News Library

May 2024

2024 Is Crypto’s Moment. By Jerry Rogers. RealClear Policy. 5/31/24.

Why The Securities And Exchange Commission Lost Its War On Crypto. By Dan Ikenson. Forbes. 5/28/24.

America Needs To Get Moving on Blockchain. By Peter Roff. Cagle Cartoons. 5/24/24.

The Crypto Industry Is Trying to Elect Political Allies. The Stakes Couldn’t Be Higher. By Caitlin Ostroff and Vicky Ge Huang. The Wall Street Journal. 5/21/24.

Bringing clarity to cryptocurrency. By Rep. French Hill and Rep. Dusty Johnson. Washington Times. 5/21/24.

SEC Ethics Probe Points to Bigger Problem With Federal Tort Claims Act Immunity. By Frank Francone. Real Clear Policy. 5/20/24.

America Requires Regulatory Clarity Before Blockchain Bears Its Bounty By Dan Ikenson. Forbes. 5/2/24.

April 2024

Two SEC Lawyers Resign After Agency Censured for Abuse of Power in Crypto Case. By Austin Weinstein. Bloomberg. 4/22/24.

Former a16z partner Kathryn Haun to retire from Coinbase board, focus on venture portfolio. By Zack Abrams. The Block. 4/20/24.

The Big Bank Elizabeth Warren Loves. By Allysia Finley. The Wall Street Journal. 4/14/24.

DeFi Exchange Uniswap Receives Enforcement Notice From the SEC. By Cheyenne Ligon. CoinDesk. 4/10/24.

The SEC Came to Destroy Crypto, Not to Regulate It. By Roslyn Layton. DC Journal. 4/3/24.

The SEC Is Engaging In Regulation By Destruction. By J.W. Verret. Law360, 4/1/24.

March 2024

America must lead on cryptocurrency. By Dave McCormick. Washington Examiner. 3/26/24.

Ethereum Foundation Under Investigation by ‘State Authority.’ By Danny NelsonNikhilesh De, Sam Kessler. CoinDesk. 3/20/24.

Coinbase’s Allies Join Crypto Firm’s Case Against SEC. By Jesse Hamilton. CoinDesk. 3/19/24.

Sam Bankman-Fried Says 50-Year Sentence Only Suitable for a ‘Super Villain.’ By Rachel Graf. Bloomberg. 3/19/24.

Empower Oversight Sues SEC for More Crypto Conflict Documents. Empower Oversight. 3/18/24.

Judge slams SEC for ‘gross abuse of power’ in crypto case, imposes sanctions. By Leo Schwartz. Fortune Crypto. 3/18/24.

US Should Soften Stance on Digital Assets, FDIC Vice Chair Says. By Katanga Johnson. Bloomberg. 3/11/24.

How Bitcoin Made a Believer Out of BlackRock. By Vicky Ge Huang. The Wall Street Journal. 3/10/24.

Wyoming Grants DAOs New Legal Structure. By Jesse Hamilton. CoinDesk. 3/8/24.

Coinbase-Backed $85 Million Crypto Super PAC Sets Its Sights on Senate Races. By Sander Lutz. Decrypt. 3/8/24.

SEC signs off on landmark climate rule as legal backlash looms. By Declan Harty. Politico. 3/7/24.

Gary Gensler’s Blundering SEC Mirrors Biden’s Incompetence. By Gerard Scimeca. RealClear Markets. 3/6/24.

ShapeShift settles SEC securities charges dating to its pre-DAO days. By Derek Anderson. Cointelegraph. 3/6/24.

US Supreme Court case could change crypto industry regulation. By Michael Tabone. Cointelegraph. 3/5/24.

January 2024

Crypto heads toward 2024 election with $85 million war chest. By Crystal Kim. Axios Crypto. 1/31/24.

You’ve got a friend in me: How amicus briefs are helping the crypto industry win over the courts. By Amanda Tuminelli. Fortune Crypto. 1/30/24.

Republican French Hill says he’s optimistic about prospect for new crypto legislation in 2024. By Sarah Wynn. The Block. 1/29/24.

Is Cryptocurrency Like Stocks and Bonds? Courts Move Closer to an Answer. By Matthew Goldstein and David Yaffe-Bellany. The New York Times. 1/26/24.

Ripple, SEC argue to the very end of years-long legal battle. By Casey Wagner. Blockworks. 1/25/24.

Wall Street Counterattack on Gensler Hits SEC’s Foundations. By Lydia Beyoud. Bloomberg. 1/19/24.

Court decisions could rein in SEC authority over crypto industry. By Eleanor Terrett. Fox Business. 1/18/24.

Ripple CEO calls U.S. SEC Chair Gary Gensler a ‘political liability.’ By Ryan Browne. CNBC. 1/16/24.

Why Crypto Executives Keep Showing Up in Davos: Bloomberg Crypto. By Stacy-Marie Ishmael. Bloomberg. 1/16/24.

Will SEC investigate itself after Gary Gensler dealt embarrassing blow in Bitcoin ETF debacle? By Eleanor Terrett. Fox Business. 1/9/24.

Bitcoin ETF Issuers Clear Major Hurdle on Path to SEC Approval. By Allyson Versprille, Katherine Doherty, Katie Greifeld, and Yueqi Yang. Bloomberg. 1/5/24.

SEC wants to leverage partial Terraform court victory in cases against Coinbase, Binance. By Anna Baydakova. The Block. 1/4/24.

XRP Advocate John Deaton Takes Center Stage in Congressional Crypto Discussion. By Lacton Muriuki. Cryptopolitan. 1/4/24.

Free XRP ‘Airdrop’ Advertised On X And YouTube Actually A Scam. By Matt Novak. Forbes. 1/2/24.

December 2023

Big Battles Loom in SEC’s War on Crypto. By Dave Michaels. Wall Street Journal. 12/28/23.

Democrats turn on Biden SEC chair over increased regulation. By Brandon Gillespie. FOXBusiness. 12/25/23.

From NFTs to XRP: the biggest crypto stories of 2023. By Brady Dale. Axios. 12/20/23.

