Grayscale is matching donations to Coin Center up to $1 million
The outpouring of support for our work is going strong.
Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital currency asset manager, has made an incredibly generous donation of $1 million to support Coin Center’s policy advocacy mission. In addition to that, Grayscale...
Coin Center files second comment in FinCEN rulemaking challenging its authority to make the surveillance rule
The authority FinCEN cites for having the power to make this rule change is completely specious
Today is the final day to file a comment in FinCEN’s midnight rulemaking. If that gives you a twinge of deja vu, it should. January 4th was originally listed as...
Congress warns Treasury on unusually short cryptocurrency short rulemaking
Bipartisan group of 9 members send letter to Sec. Mnuchin expressing concern over poorly considered rule
Closing 2020 out with a bang, a bipartisan group of members of Congress joined in the chorus of protests to the process by which the Department of Treasury is seeking...
Join us in responding to an unfair and discriminatory midnight rulemaking
Our comment to FinCEN and an opportunity for you to make your voice heard
Today we are publishing our comment in Treasury’s midnight reporting and recordkeeping rulemaking. We’ve worked diligently to have this comment ready as soon as possible so that it can hopefully...
A Midnight Rule for Cryptocurrency Transaction Reports
FinCEN rulemaking announces a rushed, mostly technology-neutral reporting requirement
Over the last year we’ve watched as Switzerland, Singapore, and the Netherlands have taken a technology-specific approach to regulating transactions involving so-called “unhosted” wallets. We’ve seen the Financial Action Task...
The Unintended(?) Consequences of the STABLE Act
On purpose or not, the bill could turn even node operators into criminals
The recently introduced STABLE Act aims to ban any stablecoin that is not issued by a federal bank. Yes, any stablecoin irrespective of whether it is issued by a state-regulated...
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Unhosted Wallets
Former DOJ AML Chief considers the unintended consequences of unhosted wallet restrictions and the regulatory benefits of cryptocurrency adoption
Over the past year, governments around the world have expressed concern about the risks of illicit financial activities such as money laundering, terrorist financing, and the evasion of international sanctions...
Comments to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network on Changes to Threshold for “Travel Rule” Obligations
Any new regulation must consider not just the direct cost to regulated entities, but the cost to individuals and society.
A direct download of this comment is available here.