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Jan 14, 2021

Today on the Brief:

  • Visa drops $5.3B Plaid acquisition after DOJ antitrust suit
  • ECB President Christine Lagarde discusses bitcoin and digital euro 
  • Acting OCC chief Brian Brooks to step down this week 

Our main discussion: Gary Gensler rumored to be the new SEC Chair. In this episode, NLW discusses:

  • Gensler’s background at Goldman, CFTC and MIT
  • Gensler’s MIT course
  • Previous statements on Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple
  • The crypto communities reaction to Gensler at the SEC