Coinbase Tried to Rein in a Renegade SEC That’s Trying to Rein in a Renegade Industry. By Daniel Kuhn. CoinDesk. 12/15/23.

Disappointed but not surprised: Industry reacts to SEC’s Coinbase denial. By Casey Wagner. Blockworks. 12/15/23.

Stop Ignoring the SEC’s Malfeasance on Crypto. By Roslyn Layton. RealClear Policy. 12/14/23.

A Sound Template for Crypto Regulation. By J.W. Verret. D.C. Journal. 12/11/23.

SCIMECA: Gary Gensler’s SEC Is Killing Innovators While Sheltering Cronies. By Gerard Scimeca. Daily Caller. 12/8/23.

Ripple effects: developments following groundbreaking decision in SEC v. Ripple Labs. By Alex Drylewski, Daniel Michael and Spurthi Jonnalagadda. Reuters. 12/5/23.

Brad Garlinghouse Is 2023’s Comeback King With XRP’s Win Over SEC. By Jeff Wiser. CoinDesk. 12/4/23.

Judge scolds SEC for apparent deception in crypto case, threatens to sanction agency. By Leo Schwartz and Jeff John Roberts. Fortune. 12/1/23.

November 2023

Danger for U.S. Crypto Markets Rises As SEC’s Credibility Falls. By Hassan Tyler. RealClear Markets. 11/30/23.

Supreme Court Looks Poised to Curb SEC Enforcement Powers. By Jess Bravin and Dave Michaels. The Wall Street Journal. 11/29/23.

New Binance CEO Richard Teng says firm has ‘robust timeline’ for board, financial disclosures. By Jeff John Roberts. Fortune. 11/27/23.

Binance Founder Changpeng Zhao Agrees to Step Down, Plead Guilty. By Dave Michaels, Patricia Kowsmann and Vivian Salama. The Wall Street Journal. 11/21/23.

US Is Seeking More than $4 Billion From Binance to End Case. By Chris Strohm, Allyson Versprille, and Olga Kharif. Bloomberg. 11/20/23.

Company Led by Former NYSE President Buys Crypto News Site CoinDesk. By Vicky Ge Huang. The Wall Street Journal. 11/20/23.

Singapore plots ‘live’ wholesale CBDC pilot for next year. By Katherine Ross. Blockworks. 11/16/23.

SEC Defers Decisions on Spot Bitcoin ETF, Grayscale Ether Futures Filings. By Emily Graffeo. Bloomberg. 11/15/23.

Crypto’s Chaos Tour Makes a Stop in Delaware. By Vildana Hajric. Bloomberg. 11/14/23.

Ripple CEO criticizes SEC for stifling crypto innovation with aggressive enforcement. By Assad Jafri. CryptoSlate. 11/12/23.

Ripple CEO says SEC has lost sight of mission to protect investors. By Ryan Browne. CNBC. 11/11/23.

Ripple CEO Would Welcome Supreme Court Crypto Fight With SEC (2). By Allyson Versprille. Bloomberg Law News. 11/8/23.

How Misinformation On Hamas And Crypto Fooled Nearly 20% Of Congress. By Sam Lyman. Forbes. 11/8/23.

The SEC is struggling to hire crypto experts—partly because the agency’s employees can’t own cryptocurrency. By Ben Weiss. Fortune. 11/6/23.

SEC subpoenas PayPal over stablecoin. By Julia Shapero. The Hill. 11/3/23.

Gary Gensler and the SEC Lose Again. By Editorial Board. The Wall Street Journal. 11/1/23.

August 2023

Ripple Decision Brings Opportunity for Broader Crypto Reform. By J.W. Verret. Real Clear Policy. 8/30/23.

US Crypto Startups Face Adoption Slowdown and Difficult Regulations. By James Morales. Be In Crypto. 8/27/23.

Congressman French Hill Sees Urgency In Congress To Pass Crypto Legislation. By Steven Ehrlich. Forbes. 8/24/23.

SEC Crackdown Spurs Bitstamp to Stop US Crypto Staking Service. By Olga Kharif. Bloomberg. 8/23/23.

Cryptocurrency vs. SEC: the supreme court’s role in deciding the future. By Rob Nelson. The Street. 8/21/23.

Crypto rights are fundamental American rights. By Amanda Tuminelli and Marisa Coppel. Blockworks. 8/21/23.

Crypto Exchange Gemini Slams SEC in New Court Brief in Lawsuit Over Earn Program. By Mehron Rokhy. The Daily Hodl. 8/21/23.

Ripple Retort: Legal Team Opposes SEC Request for Ruling Appeal. By Martin Young. Be In Crypto. 8/17/23.

Coinbase wins approval to offer crypto futures trading in US. By Reuters. Reuters. 8/16/23.

Republicans Blast SEC For ‘Shady’ Prometheum Broker Approval. By Andrew Throuvalas. Decrypt. 8/15/23.

When tackling crypto, the SEC should be wary of overreach. By Brooke Masters. Financial Times. 8/15/23.

Crypto industry steps up arguments that Supreme Court doctrine bars SEC enforcement. By Alison Frankel. Reuters. 8/15/23.

How The SEC’s Charge That Cryptos Are Securities Could Face An Uphill Battle. By Maria Gracia Santillana Linares. Forbes. 8/14/23.

The future of crypto hinges on a fight between the SEC and a former burger flipper. By David Gura. NPR. 8/13/23.

What progressives get wrong when it comes to crypto. By Sheila Warren and Justin Slaughter. Fortune. 8/12/23.

U.S. Senator Lummis, Crypto Lobbyists Urge Court to Dismiss SEC’s Coinbase Lawsuit. By Nikhilesh De. CoinDesk. 8/11/23.

The SEC seeks permission to appeal Ripple decision. By Brady Dale. Axios. 8/10/23.

Congress, Not the SEC, Should Set U.S. Digital Asset Policy By Matt Walsh. Coindesk. 8/7/23.

Chamber of Digital Commerce Applauds Ripple SEC Ruling. By Ronak Kumar. The Crypto Times. 8/5/23.

