Shrinking unicorns and the embarrassment of meme coins
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Crypto, influencers targeted in Kenya’s new tax bid
Kenya is proposing new taxes targeting the digital economy in a bid to grow domestic revenues and narrow its fiscal deficit in response to the ongoing cash crunch. The East African country plans to ch
As the SEC charges Bittrex, there’s little evidence that it’s relaxing its regulatory posture
The SEC's actions have yet to shake the crypto markets in any material sense.
Former US CFTC commissioner says crypto space has ‘dire need for regulatory clarity’
Companies — crypto or otherwise — that refuse to comply with clear regulations are not going to succeed, according to Dawn Stump, the former commissioner at the Commodity Futures Trading Commissio
Parsing Coinbase’s regulatory risk
While Coinbase is clear that it believes it is not in material danger due to the regulatory scrutiny, as a public company, it has to talk about what could go wrong. Let's discuss.
SEC spears ‘Crypto Crusaders’ over alleged pyramid scheme
U.S. regulators are seizing their moment during this ongoing crypto bear market to crack down on bad actors in the space as many investors are already souring on the asset class. The U.S. Securities a
Regulators should address crypto ‘garbage’ first, former SEC Chairman Clayton says
Stablecoins, CFTC oversight are among the first issues the U.S. Senate hopes to tackle in a bipartisan crypto bill.
Crypto traceability and market rules agreed by EU lawmakers
European Union lawmakers have agreed to a way forward on regulating crypto — covering the traceability of crypto assets being traded in the bloc and wider market rules, to protect against market
Do you want your paycheck in crypto?
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This week, Natasha and Alex and Mary Ann got together with C