9/27/21.

Senators aim to increase oversight of cryptocurrency mining with new bill. By Maggie Miller. The Hill. 9/27/21.

Embracing regulation in cryptocurrency is essential for the growth of the industry, says Chainalysis. Ulisse Dell’Orto. CNBC. 9/27/21.

SEC V. Ripple: XRP’s Utility and Currency Value Backed by Former U.S. Treasurer. By Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 9/27/21.

US Lawmakers See China’s Authoritarian Crackdown on Crypto as Big Opportunity – Regulation Bitcoin News. By Kevin Helms. 9/25/21.

Stablecoins in Spotlight as U.S. Begins to Lay Ground for Rules on Cryptocurrencies. By Andrew Ackerman. Wall Street Journal. 9/25/21.

What’s the endgame of SEC’s case against Ripple? Charlie Gasparino. Fox Business. 9/24/21.

Crypto faces existential threat as crackdown gathers steam. By Joe Light. Banking and Finance. 9/23/21.

Why the SEC v. Ripple case is significant for crypto’s future. By Brian Sozzi. Yahoo! Finance. 9/23/21.

Why the cryptocurrency industry just needs ‘right type of regulations’. By Sahana Venugopal. AMB Crypto. 9/23/21.

Ripple request for XRP trading history of SEC employees denied by federal judge. By Sarah Tran. FX Street. 9/22/21.

Ripple Has No Plans to Settle With SEC Over XRP, Confident Gensler Will Drop the Lawsuit. By Kevin Helms. 9/19/21.

Still-young crypto industry could grow stronger — if SEC allows it to thrive. By Charles Gasparino. New York Post. 9/18/21.

Ripple Will Win Litigation With SEC. By Hasan Sheikh. Codelist. 9/17/21.

Experts say Ripple will win SEC lawsuit, which might propel XRP to new all-time highs. By Ekta Mourya. FX Street. 9/17/21.

Ripple (XRP) v SEC gets new twist after privileged’ documents blocked. By Ana Grabundzija. Cryptoslate. 9/16/21.

Gensler’s Crypto Mess: It’s Time For Congress To Teach The SEC What “Clarity” Means. By Jared Whitley. Seeking Alpha. 9/16/21.

From Crypto to Meme Stocks, GOP Senators Blast Gensler’s Agenda. By Ben Bain and Akayla Gardner. Yahoo. 9/14/21.

Senators demand cryptocurrency regulation guidance from SEC Chair Gary Gensler. By Thomas Franck. CNBC. 9/14/21.

When is an NFT a ‘security’ and why should you care? By Owen Davie. Hypebot. 9/13/21.

It’s Time To End The SEC’s ‘Clarity’ Charade On Crypto. By Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 9/12/21.

Coinbase Gets Wells Notice From the SEC on Lend Product. By Olga Kharif and Joanna Ossinger. Bloomberg. 9/8/21.

Ripple Firmly Denies SEC’s Objections against its Latest Discovery Motion as it Stresses upon “Fair Notice” Motion. By Gracie Perez. Ripple Coin News. 9/8/21.

Ripple responds to SEC’s Opposition against Motion to Compel pre-clearance XRP trading data. By Palak Malhotra. CoinGape. 9/8/21.

Coinbase Slams ‘Regulation By Litigation’ As SEC Threatens To Sue Over Lending Product. By Robert Hart. Forbes. 9/8/21.

SEC threatens to sue Coinbase, CEO calls it ‘really sketchy behavior’. By Will Feuer. New York Post. 9/8/21.

SEC refuses to produce documents related to employees’ XRP, Bitcoin, Ethereum holdings. By Sahana Venugopal. AMB Crypto. 9/5/21.

This ‘silver bullet’ could come to the rescue of crypto-clarity in the U.S. By Namrata Shukla. AMB Crypto. 9/5/21.

Ripple wants to know whether SEC employees held any XRP in latest motion. By Steve Kaaru. Coingeek. 9/2/21.

SEC v. Ripple – Here’s what to expect from this ‘friend of the court’. By Namrata Shukla. AMB Crypto. 9/2/21.

EC wants access to Ripple’s internal staff meetings’ recordings. By Anjali Jain. AMB Crypto. 9/1/21.

August 2021

Ripple Asks SEC to Share Digital Asset Transactions of Employees. Will the Legal Strategy Work? By JD Alois. Crowd Fund Insider. 8/31/21.

Ripple files motion to expose XRP holdings of SEC employees. By Helen Partz. Cointelegraph. 8/30/21.