The SEC’s Materially False Statements on Crypto . By Jeffrey Alberts. Law. 8/3/23.

The failure of the stablecoin bill reveals the new political divide in crypto. By Leo Schwartz. Fortune. 8/2/23.

July 2023

McHenry And House Members Move To Fix Crypto Policy. By Norbert Michael. Forbes. 7/31/23.

Despite Ripple, Crypto Projects Still Face Uncertainty and Risks. By Andrew St. Laurent. Bloomberg Law. 7/31/23.

Binance Accuses CFTC of Overreach in Motion to Dismiss Complaint. By Mattis Meichler. Decrypt. 7/28/23.

The SEC Fought the Law and the Law Won. By Roslyn Layton. DC Journal. 7/27/23.

The Four Quadrants of Crypto. By Alexandra Gaiser. By The Federalist Society. 7/27/23

‘Historic Day for Crypto Policy’: Congress Advances Digital Asset Bill. By Samyuktha Sriram. Unchained. 7/27/23.

The ripple effect: A new wave in digital asset regulation. By Reps. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) and French Hill (R-ARK.)

SEC v. Ripple Labs decision could change crypto regulation. By Joseph Hall. Davis Polk. 7/25/23.

GOP crypto revamp moves ahead with Democrats divided. By Eleanor Mueller. Politico. 7/26/23.

A Stumbling Block in the SEC’s Crypto Crackdown: SEC v. Ripple Labs, Inc.. By Vinson & Elkins LLP. JD Supra. 7/24/23.

Judge Deals Blow to SEC Attacks on Crypto. By Taylor Millard. NH Journal. 7/24/23.

Congressman Torres Tells SEC Chairman to End Crypto ‘Crusade’ After Ripple Ruling. By Andrew Throuvalas. Decrypt. 7/18/23.

Ripple Proves the SEC Must Reevaluate Its Regulatory Approach. By John Deaton. Bloomberg Law. 7/17/23.

The crypto industry desperately needed a break—and this week it got a big one. By Jeff John Roberts. Fortune. 7/14/23.

Ripples Across The Cryptosphere. By Steven Ehrlich. Forbes. 7/14/23.

Judge rules in SEC case vs Ripple. By Casey Wagner and Katherine Ross. Blockworks. 7/13/23.

Former SEC, CFTC chairs push back on SEC’s crypto lawsuits. By Katherine Ross. Blockworks. 7/7/23.

Coinbase claims ‘more of the same’ after SEC once again refuses to engage. By Katherine Ross. Blockworks. 7/7/23.

‘Most comprehensive proposal to date’: Lummis and Gillibrand to reintroduce landmark crypto bill. By Leo Schwartz. Yahoo News. 7/7/23.

Cameron Winklevoss Says SEC’s Crypto Policies Have Been Complete Disaster for US Investors. By Daily Hodl Staff. Daily Hodl. 7/4/23.

An American Revolution — How US Crypto Policy Diverges From Rest of World. By PYMNTS. PYMNTS. 7/4/23.

From Ally To Adversary: The 3 Stages Of Gary Gensler’s Crypto Evolution. By Sam Lyman. Forbes. 7/2/23.

June 2023

Blockchain Association joins Coinbase in pushing back against SEC over crypto crackdown. By Danny Park. Forkast. 6/30/23.

SEC Chair Gensler Should Recuse Himself From Crypto Enforcement: Lawyers. By Martin Young. BeIn Crypto. 6/30/23.

SEC Has No Jurisdiction Over Cryptos on Coinbase, Exchange Says in Lawsuit Response. By Nikhilesh De. CoinDesk. 6/29/23.

The SEC’s only ‘regulated’ crypto exchange is a joke–and everyone knows it. By Jeff John Roberts. Fortune. 6/27/23.

Leading House Democrat Solicits Feedback From Gensler and Yellen on Crypto Bill. By Elizabeth Napolitano. CoinDesk. 6/26/23.

U.S. Judge Rejects Binance.US Complaint Over SEC Press Release. By Elizabeth Napolitano. BeIn Crypto. 6/26/23

Stablecoins, DeFi Likely to Be SEC’s Next Targets in U.S. Crypto Crackdown: Berenberg. By Will Canny. CoinDesk. 6/21/23.

Coinbase waged unusual legal defense ahead of SEC’s crypto crackdown. By jody Godoy. Reuters. 6/21/23.

The Current State of the Crypto Industry. By Anjali Das. National Review. 6/19/23.

Getting a crypto bill through Congress is only the first hurdle, policy expert says. By Casey Wagner. Blockworks. 6/18/23.

SEC’s regulations on dangerous crypto are an uneven mess. By Charles Gasparino. New York Post. 6/17/2023.

Binance Reaches Deal With Government to Avert U.S. Shutdown. By David Yaffe-Bellany and Matthew Goldstein. 6/17/23.

Coinbase Policy Chief Shirzad Squares Off With SEC Enforcement Director Grewal. By David Morris. CoinDesk. 6/16/23.

The Crypto Market of the Future Needs a Flexible Legal Framework. By Jason Gottlieb. Bloomberg Law. 6/13/2023.

The Hinman Documents Reveal a Deceitful SEC. By Roslyn Layton. DC Journal. 6/13/2023.

Why the XRP Army Keeps Fighting. By Jeff Wilser. CoinDesk. 6/13/2023.

SEC Crypto Crackdown Adds Urgency for U.S. Lawmakers to Produce Regulatory Framework This Year: JPMorgan. By Will Canny. CoinDesk. 6/12/23.

Lummis Renews Commitment to US Crypto Regulation: ‘The Fight is Far From Over’. By Alys Key. Decrypt. 6/12/23.

This Week on Crypto Twitter: Outrage Over the SEC Crypto Crackdown. By Tim Hakki. Decrypt. 6/11/23.

Custodia’s Suit Against Fed Over Denial of Master Account Can Proceed, Court Rules. By Kevin Reynolds. CoinDesk. 6/10/23.

Paradigm slams SEC’s ‘incoherent’ attempt to police decentralized exchanges. By Martin Young. Cointelegraph. 6/9/23.

