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

Analysis
The way law enforcement agencies deal with seized crypto could indicate their de-facto acceptance of the asset class.
A legal asset after all? Governments are cashing in on seized crypto
Kirill Bryanov
2020-09-01T17:00:00+01:00
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Follow up
There are multiple ways to approach digital payments, and Facebook wants to cover them all.
Enter Facebook Financial: All Bases Covered From Crypto to Stablecoins
Kirill Bryanov
2020-08-14T17:51:00+01:00
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Analysis
Compliance with FATF’s travel rule presents major technical difficulties, but the blockchain industry is best-equipped to overcome them.
Slow But Steady: FATF Review Highlights Crypto Exchanges’ Struggle to Meet AML Standards
Kirill Bryanov
2020-08-08T14:00:00+01:00
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Analysis
The short-lived outburst of trading activity could hint at a larger trend in both cryptocurrency and stock trading.
What the DOGE Is Going on? TikTok Creates New Crypto Trading Paradigm
Kirill Bryanov
2020-07-20T14:50:00+01:00
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Analysis
A temporary nuisance for crypto debit card holders, the Wirecard debacle reminds the public of the problems blockchain technology was designed to fix.
Wirecard Folds: A Blow to Crypto Cards, but a Chance for Blockchain
Kirill Bryanov
2020-07-03T18:20:00+01:00
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Overview
Some Russian regulators propose a blanket ban on digital asset trading, but the country is too far along the path of crypto adoption.
One Step Forward and One Step Back: Why Is Russia’s Crypto Regulation Treading Water?
Kirill Bryanov
2020-06-23T04:00:00+01:00
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Analysis
The advent of digital money will threaten the U.S. dollar’s global dominance, but it won’t be easy to dethrone the current global reserve currency.
Ousting the Greenback: USD Still King as BTC and CBDCs Mount Challenge
Kirill Bryanov
2020-06-04T19:10:00+01:00
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Follow up
Despite JPM’s boss being tough on crypto, the bank takes on two regulated exchanges as clients in what some are calling a “game-changer.”
Keeping Enemies Close: JPMorgan Servicing Crypto Firms Opens a New Frontier
Kirill Bryanov
2020-05-20T18:30:00+01:00
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