The Crypto Uprising The SEC Didn’t See Coming. By Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 8/30/21.

XRP lawsuit update: Court grants Ripple, SEC’s expert discovery extension request. By Namrata Shukla. AMB Crypto. 8/27/21.

Ripple claims SEC is ‘fighting legal standards’. By Anjali Jain. AMB Crypto. 8/25/21.

Ripple: SEC ex-chief Hinman’s views on XRP are ‘dubious’. By Michelle Lim. Forkast. 8/24/21.

SEC V. Ripple: Bombshells in Deposition Pave the Way for Win on Fair Notice, Says Expert.  By Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 8/20/21.

XRP lawsuit: SEC files letter opposing ‘in part’ Ripple’s motion to seal. By Namrata Shukla. AMB Crypto. 8/20/21.

Crypto’s ‘DeFi’ Projects Aren’t Immune to Regulation, SEC’s Gensler Says. By Dave Michaels and Paul Kiernan. Wall Street Journal. 8/19/2021.

Jay Clayton praises blockchain as he joins crypto platform Fireblocks. By Hannah Murphy and Gary Silverman. Financial Times. 8/19/2021.

Congress should deliver crypto clarity and reassert its authority. By Craig Stevens. Roll Call. 8/18/21.

Ripple opposes SEC ‘extraordinary demand’ for additional Slack communications By Sarah Tran. FXS. 8/18/21.

SEC V RIPPLE: SEC Caught Erasing Relevant Documents for XRP Lawsuit By Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 8/18/21.

Is Ether a security? Why Ethereum might not be out of the water, despite 2018 clarification. By Steven Mosh. Crypto News Flash. 8/17/21.

RIPPLEXRP lawsuit: Why this move is ‘burdensome and highly disproportionate’.  By Shubham Pandey. AMB Crypto. 8/17/21.

Former Financial Regulator On SEC V. Ripple: Forget The Fanfare. Focus On Evaluation. By Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 8/13/21.

Congressman Tom Emmer Interview with Thinking Crypto on US Crypto Regulations, SEC Ripple XRP, Bitcoin, and Blockchain Voting“. From Thinking Crypto on YouTube. 8/12/2021.

SEC v. Ripple: 15-page ‘monster brief’ to include Hinman deposition” by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 8/11/2021.

Crypto Confusion Shows Why Congress Is Broken” by Howard Gleckman. Forbes. 8/10/2021.

Cryptocurrency tax reporting deal scotched in Senate” by Laura Weiss. Roll Call. 8/9/2021.

Washington wakes up to crypto influence amid infrastructure fight” by Victoria Guida. Politico. 8/9/2021.

‘This is no way to make policy’: Cryptocurrency advocates express frustration with bipartisan infrastructure language” by Rachel Janfaza. CNN. 8/8/2021.

Senators Near Deal On Crypto Oversight, But May Be Too Late” by Mackenzie Hawkins, Laura Davison, and Steven T. Dennis. Bloomberg. 8/8/2021.

SEC boss Gary Gensler has few regulatory bullets on crypto: lawyer” by Charles Gasparino. New York Post. 8/7/2021.

SEC Chief Gary Gensler Braces for Clash With Crypto Traders” by Dave Michaels and Alexander Osipovich. Wall Street Journal. 8/5/2021.

SEC and CFTC dispute crypto oversight: Which will rule over Ripple’s XRP?” by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 8/5/2021.

SEC has no authority over crypto, CFTC commissioner argues” by Helen Partz. Cointelegraph. 8/5/2021.

“Ripple (XRP) granted access to Binance documents for SEC case” by Ana Grabundzija. CryptoSlate. 8/4/2021.

SEC v. Ripple: XRP is not subject to SEC under pending bill, said attorney Thien-Vu Hogan” by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 8/4/2021.

Infrastructure Bill Threatens Cryptocurrency Ecosystem: Why Is Crypto Being Targeted With More Tax Reporting Burdens Than Traditional Finance?” by John Berlau. Forbes. 8/3/2021.

Ripple’s Discovery Wins Over SEC Offer Defense Strategies” by Kevin O’Brien. Law360 (Subscription Needed). 8/3/2021.

Ripple Exec Seeks Binance Docs To Fend Off SEC’s Claims” by Elise Hanse. Law360 (Subscription Needed). 8/2/2021.

July 2021

After Rejecting Bitcoin ETFs, Former SEC Chair Clayton Joins Fight For Approval” by Jason Bisnoff. Forbes. 7/31/2021.