The New Crypto Bill Gary Gensler Doesn’t Want You to Know About. By David Morris. CoinDesk. 6/9/23.

Analisa Torres: The US District Judge at the Helm of the Crypto Market’s Future. By Bary Rahma. Be In Crypto. 6/9/23.

U.S. SEC Enforcement Could Boost Europe’s Crypto Chances, Officials Say. By Jack Schickler. CoinDesk. 6/7/23.

Crypto tug-of-war. By Zachary Warmbrodt. Politico. 6/7/23.

Crypto Isn’t Criminal, And U.S. Policy Should Reflect That. By Sean Stein Smith. Forbes. 6/3/23.

April 2023

Coinbase responds to the SEC’s Wells notice. By Paul Grewal. Coinbase. 4/27/23.

Why the Politics of Crypto Feels Different This Time. By Noelle Acheson. 4/26/23.

Coinbase sues SEC after months of silence from federal regulator. By Rohan Goswami. 4/24/23.

Crypto Now Dead in America as US Authorities Target Nascent Industry, Says Billionaire Chamath Palihapitaya. Dy Daily Hodl Staff. Daily Hodl. 4/23/23.

Why Taylor Swift And Gary Gensler Agree On Crypto—And Why Congress Pushed Back. By Sam Lyman. Forbes. 4/22/23.

Paradigm Says SEC’s Current Framework Is Unsuitable For Crypto. By Katherine Ross. Blockworks. 4/21/23.

Why the EU Has MiCA and the U.S. Has Securities Law Confusion . By Daniel Kuhn. 4/20/23.

Coinbase CEO Won’t Rule Out Relocating Company Away From US. By Emily Nicolle. CoinDesk. 4/18/23.

Bittrex Calls Out SEC‘s ‘Crusade’ Against Crypto Firms. By Sebastian Sinclair. Blockworks. 4/18/23.

It’s Time for Tough Questions to Gary Gensler About Crypto. By Todd Tiahrt. Real Clear Markets. 4/17/23.

The stablecoin bill is back . By Sam Sutton. Politico. 4/17/23.

Rep. Davidson to introduce legislation to fire SEC boss Gensler for crypto overreach. By Stephen Katte. CoinTelegraph. 4/16/23.

U.S. Congress to Tackle SEC Oversight, Stablecoin Legislation. By Ryan Ozawa. Decrypt. 4/15/23.

U.S. SEC Moves Toward DeFi Oversight as It Reopens Proposed Regulations. By Nikhilesh De and Jesse Hamilton. CoinDesk. 4/14/23.

SEC’s Hester Peirce Says Gensler’s Plan to Target DeFi Undermines First Amendment. By Mat Di Salvo, Decrypt. 4/14/23.

Republican Reps Slam Gensler for ‘Failed’ Rulemaking Agenda. By Casey Wagner. Blockworks. 4/14/23.

Will Crypto Lobbying Spend Continue Big Growth In ‘Crucial’ Year?. By Ben Strack. Blockworks. 4/3/23.

March 2023

Biden Administration Is Politicizing Crypto. By Michael Casey. CoinDesk. 3/31/23.

It Sure Looks Like the U.S. Is Trying to Kill Crypto. By Kevin Reynolds. CoinDesk. 3/31/23.

Crypto Policy Questions Linger Weeks After Historic Banking Crisis. By Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber, and Schreck. 3/31/23.

SEC Chief to Face Congress Scrutiny Over Crypto Policy. By Om Chaturvedi. TechStory. 3/30/23.

SEC’s Coinbase Fight Puts Exchange, Crypto Survival on the Line. By David Jolly. Bloomberg Tax. 3/27/23.

Due to SEC Inaction, Registration is Not a Viable Path for Crypto Projects. By Rodrigo Seira, Justin Slaughter, Katie Biber. Paradigm – Policy. 3/27/23.

A New York Court Is About to Rule on the Future of Crypto. By Joel Khalili. Wired. 3/21/23.

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear First Crypto Case Tuesday. By Cheyenne Ligon. CoinDesk. 3/21/23

Barney Frank Was Right About Signature Bank. By The Editorial Board. Wall Street Journal. 3/20/23.

Signature Bank’s closure had ‘nothing to do with crypto’ – New York regulator. By Hannah Lang and Pete Schroeder. 3/14/23.

Grayscale Win Over SEC Might Not Change Much, Industry Watchers Say. By Ben Strack. Blockworks. 3/10/23.

The legal threat(s) to Gensler’s agenda. By Sam Sutton. Politico. 3/9/23.

U.S. crypto exchanges could face possible class-action lawsuit. By Eleanor Terrett and Charlie Gasparino. Fox Business. 3/9/23.

SEC v. Ripple: Could The XRP Case Go To Trial?. By Ben Strack. Blockworks. 3/9/23.

Silvergate’s Story Is About Fundamentals, Not Just Crypto. By Telis Demos. Wall Street Journal. 3/9/23.

Judges Consider Grayscale’s Arguments in Bitcoin ETF Hearing Against SEC. Bitcoin Magazine. By BTC Casey. Bitcoin Magazine. 3/8/23.

Crypto Is ‘Major Question’ Only Appellate Courts Can Answer. By J.W. Verret. Law360. 3/6/23.

Ripple’s CEO Expects a Decision on SEC Suit Over XRP This Year. By Hannah Miller and Kailey Leinz. Bloomberg. 3/2/23.

Crypto Industry Has More Appetite To Fight: Kraken Exec. By Casey Wagner. Blockworks. 3/2/23.

Cryptocurrency consumer advocacy group rallies retail investors to push back on SEC crackdown. By Eleanor Terrett. Fox Business. 3/1/23

February 2023

‘SEC Speaks’ Conference Nixed After SEC Declines To Speak. By Dave Michaels. Wall Street Journal. 2/23/23.

Top Republicans double down on efforts to rein in SEC Gensler’s climate proposal. By Eleanor Terrett and Charlie Gasparino. Fox Business. 2/22/23.

Stablecoins Attract Scrutiny in SEC’s Drive to Control Crypto. By Dave Michaels. Wall Street Journal. 2/22/23.

