Kirill Bryanov

Kirill holds a Ph.D. in political communication. His day job is in academic research, where he explores the effects of emerging technology on society and politics. Kirill is curious about the transformative potential of fintech and blockchain, and enjoys observing how incumbent institutions regulate and co-opt disruptive financial technology.

Author’s posts

Newsletter
The Treasury admits there’s not much crypto-aided sanctions evasion going on, stablecoins attract regulatory attention, and a fourth futures-based BTC ETF secur...
Law Decoded: Crypto risks, imaginary and real, and creative ways of addressing them, April 4–11
Kirill Bryanov
2022-04-11T19:18:00+01:00
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Yet another regulatory attack on self-hosted wallets, a digital dollar with privacy protections, and more of the same for spot BTC ETFs.
Law Decoded: ‘Unhosted’ wallets are just ‘wallets,’ March 28–April 4
Kirill Bryanov
2022-04-04T17:48:00+01:00
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Some jurisdictions are introducing digital assets as tax payment options while others levy hefty taxes on crypto gains.
Law Decoded: Crypto taxes and taxes on crypto, March 21–28
Kirill Bryanov
2022-03-29T02:17:00+01:00
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Newsletter
Crypto comes to the Persian Gulf, U.S. Congress moves sideways, Australia is looking at regulating DAOs.
Law Decoded: Arab States of the Gulf open up to digital asset services, March 14–21
Kirill Bryanov
2022-03-21T16:17:00+00:00
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The long-anticipated presidential directive drops, EU votes on PoW ban and South Korea gets a pro-crypto president.
Law Decoded: Joe Biden’s executive order is finally upon us, and it doesn’t look too dreadful, March 7–14.
Kirill Bryanov
2022-03-14T17:18:00+00:00
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Breaking news
The document does not announce any restrictive measures, but it will undoubtedly lay the groundwork for a more focused federal oversight.
Biden to sign executive order on crypto, authorize all-government effort to consolidate regulation
Kirill Bryanov
2022-03-09T14:13:01+00:00
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Newsletter
The catastrophe unfolding in Ukraine will have long-lasting consequences for the crypto space, too.
Law Decoded: Crypto in times of war, Feb. 28–Mar. 7
Kirill Bryanov
2022-03-07T17:18:00+00:00
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Analysis
Law enforcement’s robust capacity to follow the money on the blockchain is good news for the crypto industry.
Seizure of Bitfinex funds is a reminder that crypto is no good for money launderers
Kirill Bryanov
2022-02-26T14:11:56+00:00
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