Crypto lobby groups say they’re fighting ‘unworkable’ crypto reporting language in infrastructure bill” by Michael McSweeney. The Block Crypto. 7/29/2021.

Statement on the Digital Asset Market Structure and Investor Protection Act (H.R. 4741)” sponsored by Rep Don Beyer (D-VA). 7/28/2021.

Battle lines over cryptocurrencies being drawn in Congress” by Neil Haggerty and Hannah Lang. American Banker (Subscription Needed). 7/27/2021.

Lawmakers’ crypto focus strengthens voice of SEC’s Peirce.” by Sarah Wynn. Rollcall. 7/27/2021.

SEC v. Ripple: SEC “rebukes” own commissioners’ views ahead of William Hinman deposition.” by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 7/26/2021.

Elizabeth Warren Wants The SEC To Kill Crypto. Gary Gensler Had Better Not Agree.” by Jared Whitley. Seeking Alpha. 7/23/2021.

Ripple: Despite the Legal Saga, XRP Is A Leading Name In Cross-Border Payments” by Tezcan Gecgil. InvestorPlace. 7/22/2021.

Toward A Ripple Test At The SEC” by Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 7/22/2021.

Ripple Lawsuit Update: Settlement Inevitable?” 7/21/2021.

Ripple gains higher ground for XRP, SEC plagued with top level infighting” by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 7/21/2021.

Ripple and SEC reach a deal ahead of deposition about speech on ETH” by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 7/20/2021.

Can Ripple Labs beat the SEC in court?” by Penny Crossman. American Banker (Subscription Needed). 7/19/2021.

Ripple Cites SEC Commissioners’ Remarks to Support Dismissal of Case” by James Rubin. CoinDesk. 7/19/2021.

The SEC’s Fair Notice Farce, Starring William Hinman” by Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 7/19/2021.

XRP and ETH: Can the upcoming deposition in SEC v. Ripple drive prices?” by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 7/19/2021.

Ripple To Depose Ex-SEC Official Following Fiery Day In Court” by Dean Seal. Law360. 7/15/2021.

Ripple Labs Can Question Former SEC Official in Suit Over XRP” by Chris Dolmetsch. Bloomberg. 7/15/2021.

SEC v. Ripple key hearing today: John Deaton offers line of questioning” by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 7/15/2021.

Ripple GC On Blockchain’s Bloom And Blockbuster SEC Fight” by Dean Seal. Law360. 7/14/2021.

Fintech industry wants guidance as lawmakers focus on risks” by Keith Lewis. Roll Call. 7/13/2021.

Ripple grows impatient: Wants controversial deposition for next week” by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 7/12/2021.

Will the SEC buy XRP Holders’ ‘no common enterprise’ claim?” by Namrata Shukla. AMB Crypto. 7/10/2021.

SEC v. Ripple: Why is the lawsuit taking so long?‘ by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 7/8/2021.

SEC v. Ripple: Will the lawsuit turn against Ethereum?” by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 7/8/2021.

Sen. Warren warns of cryptocurrency risks, presses SEC on oversight authority” by Andrea Shalal. Financial Times. 7/8/2021.

Four key questions central banks must answer about digital currencies” by Markus Brunnermeier. Financial Times. 7/7/2021.

Coinbase CEO: China’s Digital Yuan Is a Threat to U.S. Reserve Currency StatusNASDAQ. 7/6/2021.

SEC Discovery Tactics Belie Lofty Pronouncements in Ripple Case” by Paul Jossey. Competitive Enterprise Institute. 7/6/2021.

XRP Ripple effect: Is this the best way to keep the SEC in check?” by Jibin George. AMB Crypto. 7/4/2021.

June 2021

SEC Assault On Ripple Provokes Wider Debate” by Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 6/30/2021.

SEC appoints New Jersey Attorney General as director of enforcement” by Brian Quarmby. Cointelegeaph. 6/30/2021.

Meet the new heavy-hitting crypto hires at Andreessen Horowitz” by Frank Chaparro. The Block Crypto. 6/26/2021.

SEC accuses XRP Army of issuing ‘false statements’ against its leadership on social media” by Turner Wright. Cointelegraph. 6/25/2021.

XRP lawsuit: Why SEC’s latest motion, Hinman’s deposition ‘should scare everyone’” by Lavina Daryanani. AMB Crypto 6/25/2021.