Trade group argues U.S. SEC case unfairly labels crypto as securities. By Hannah Lang. Reuters. 2/23/23.

Commissioner Peirce on the SEC’s ‘unimaginative’ approach to regulation. By Davis Quinton and Frank Chaparro. The Block. 2/20/23.

Time to Unseal the Hinman Documents. By Roslyn Layton. DC Journal. 2/17/23.
Crypto Firm Paxos Faces SEC Lawsuit Over Binance USD Token. Wall Street Journal. By Vicky Ge Huang, Patricia Kowsmann, and Dave Michaels. 2/13/23.

June 2022

States, Not Congress, Will Lead Crypto Regulation, Says Legal Expert. CoinDesk. 6/30/22.

Ripple filed a letter opposing SEC’s efforts- Here’s everything to know. AMB Crypto. 6/29/22.

Crypto Litigation May Grow In Absence Of Regulatory Scheme. Law360. 6/28/22.

Crypto regulation ‘important step’ for industry ‘maturation’: Expert. FOX Business. 6/28/22

US Wants to Promote ‘Responsible Innovation,’ Deputy Treasury Secretary Says. CoinDesk. 6/28/22.

SEC Chair Gensler Again Says Bitcoin Is Not a Security. What About Ethereum?. Decrypt. 6/27/22.

CFTC: Agency Prepared to Regulate Crypto. National Review. 6/27/22.

Congress can do better than the Howey test for crypto regulation. The Hill. 6/21/22.

Cryptocurrency Bill Aims to Fix Scattershot Regulation, but Misses Mark. Heritage Foundation. 6/21/22.

Crypto’s aggressive bid for more DC firepower. Protocol. 6/15/22.

The SEC’s Crypto Bait And Switch And Investors’ Loss Of $15 Billion. Forbes. 6/15/22.

Crypto Legislation Could Undermine Market Regulations, Gensler Says. WSJ. 6/14/22.

Proposed bipartisan legislation aims to clarify the crypto regulatory landscape JD Supra. 6/14/22.

Ripple submits supporting reply condemning SEC’s ‘deficient’ responses. AMB Crypto. 6/8/22.

The Coming War Over Crypto Regulation. Forbes. 6/7/22.

DOJ Urges Int’l Coordination To Combat Crypto Crime. Law360. 6/7/22.

Crypto industry scores a big win under long anticipated Senate bill. Washington Post. 6/7/22.

What does the future hold for cryptocurrency regulation?. Financial News. 6/7/22.

What To Expect From CFPB’s Entry Into Cryptocurrency Arena. Law360. 6/7/22.

Senators unveil sweeping crypto regulation plan that would place ‘ancillary assets’ under the CFTC. Fortune. 6/6/22.

After the crypto crash, here’s what industry experts are waiting for next. CNBC. 6/3/22.

Crypto Industry Lobby Punching Above Its Weight Class. PYMNTS. 6/2/22.

Ripple Vs SEC: Court Calls For Conference Over Hinman Speech Memos. CoinGape. 6/1/22.

May 2022

The Crypto Security Debate Goes to Court. Wall Street Journal. 5/26/22.

Ripple to Explore IPO Once $1.3B SEC Lawsuit Is Resolved. Be In Crypto. 5/26/22.

The Varying Federal, State And Local Attitudes On Crypto. Law360. 5/25/22.

The SEC Files Motion For An Extension Of Time In The $XRP (Ripple) Case Until June 7. Ethereum World News. 5/25/22.

Here’s what Gary Gensler thinks about bitcoin. Protocol. 5/24/22.

US Senators Lummis and Gillibrand Set to Propose Crypto Oversight Bill Next Month. Coin Desk. 5/24/22.

Transparency in crypto industry ‘critical’: Ripple CEO. Fox Business. 5/24/22.

Ripple Lawsuit Sees ‘Big Motion’ As Attorney Requests To Represent 67,000 XRP Holders: Crypto Legal Expert. The Daily Hodl. 5/23/22.

SEC v. Ripple – Amici takes aim at Doody’s ‘reasonable’ XRP holders assertion. AMB Crypto. 5/22/22.

SEC Can’t Shield Ex-Official’s Speech Drafts, Ripple Says. By Elise Hansen. Law360. 5/16/22.

Former SEC director Hinman made millions from a pro-Ethereum firm during tenure. By Protos Staff. Protos. 5/13/22.

SEC Asked To Probe Ex-Official’s Crypto Statements. By Al Barbarino. Law360. 5/10/22.

Empower Oversight Requests SEC-OIG Conduct Investigation into the Failure of the SEC’s Ethics Office to Prevent Cryptocurrency Conflicts of Interest by Senior Staff. By Empowr Oversight. Empowr. 5/10/22.

She’s not your ‘Crypto Mom’: Hester Peirce’s fight with the SEC. By Benjamin Pimentel. Protocol. 5/9/22.

SEC vs Ripple: Decoding SEC’s latest attempt to avoid submitting evidence in court. By Shubham Pandey. AMB Crypto. 5/2/22.

SEC Files to Protect Crucial Documents Related to Ripple Case. By David Thomas. Be In Crypto.


The Ripple-SEC legal brawl could be a game-changer for crypto. By Benjamin Pinmentel. Protocol. May 1, 2022.

April 2022

XRP vs SEC: Here’s Why the US Regulator Targeted Ripple, According to Coin Bureau Host. By Daily Hodl Staff. The Daily Hodl. 4/29/22.

Cryptocurrency Firms Push Back Against Proposal to Police Treasury Markets. By Paul Kiernan. Wall Street Journal. 4/27/22.

Ripple vs SEC: The SEC and Ripple agreed to file a joint proposed scheduling order. By Steve Anderrson. The Coin Republic. 4/26/22.

What McHenry has planned for the gavel. By Kate Davidson and Aubree Eliza Weaver. Politico. 4/26/22.

Concerns rise over crypto regulation as Congress members disclose holdings. By Akayla Gardner and Bloomberg. Fortune. 4/26/22.

