Feb 28, 2023
Ah, the industry was once so hopeful about Gary Gensler’s appointment to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Yet, as the years have progressed he has become the industry's most aggressive antagonist. In the wake of increasing congressional scrutiny of his dealings with Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX, Gensler...
Feb 26, 2023
Today on “Long Reads Sunday”:
Travis Kling on why we haven’t won yet
Cosmo Crixter – An Open Letter to Agustin Carstens
Brendan Malone – The real problems of central banking
Feb 25, 2023
Apparently all our angry howling worked. This week, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, while nominally speaking about the liquidity risks of crypto banking, took pains to say they weren’t saying banks weren’t allowed to...
Feb 25, 2023
On today’s episode, NLW covers the ruling of a federal judge in New York allowing a class-action lawsuit to proceed against Dapper Labs for allegedly offering unregistered securities. He also covers a new slate of charges against Sam Bankman-Fried, disgraced founder of FTX.
“The Breakdown” is written, produced...
Feb 24, 2023
In this episode, NLW examines Coinbase's announcement of its new layer 2 chain, paying particular attention to:
Exchanges moving from layer 1s to layer 2s
Wall Street not getting it
On-chain know-your-customer (KYC)?