Ripple: Who is the ex-SEC Director whose deposition the SEC wants to quash?” by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 6/25/2021.

SEC v. Ripple Labs: Cryptocurrency and “Regulation by Enforcement”” featuring John Berlau, John Deaton, Carol Goforth, and Roslyn Layton. Hosted by Curt Levey. The Federalist Society’s Regulatory Transparency Project. 6/24/2021.

XRP lawsuit: Was SEC dealt another ‘big blow’?” by Jibin George. AMB Crypto. 6/24/2021.

XRP lawsuit: Who is the ‘former SEC official’ Ripple wants to depose?” by Jibin George. ABM Crypto. 6/23/2021.

SEC commissioner Hester Peirce argues in favor of DeFi’s promise of disintermediation” by Kollen Post. TheBlock. 6/23/2021.

H.R. 3723 – Consumer Safety Technology Act” Sponsored by Rep. Jerry McNerney of the Energy and Commerce Committee. Passed 6/23/2021.

SEC’s ‘Crypto Mom’ says Ripple’s XRP doesn’t have to be a security” by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 6/20/2021.

Money Reimagined: DC’s Digital Dollar Choice” by Michael J. Casey. CoinDesk. 6/18/2021.

With Washington recommitted to innovation, cryptocurrencies need a congressional fix” by George Nethercutt. The Hill. 6/18/2021.

“Is the SEC really confident it has a case against Ripple?” by Jibin George. AMB Crypto. 6/18/2021.

US Congress Sets up Crypto Working Group: Will it affect the Ripple Lawsuit?” by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 6/16/2021.

House Democrats Form Cryptocurrency Working Group” by Eli Tan. Coinbase. 6/15/2021.

What The Heck Was Happening At Clayton’s SEC? Time For Some Answers.” by Jared Whitley. Seeking Alpha. 6/15/2021.

XRP: Is SEC’s decision to sue Ripple execs about to ‘bite them in the butt?’” by Jibin George. AMB Crypto. 6/15/2021.

The SEC Has No Plans To Regulate Bitcoin in 2021” by Luke Conway. TheStreet. 6/14/2021.

Bitcoin And Latin American Economies: Danger Or Opportunity?” by Enrique Dans. Forbes. 6/14/2021.

The end of privacy? Central banks plan to launch digital coins” by Eva Szalay, Colby Smith, and Thomas Hale. Financial Times. 6/14/2021.

Fed explores ‘once in a century’ bid to remake the U.S. dollar” by Victoria Guida. Politico. 6/12/2021.

Why XRP is the most misunderstood cryptocurrencyPanos. 6/10/2021.

Cryptocoins are proliferating wildly. What are they all for?” The Economist. 6/10/2021

SEC v. Ripple: Prior enforcement actions prove unprecedented nature of lawsuit, says Ripple” by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 6/10/2021.

XRP lawsuit: SEC files allegedly ‘pathetic response’ to Ripple’s sur-reply” by Lavina Daryanani. AMB Crypto. 6/10/2021.

Ripple stuck with SEC as American bankers go against CBDCs” by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 6/9/2021.

Ripple Labs’ CEO Assails SEC’s Case as ‘Exceedingly Aggressive and Unprecedented’ in Dismissal Bid” by Christina Tabacco. Law Street Media. 6/8/2021.

What bitcoin’s role in the Colonial Pipeline ransom means for regulation” by Kristin Smith. CNBC. 6/8/2021.

“Definitely ironic” – Ripple CEO responds to ex-SEC chairman’s regulation remarks” by Ibukun Ogundare. Crypto News Flash. 6/8/2021.

Ripple asks court to ignore 70+ SEC actions against cryptos before XRP” by Michelle Lim. Forkast News. 6/8/2021.

Ripple accuses SEC of ‘noncompliance’ in sharing XRP, Bitcoin and Ether communications” by Michelle Lim. Forkast News. 6/7/2021.

SEC v Ripple: Judge could order Monetary Sanctions if SEC Remains Uncooperative” by Rick Steves. Finance Feeds. 6/6/2021.

Crypto Needs Regulation, but It Doesn’t Need New Rules” by Jay Clayton and Brent McIntosh. Wall Street Journal. 6/6/2021.

SEC Loses Bid For Ripple’s Legal Advice On Token Status” by Dean Seal. Law360 (Subscription Needed). 6/1/2021.

May 2021

Ex-Head of China’s Digital Yuan Effort Says CBDCs Could Operate on Ethereum” by Daniel Palmer. CoinDesk. 5/31/2021.