SEC Chair Gary Gensler Faces Lawmaker Scrutiny as Ripple Case Drags On. By Bob Mason. FX Empire. 4/19/22.

Law Decoded: Paris is always a good idea, even for talking crypto policy — April 11–18. By Derek Andersen. Coin Telegraph. 4/18/22.

‘Surprising’ Development in XRP Lawsuit As SEC Decides To End Discovery Phase With Ripple: Crypto Legal Expert.  By Daily Hodl Staff. The Daily Hodl. 4/17/22.

The SEC Set Itself Up for Catastrophe in Lawsuit Against Ripple, Says Crypto Legal Expert – Here’s Why. By Daily Hodl Staff. The Daily Hodl. 4/16/22.

Ripple vs SEC: Watchdog files for another extension as Ripple CEO stays positive. By Shauna James. AMB Crypto. 4/16/22.

Ripple CEO: SEC Case to Affect Cryptocurrencies in US. By Babafemi Adebajo. CoinSpeaker. 4/15/22.

CEO Says Ripple Is Doing ‘Exceedingly Well’ in SEC Illegal-Securities Lawsuit. By PYMNTS. PYMNTS. 4/14/22.

Politicians are waking up to the fact there are votes in crypto. By Eva Szalay. Financial Times. 4/14/22.

Ripple vs SEC: Judge Strikes Down Regulator’s Request To Withhold Key Documents in XRP Lawsuit. By Daily Hodl Staff. The Daily Hodl. 4/14/22.

Ripple claims ‘a very big win’ in SEC case. By Brian Newar. Coin Telegraph. 4/13/22.

XRP takes Hinman hike as court says speech is not ‘agency guidance’. By Sahana Venugopal. AMB Crypto. 4/12/22.

Former SEC Director accused of corruption, how might this affect the Ripple case?. By Samuel Wan. CryptoSlate. 4/11/22.

The Ripple connection in Gensler’s plan to collaborate with CFTC on crypto regulation. By Michael Nderitu. AMB Crypto. 4/6/22.

March 2022

The Most-Watched Litigation on Crypto’s Biggest Questions. By Vaughn Golden. Bloomberg Law. 3/30/22.

Gillibrand to introduce cryptocurrency regulation bill, acknowledges energy concerns. By David Jolly. WSKG NPR. 3/30/22.

Ripple’s executives call for sanctions against SEC’s ‘gamesmanship’. By Shubham Pandey. AMB Crypto. 3/25/22.

Ripple Opposes SEC’s Request for Extension of Time. By Alex Dovbnya. U. Today. 3/22/22.

SEC vs Ripple: US judge denies parties’ motions even as both sides claim victory. By Steve Kaaru. Coin Geek. 3/21/22.

Just-In: SEC Claims Internal Documents Irrelevant In XRP Vs SEC Case. By Varinder Singh. Coin Gape. 3/15/22.

Ripple Execs’ Failed Motion Prompts SEC to Declare Its Internal Docs “Irrelevant”. By Alex Dovbnya. U.Today. 3/15/22.

XRP Lawsuit: Cryptolaw Founder Hints at What Comes Next After Ripple’s Win of Fair Defense. By Tomiwabold Olajide. U.Today. 3/14/22.

Ripple Consider Big Triumph Against SEC As Judge Declined Key Motion. By Admin Team. Crypto News BTC. 3/14/22.

Ripple Execs Lose Bid To Nix SEC Suit But Keep Key Defense. By Dean Seal. Law360. 3/11/22.

The Crypto World Is Still Waiting for Its Rulebook. By Allyson Versprille. Bloomberg. 3/10/22.

FACT SHEET: President Biden to Sign Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Innovation in Digital Assets. By White House Press Releases. White House. 3/9/22.

Government Officials Renew Call for Crypto Regulation. By Scott H. Kimpel. National Law Review. 3/8/22.

Ripple CEO Says SEC Has ‘Hard Argument’ To Make in XRP Lawsuit As Expert Testimony Wraps. By Daily Hodl Staff. The Daily Hodl. 3/7/22.

Biden to Sign Crypto Order as Firms Face Sanctions Pressure. By Allyson Versprille and Jennifer Epstein. Bloomberg. 3/7/22.

XRP lawsuit: Here’s why you should be paying attention to the SEC v Ripple case now. By Sahana Venugopal. AMB Crypto. 3/6/22.

SEC vs XRP: Why It’s Vital To See The Ripple Lawsuit Closely Now?. By Andrew Smith. The Coin Republic. 3/6/22.

Ripple Vs SEC: Crucial Rulings Awaited In Ripple Lawsuit This Week?. By Sunil Sharma. CoinGape. 3/3/22.

Fed Chair Powell: ‘War Underscores Need’ for Crypto Regulation. By Nikhilesh De & Helene Braun. CoinDesk. 3/3/22.

February 2022

U.S. SEC’s enforcement cop says crypto company amnesty is not on the table. By Chris Prentice. Reuters. 2/28/22.

XRP Investors Maintain High Optimism as Ripple Lawsuit Expert Discovery Wraps Up. By Tomiwabold Olajide. U. Today. 2/28/22.

Why Ripple lawyers are optimistic in case outcome despite SEC’s alleged delay tactics. By Steve Muchoki. Crypto News Flash. 2/24/22.

Ripple Vs SEC: Is The Lawsuit Over ? Here’s What XRP Lawyer Has To Say. By Delma Wilson. CoinPedia. 2/24/22.

CryptoLaw Founder John Deaton Makes Bold Predictions on Ripple SEC Lawsuit: Details. By Tomiwabold Olajide. U.Today. 2/23/22.

Attorney Jeremy Hogan Highlights Recent Big Blunder that Could Hurt SEC in Favor of Ripple and XRP. By Solomon Odunayo. Times Tabloid. 2/21/22.

Which Regulators Are Shaping U.S. Crypto Policy?. By Vishal Chawla. Crypto Briefing. 2/19/22.

FBI to Form Digital Currency Unit, Justice Dept Taps New Crypto Czar.  By Sarah N. Lynch and Chris Prentice. Reuters. 2/17/22.

