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Bakkt will also have a money transmitter license in the state of New York.
New York grants Bakkt coveted BitLicense
The final Law Decoded moves away from specific news to reflect on the biggest legal issues facing crypto.
Law Decoded: Closing remarks on the future of crypto law, March 5
After resigning from the commission's executive position in January, Tarbert is on his way out.
Ex-Chairman Tarbert, who dubbed Ether a commodity, is leaving the CFTC
The Senate held its first hearing on Gary Gensler's nomination to chair the SEC today.
Gensler sticks up for Bitcoin before Congress, but doesn't say much new
Longstanding sagas in crypto saw major plot development and even a conclusion or two in this week's newsletter.
Law Decoded: Loose ends and long dramas, Feb. 19–26
The notion of China racing to launch a CBDC that will end U.S. monetary supremacy doesn't hold up if you look at the facts on the ground.
China’s CBDC is about domestic dominance, not beating the dollar
As the Kremlin sequesters funds to the opposition, Bitcoin serves to run blockades.
What Russian journalists can learn from Navalny's Bitcoin wallet