Cryptocurrencies can help solve economic injustice. Democrats shouldn’t fear them” by Sheila Warren and Michael Casey. Roll Call. 5/28/2021.

New OCC Chief Signals Greater Caution on Crypto” by Nikhilesh De. CoinDesk. 5/18/2021.

We Need A Ripple Test To Stop The SEC’s Overreach On Cryptocurrency” by Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 5/18/2021.

Don’t Fear Volatility in Cryptocurrency Prices; Fear Regulations that Will Harm America’s Crypto Lead” by John Berlau. The Federalist Society. 5/14/2021.

Washington debates regulating cryptocurrency industry” by Elaine Quijano. CBSN. 5/11/2021.

As Scrutiny of Cryptocurrency Grows, the Industry Turns to K Street” by Eric Lipton. New York Times. 5/9/2021.

SEC Should Drop Litigation Over Ripple’s XRP Token” by J.W. Verret. Law360 (Subscription Needed). 5/5/2021.

Ripple case seen as precedent for cryptocurrency regulation” by Keith Lewis. Roll Call. 5/4/2021.

Cryptocurrencies Are Not a Fad, They’re a Revolution. America Needs to Prepare” by Bill Tai. Morning Consult. 5/4/2021.

Mastercard seeks role as bridge to facilitate cross-border use of China’s digital yuan” by Georgina Lee. South China Morning Post. 5/3/2021.

April 2021

Regulation By Enforcement Is Stifling Cryptocurrency” by Curt Levey. The Federalist Society. 4/29/21

Cryptocurrency’s Future in the U.S. Is Threatened By SEC Action Against Ripple” by J. Carl Cecere. Bloomberg Law. 4/19/2021.

Former SEC Director who led Ripple action lands new role at Ethereum law firm” by Samuel Wan. CryptoSlate. 4/17/2021.

The SEC’s Cryptocurrency Confusion” by The Editorial Board. The Wall Street Journal. 4/16/2021.

The SEC V. Ripple: Testing The Limits Of A Regulatory Vacuum” by R.A. Moss. Seeking Alpha. 4/15/2021.

Ex-Acting Head of SEC Enforcement Will Join Simpson Thacher” by Matt Robinson. Bloomberg Law. 4/15/2021.

SEC Loses Bid For Ripple Labs Execs’ Personal Financial Info” by Dean Seal. Law360 (Subscription Needed). 4/12/2021.

Greater Innovation Is the Solution to Bitcoin’s Carbon Footprint” by Michael K. Dorsey. Morning Consult. 4/12/2021.

In The Ripple Case, The SEC Is Now On Trial – And Knows It” by Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 4/8/2021.

Word on the Block: Lawyer for 11,000 XRP holders pushing to fight SEC in Ripple lawsuit“. Forkast News (Video). 4/8/2021.

U.S. is ‘behind the curve’ on crypto regulations, says SEC Commissioner Peirce” by Chris Matthews. MarketWatch. 4/7/2021.

Goldman Sachs CEO: ‘Big Evolution’ Is Coming to Bitcoin Regulation” by Matthew DiSalvio. Decrypt. 4/6/2021.

Nexo sued for causing over $5 million in damages by ‘unlawful’ suspension of XRP payments” by Alisha Roy. AMBCrypto. 4/6/2021.

Nexo Users Say Crypto Lender Wrongly Suspended XRP UseLaw360 (Subscription Needed). 4/5/2021.

China Creates Its Own Digital Currency, a First for Major Economy” by James Aredy. The Wall Street Journal. 4/5/2021.

March 2021

US Court Rejects SEC’s Attempt to Block XRP Holders’ Motion to Intervene in Ripple Lawsuit” by Kevin Helms. 3/30/2021.

Ex-SEC Chairman Clayton to Advise Brevan-Backed Firm on Crypto” by Erik Schatzker. Bloomberg News. 3/29/2021.

Former SEC Boss Behind Ripple Lawsuit Hired by Crypto Hedge Fund That Holds Bitcoin and Ethereum” by Alex Dovbnya. U.Today. 3/29/2021.

Buterin’s ETH sales more like a security offering than Ripple’s XRP sales: John Deaton” by Jake Simmons. Crypto News Watch. 3/24/2021.

SEC’s Hester Peirce hopes 2021 will be a ‘turning point’ for crypto regulation in the U.S.” by Michael McSweeney. The Block. 3/21/2021.