Ripple Files Motion Compelling SEC To Turn Over Pivotal Information. By Andrew Smith. The Coin Republic. 2/12/22.

Bitfury Taps Regulatory Vet to Lead Crypto Company’s Legal Team. By Hugo Guzman. Corporate Counsel. 2/11/22.

XRP Vs SEC: Newly Surfaced Notes Could Further Dampen SEC Lawsuit Against Ripple. By Olivia Brooke. CoinGape. 2/11/22.

Ripple files Letter Motion to compel SEC to turn over notes, here’s what followed. By Shubham Pandey. AMB Crypto. 2/11/22.

CFTC Chair Asks Congress for Authority to Regulate Some Cryptocurrencies. By Paul Kiernan. Wall Street Journal. 2/9/22.

Now You See Me, Now You Don’t: How Regulating Cryptocurrency Might Make It Easier to Unearth Cybercriminals. By Mitch Mayne. Security Intelligence. 2/9/22.

FTX Chief Reminds Congress That 95% of Crypto Volume Is Offshore. By Yueqi Yang. Bloomberg. 2/9/22.

The SEC Introduces A ‘Trojan Horse’ Crypto Regulation As The Price Of Bitcoin, Ethereum, BNB, Solana, Cardano, XRP Rebounds. By Dan Runkevicius. Forbes. 2/4/22.

SEC commissioner details dissent on policy proposal for regulating crypto exchanges. By Jennifer Schonberger. Yahoo! Finance. 2/3/22.

U.S. SEC suspended internal watchdog for 7 days after misconduct finding-records. By Chris Prentice and Sarah N. Lynch. Reuters. 2/2/22.

Bitcoin And Digital Asset Regulation: What To Expect. By Vincent Ventures. Seeking Alpha. 2/1/22.

January 2022

The Meaning Of “We”At The SEC. By Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 1/30/22.

Biden’s Bitcoin Regulations And The Threat Of Higher Taxes For Crypto. By Kenneth Rapoza. Forbes. 1/30/22.

SEC’s crypto crusade at risk in looming legal battles. By Sam Sutton. Politico. 1/29/22.

Ripple’s CEO won’t apologize for taking on the SEC. By Benjamin Pimentel. Protocol. 1/26/22.

Congress Should Take Decisions on Digital Asset Regulation, Says US Rep McHenry. By Staff. 1/25/22.

White House to enter crypto regulation fray, with eye on financial stability. By Jennifer Schonberger. Yahoo! Finance. 1/25/22.

White House ‘prepares government strategy on US cryptocurrency policy’. By Staff. The National News. 1/24/22.

Cryptocurrency finds itself in the sights of robust regulation. By Hunt S. Ricker and Charles B. Mckenna. Reuters. 1/24/22.

SEC Sets Regulatory Focus on Crypto Trading Platforms. By Tor Constantino. Motley Fool. 1/20/22.

FINRA Considering Changes to Crypto Regulations to Better Protect Investors: Report. By Michael Bellusci. Coindesk. 1/20/22.

Lawyers state Ripple is giving SEC more trouble than anyone in crypto, including Elon Musk. By Ekta Moura. FX Street. 1/18/21.

Ripple Gets Trickle Of SEC Docs From Privilege Challenge. By Dean Seal. Law 360. 1/14/21. (Subscription Needed).

SEC Must Surrender Hinman Email on Ether to Ripple, Judge Rules. By Nikhilesh De. Coindesk. 1/14/22.

United States: Digital Assets: At The Intersection Of Law, Regulation, Public Policy And Technological Innovation. By Anthony J. Borrelli. Mondaq. 1/14/22.

Congress to take a look at crypto’s carbon footprint. By Ben Gemen. Axios. 1/13/22.

SEC Chair Gensler Discusses How Securities Laws Apply to Crypto Tokens — Won’t Say if Ethereum Is a Security. By Kevin Helms. 1/11/22.

Democrats will (probably) miss their chance to shape crypto regulation. By Tor Constantino. Fortune. 1/11/21.

SEC Should Follow Congress’ Pragmatic Approach On Crypto. By J.W. Verret. Law 360. 1/6/21.

Regulating Crypto Will Drive Innovation if Done Right, Economist Argues. By Staff. 1/4/21.

Is a ‘Bipartisan Congress’ the solution for progressive crypto regulation in the U.S. By Shraddha Sharma. AMB Crypto. 1/3/22.

The $2 trillion cryptocurrency market is drawing interest from investors, scrutiny from US regulators. By Paul Kiernan. Mint. 1/2/22.

December 2021

The Year In Review: Crypto Is Here. Get Used To It, Washington. By Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 12/30/21.

CFTC vs SEC: The Race on Crypto Regulation. By Staff. State Journal. 12/27/21.

Senator Cynthia Lummis set to introduce a new crypto bill in next year. By Andjela Radmilac. Crypto Slate. 12/24/21.

Crypto CEOs Are the Most Recent Executives to Ask for Clearer Federal Guidance. By Ketan Bhirud and Matthew Fay. JD Supra. 12/22/21.

Ringing in the New Year: Regulators and Industry Seek to Bring Stability to Stablecoins in 2022. How (Much), Remains a Question. By Jason Finger. JD Supra. 12/22/21.

Will 2022 be the year of crypto regulation? By Huong Hauduc. Forkast. 12/22/21.

SEC’s Gensler Hires Senate Banking Aide to Develop Crypto Policy. By Robert Schmidt. Bloomberg Tax. 12/21/21.

‘No longer just bitcoin and ether’: Crypto industry braces for wider adoption, more competition and perhaps regulatory clarity in 2022. By Frances Yue. Marketwatch. 12/21/21.

Former SEC lawyer says existing law on crypto produces ‘wrong outcome’. By Staff. Banking Exchange. 12/20/21.

Senators urge Yellen to work with Congress on cryptocurrency provision in infrastructure bill. By Dave Kovaleski. Financial Regulation News. 12/20/21.

Don’t Let Regulators Kill Crypto. By Paul Jossey. National Review. 12/20/21.

Treasury Says New Law Only Way to Fully Contain Stablecoin Risks. By Christopher Condon. Yahoo! Finance. 12/18/21.

