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.
DoJ is now determined to hold the crypto industry to cross-border enforcement standards that have long applied to other sectors of finance.
The long arm of justice: How far can the DoJ really go in prosecuting foreign actors?
The U.S. Department of Justice has articulated its digital enforcement strategy, putting the crypto community on notice.
Declaring a crackdown? What to make of the DoJ crypto framework release
The proposed EU crypto market regulation will raise many compliance obstacles for the next Libra-like project seeking to operate in Europe.
Chasing the hottest trends in crypto, the EU works to rein in stablecoins and DeFi
In a world where all public records are stored on an immutable ledger, it would be difficult to be a corrupt government official.
Bribery gets blocked: Stamping out corruption with blockchain tech
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
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
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