SEC v. Ripple: Attorney Deaton files pre-motion letter for intervention by 10,000 XRP holders” by Jake Simmons. Crypto News Watch. 3/19/2021.

Maintaining Trust is Key to Cryptocurrency’s Future” by Hassan Tyler. ValueWalk. 3/18/2021.

XRP holders seek to intervene in SEC’s Ripple lawsuit” by Jody Godoy. Reuters Legal. 3/15/2021.

XRP holders seek to join SEC’s lawsuit against Ripple” by Michelle Lim. Forkast. 3/15/2021.

Over 6,000 XRP holders volunteer as third party defendants in SEC lawsuit” by Greg Thomson. Cointelegraph. 3/15/2021.

SEC vs. Ripple: Attorney Deaton files for intervention by XRP holders as third-party defendants” by Jake Simmons. Crypto News Flash. 3/15/2021.

“‘Wholly inappropriate overreach’— Ripple co-founders cry foul after SEC steps up probe into their personal finances” by Chris Dolmetsch. Fortune. 3/12/2021.

US Lawmakers Make Third Attempt to Bring Legal Clarity to Cryptocurrencies” by Sebastian Sinclair. CoinDesk. 3/11/2021.

SEC Stumbles In Ripple Case, Lost In A Maze Of Its Own Making” by Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 3/11/2021.

Wyoming Bill to Recognize DAOs as Companies Approved by Senate Committee” by Jamie Crawley. CoinDesk. 3/10/2021

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Clarify Crypto Regulations” by Nikhilesh De. CoinDesk. 3/9/2021

Deaton, Hogan discuss Legal Actions on XRP” by CryptoLaw. 3/8/2021.

Sen. Sherrod Brown Says US Should ‘Lead the Way’ on CBDCs, Disses Diem and Bitcoin” by Nikhilesh De. CoinDesk. 3/5/2021.

Bidenworld On Crypto: Don’t Fall Into The Regulation Trap” by Jared Whitley. Seeking Alpha. 3/5/2021.

Ripple wins lawsuit against Tetragon as SEC admits open status of XRP” by Jake Simmons. Crypto News Flash. 3/5/2021.

Gensler Straddles Innovation and Enforcement at Senate Hearing” by Nikhilesh De. CoinDesk. 3/2/2021.

Analysis: Biden’s SEC chair nominee signals more regulation for cryptocurrencies” by Chris Prentice and Pete Schroeder. Reuters. 3/2/21.

For a Sense of Gensler’s SEC, See His CFTC” by Chen Arad. CoinDesk. 3/2/21.

State of Crypto: How SEC Chair Gary Gensler Could Differ From Predecessor Jay Clayton” by Nikhilesh De. CoinDesk. 3/2/2021.

Will SEC Lawsuit Halt XRP Adoption?” by DailyCoin. 3/2/2021.

Wall Street Is Set to Learn How Tough Biden’s Watchdogs Will Be” by Benjamin Bain, Daniel Avis and Robert Schmidt. Bloomberg. 3/1/2012.

February 2021

Asking The Right Questions About The New Finance Ecosystem” by Talal Debs, PhD. Seeking Alpha. 2/26/2021.

SEC’s Division of Examinations issues Risk Alert on digital assets” by Andrew Thurman. Cointelegraph. 2/26/2021.

Ripple vs. SEC: Pre-trial conference brings out a ‘bombshell’” by Jake Simmons. Crypto News Flash.  2/23/2021.

SEC’s Hester Peirce Says ‘Alluring’ DeFi Space Needs Legal Clarity” by Jamie Crawley. CoinDesk. 2/23/2021.

Ripple, SEC Say Settlement Unlikely Before Trial Over Alleged Securities Violations” by Tanzeel Akhtar. CoinDesk.  2/16/2021. 

SEC’s View That Crypto Tokens Are Securities Causes Legal Woes for Ripple” by Ciaran Connelly. Bloomberg Law. 2/1/2021. 

SEC V. Ripple: Mining For Clarity In Regulatory Chaos” by Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 2/10/2021. 

Crypto Seller Slammed With SEC Lawsuit” by Mark Townsend. Global Finance. 2/4/2021. 

It’s Time for the SEC to Overhaul Cryptocurrency Regulation” by Professor J.W. Verret. Law360. 2/3/2021

Ripple Responds to the SEC’s Enforcement Action” by Matt Stankiewicz. JD Supra. 2/3/2021. 