Regulators Gallop To Cryptocurrency’s “Wild West”. By Philip R. Stein and Bilzin Sumberg. JD Supra. 12/16/21.

Ohio’s Brown wants ‘specific’ rules for stablecoin, open-minded on crypto regulation. Jennifer Schonberger. Yahoo! Finance. 12/15/21.

Crypto Executives Meet With House Committee on Finance to Discuss Regulation and the Future of the Digital Assets Market. By Carly Coleman and Lowenstein Sandler. JD Supra. 12/15/21.

Simpson Thacher Partners Scrutinized in Crypto Fight. By Andrew Goudsward. 12/15/21.

Policy Makers Should Allow Stablecoins to Thrive. By Paul Jossey. Competitive Enterprise Institute. 12/14/21.

Partisan Split Over Stablecoins Highlighted at Banking Hearing. By Allyson Versprille. Bloomberg. 12/14/21. (Subscription Needed).

With eye on 2021 law, crypto industry to ‘engage’ with Congress in 2022. By Caitlin Reilly. Roll Call. 12/14/21.

SEC’s Republican Members Rip Gensler Rule Review Agenda. By Al Barbarino. Law360. 12/13/21.

SEC Sued For Docs On Ex-Officials’ Potential Crypto Conflicts. By Justin Wise. Law360. 12/13/21.

FTX’s Bankman-Fried Says ‘Messy’ Crypto Regulations Need Fixes. By Vildana Hajric and Michael P. Regan. Bloomberg. 12/11/21. (Subscription Needed)

SEC case against Ripple Labs for XRP crypto sale a ‘Bit’ of a double standard. By Charles Gasparino. The New York Post. 12/11/21.

Latest Developments in SEC “Regulation” of Cryptocurrency. By Curt Levey. The Federalist Society. 12/10/21.

Empower Oversight Sues SEC For Access to FOIA Documents Amid Crypto Conflict of Interest Concerns. Empower Oversight Whistleblowers & Research. 12/10/21.

Capitol Hill Warms Up To Crypto. By Hailey Lennon. Forbes. 12/9/21. (Subscription Needed)

Crypto CEOs to Congress: Regulate us, but don’t ‘shoehorn’ old rules on new assets. By Jennifer Schonberger. Yahoo! Finance. 12/8/21.

Crypto Executives Defend Industry as Congress Considers Oversight. By Paul Kiernan. The Wall Street Journal. 12/8/21.

Crypto executives debut on Capitol Hill, urging light regulation of their booming industry. By Tory Newmyer. The Washington Post. 12/9/21.

Crypto executives urge light touch as Congress mulls new regulation. By Pete Schroeder and Katanga Johnson. Reuters. 12/8/21.

Crypto Gets Its Day With Congress. By Kevin T. Dugan. New York Magazine. 12/8/21.

Crypto makes its case to Congress. By Kia Kokalitcheva and Courtenay Brown. Axios.  12/8/21.

Crypto CEOs to Testify Before Lawmakers Weighing Greater Regulation. By Paul Kiernan. The Wall Street Journal. 12/8/21.

Crypto exchange execs to call on Congress to head off SEC crackdown. By Chris Matthews. MarketWatch. 12/8/21.

Crypto Is Getting Increasingly Political in Washington. The Rest of the Country Isn’t as Polarized. By Claire Williams. Morning Consult. 12/8/21.

Cryptocurrency outlook may depend on which agency is supervising. By Sarah Wynn. Roll Call. 12/7/21.

CFTC Commissioner Dawn Stump’s Crusade To Clarify Crypto Regulations In 2021. By Jason Brett. Forbes. 12/6/21. (Subscription Needed).

How Crypto Industry Can Fight Regulatory Overreach In Court. By James Burnham. Law 360. 12/6/21. (Subscription Needed).

DOJ’s Latest Attempt To Tame the Crypto-Creature: NCET. By Mayling Blanco. New York Law Journal. 12/6/21.

Who Will Protect Investors From The SEC? By Roslyn Layton. Forbes. 12/5/21.

Ripple, SEC back in the ring, due to a Court of Appeals decision in a separate lawsuit. By Sahana Venugopal. AMB Crypto. 12/4/21.

Digital currencies are cutting across borders. Here’s how regulators can catch up. By John Ho. World Economic Forum. 12/3/21.

Beijing and Washington grapple with crypto in their own unique fashions. By Christopher O’Brien and Chris Boone. Fortune. 12/3/21.

Biden and Trump S.E.C. Chiefs Trade Tips on How to Regulate Crypto. By Ephrat Livni. The New York Times. 12/2/21.

US Federal Banking Regulators Release Joint Statement on ‘Crypto-Asset Policy Sprint Initiative’. By Carl Fornaris. The National Law Review. 12/1/21.

Crypto firm top executives to testify before Congress. By Olafimihan Oshin. The Hill. 12/1/21.

The not-so-stable state of stablecoin regulation. By John Adams.  The American Banker. 12/1/21.

November 2021

DOJ sharpens its cryptocurrency enforcement focus. By Daniel Stein, Glen Kopp and Brendan J. Harrington. Reuters. 11/30/21. 

Waging War on Cryptocurrency Would Be a Mistake for Democrats. By Albert Wynn. Bloomberg Law. 11/30/21.

U.S. Federal Banking Regulators Announce Plan for Crypto-Asset Policy Initiative. By Jones Day. JD Supra. 11/29/21.

Federal Bank Regulators Focus on Crypto Assets and Blockchain Activities. By Peter Hardy. JD Supra. 11/29/21.

Crypto-Asset Policy Sprint Initiative By Three US Regulatory Agencies: The Fed, The OCC And The FDIC Is Really A Crawl. By Vipin Bharathan. Forbes. 11/23/21.

Crypto Oversight Road Map Is Set by U.S. Banking Regulators. By Jesse Hamilton. Bloomberg. 11/23/21.

Federal Agencies Crafting Rules Around Banks and Cryptocurrencies. By Paul Vigna. The Wall Street Journal. 11/23/21.

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.