January 2021

What’s Next for Crypto Regulation” by Ephrat Levi. The New York Times.  1/30/2021. 

Ripple Responds to SEC Lawsuit Over XRP Sales” by Nikhilesh De. CoinDesk. 1/29/2021.

Ripple demands Bitcoin and Ethereum docs from SEC amid legal fight” by Jeff John Roberts. Fortune. 1/29/2021.

Lawyer Discusses Ripple’s Answer to SEC’s Complaint: SURPRISE!” by Jeremy Hogan. Hogan Law. 1/29/2021. 

Causing a Ripple: SEC Files Lawsuit Alleging Unregistered Offering of XRP” by Daniel Fuke and Julie He. Lexology. 1/29/2021.

Ripple suit no slam dunk for SEC: Grayscale attorney” by Leo Jakobson. Modern Consensus. 1/27/2021.

RealClearPolicy Holds Webinar on Crypto Policy in Biden Administration” by Real Clear Policy. Real Clear Policy. 1/26/2021.

Will Gary Gensler be the hero who ends the War on Crypto?” by Tom Hodge. Medium. 1/25/2021.

Ripple Token Case Highlights Need For SEC Clarity On Crypto” by Joseph Hall. Law360. 1/25/2021.

China’s hybrid warfare in the crypto space sees victory in sight” by Spider Marks. Washington Times. 1/20/2021.

Former SEC commissioner questions the true motive of lawsuit against Ripple” by Jai Pratap. Coinnounce.  1/19/2021.

SEC v Ripple – Q&A with Special Guest John Deaton – Updates on Deaton v SEC” Podcast Interview. On the Chain. 1/18/2021.

US SEC was Reportedly Warned that Investors May Lose Billions due to Enforcement Action Against Ripple, Legal Expert Claims” by Omar Faridi. Crowdfund Insider. 1/18/2021.

Cryptocurrency XRP Investors Demand U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Amend Its Charges Against Ripple LabsPR Newswire. 1/11/2021.

Ripple Investor Sues to Force Stock Redemption on SEC Claim” by Christopher Yasiejko & Olga Kharif. Bloomberg. 1/5/2021.

XRP investors file a petition seeking a writ of mandamus in the SEC vs. Ripple case” by Yogita Khatri. The Block. 1/4/2021.

XRP Investors Files Petition Seeking SEC to Change Its Classification of XRP as Security” by Benjamin Godfrey. Coinspeaker. 1/4/2021.

SEC v Ripple – Deaton v SEC – XRP Not a Security.On The Chain LIVE (YouTube). 1/3/2021. [Features John E. Deaton.]

XRP Investors Take Legal Action Against SEC Over Ripple Lawsuit” by Vishal Chawla. Cryptobriefing. 1/2/2021.

December 2020

SEC V. Ripple: The Cryptocurrency Trial of the Century” by Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 12/29/2021.

SEC vs. Ripple: A predictable but undesirable development” by Carol Goforth. Cointelegraph. 12/27/2021.

Ripple says it will be sued by the SEC, in what the company calls a parting shot at the crypto industry” by Jeff John Roberts. Fortune. 12/27/2020.

Either the US Leads on Crypto, or China Will” by Bill Zeiser. Real Clear Policy. 12/18/2020.

Clayton’s SEC Sets Up Cryptocurrency Firms to Fail” by Steve Titch. The Well News. 12/17/2020.

November 2020

Trump spy chief seeks SEC scrutiny of Chinese dominance in cryptocurrency” by Jerry Dunleavy. Washington Examiner. 11/24/2020

The Price Will Be Steep if the United States Lets Crypto Innovation Slip Through Its Fingers” by Gerard Scimeca. Morning Consult. 11/18/2020.

Ripple GC Stu Alderoty Airs His Grievances With the SEC, Lack of Regulatory Clarity” by Phillip Bantz. 11/18/2020.

The SEC swats cryptocurrency flies while the Chinese gov. takes the farm” by Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 11/18/2020.

The future of ‘fintech’ is at stake for Biden and the Senate” by Former Rep. George Nethercutt (R-WA). The Hill. 11/18/2020.

October 2020

In the Race Over Digital Money, China is Leaving US in the Dust” by Wayne Brough. Real Clear Policy. 10/28/2020.

In the Cryptocurrency race, Washington stumbles while China pulls ahead” by Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 10/21/2020.

September 2020

Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID) Writes to OCC on Cryptocurrency, Payments“. Press Release, U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. 9/1/2020.

June 2020

Trump Told Treasury Secretary to ‘Go After’ Bitcoin, Bolton Book Reportedly Claims” by Paddy Baker. CoinDesk. June 18, 2020.

XRP Isn’t A Security, Declares Former CFTC Chairman” by Michael del Castillo.  Forbes.  June 17, 2020.

February 2020

An SEC Victory in Ripple Case Would Render XRP ‘Untradeable’ Market Pros Say” by Nikhilesh De and Muyao Shen. CoinDesk. 2/23/2020.

January 2020

Washington Can’t Pass the Buck on Cryptocurrency Framework” by Gerard Scimeca. Morning Consult. 1/14/2020.

December 2019

Global Finance Is on the Brink of Massive Disruption — Will the U.S. Continue to Lead?” by Thomas Hodge. Medium. 12/26/2019.

Congress must act now on cryptocurrency regulation” by Charlie Sauer. Modern Consensus. 12/2/2019.

October 2019

With Congress Fixated On Facebook, China Has Taken The Cryptocurrency Lead” by Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 10/24/2019.

Congress Can Take the Right Approach on Cryptocurrencies” by Thomas Hodge. Medium. 10/4/2019.

With All Eyes On Crypto, Let’s Get Smart On Regulation” by Former Rep. George Nethercutt (R-WA). The Economic Standard. 10/4/2019.

September 2019

Crypto Regulation Deserves a Fresh Look” by Wayne Brough. InsideSources. 9/20/2019.

Crypto Needs Reasonable Rules from SEC” by Professor JW Verret. Real Clear Policy. 9/16/2019.

Washington must avoid half-measures and misguidance on legislating crypto” by Former Rep. Harold Ford Jr. (D-TN) CNBC. 9/5/2019.

August 2019

Let’s set Facebook aside and get serious about crypto” by Former Rep. Al Wynn (D-MD). The Hill. 8/2/2019.

July 2019

Don’t Conflate Facebook Privacy Concerns with Crypto” by Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 7/31/2019.

Regulations need to stabilize, not stifle, cryptocurrency” by Tim Lee. The Columbus Dispatch. 7/25/2019.

Trump: ‘I am not a fan of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies‘” by Daniel Roberts. Yahoo! Finance. July 12, 2019.

June 2019

The U.S. Risks Losing Out to China on Cryptocurrencies” by Peter Roff. Issues & Insights. 6/20/2019.

The Case for Crypto: Finding a Path Forward and Navigating U.S. Regulations” by Thomas Hodge. Medium. 6/7/2019.

May 2019

Utility Tokens Need Regulatory Certainty” by Charlie Sauer. Inside Sources. 5/15/2019.

 “The SEC’s Cryptic Wish to Smother Cryptocurrencies With Regulation” by Adam Milsap. Real Clear Policy. 5/15/2019.

April 2019

March 2019

Stable Value Cryptocurrencies Need Regulation” by Ike Brannon. Forbes. 3/14/2019.

U.S. must preserve crypto advantage” by Thomas Hodge. The Virginian-Pilot. 3/9/2019.

A Regulatory Framework for Cryptocurrencies Would Create a Land of Opportunities” by Former Rep. Harold Ford, Jr. (D-TN) InsideSources. 3/7/2019.

Cryptocurrency framework could help prevent future million-dollar scandals” by Jared Whitley. Deseret News. 3/7/2019.

February 2019

A Case for ‘Rules of the Road’ Fostering Crypto Innovation” by John Burnett. Real Clear Markets. 2/27/2019.

 “A head start on cryptocurrencies” by Charlie Sauer. Washington Times. 2/11/2019.

January 2019

Don’t Crush Crypto With The Wrong Regulations” by John Burnett. Seeking Alpha. 1/29/2019.

Tales From The Cryptocurrencies: The Need For A Smart Regulatory Framework” by Jared Whitley. Investor’s Business Daily. 1/23/2019.

Washington must defend American crypto innovation, not crush it” by Former Rep. George Nethercutt (R-WA). The Hill. 1/14/2019.

November 2018

October 2018

Former SEC Enforcer Tells SWELL Crowd XRP Is Not a Security” by Ken Kurson. Modern Consensus. 10/3/2018.

June 2018

Regulators deliver good news for ethereum and bitcoin, but there’s less clarity for XRP” by John Detrixhe. Quartz. 6/15/2018.

The SEC says Ethereum’s cryptocurrency isn’t a security” by Mike Orcutt. MIT Technology Review. 6/14/2018.