Gary Gensler ran the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) after the 2008 financial crisis. Now, he’ll get a chance to…

The U.S. government already has the authority it needs to monitor or regulate potential terrorist financing using cryptocurrencies and other…

Members of Congress on Thursday will discuss whether and how cryptocurrencies and decentralized systems may be used to fund domestic…

Imagine the following scenario: Sometime in 2021, financial regulators declare that all stablecoin owners must be verified. What would happen…

Welcome to State of Crypto, a CoinDesk newsletter looking at the intersection of cryptocurrency and government. I’m your host, Nikhilesh…

Bitcoin self-storage startup Casa has raised $4 million in a seed round led by Fidelity Investments’ blockchain-focused Avon Ventures.  The…

Financial institutions report large cash and crypto transactions differently. This gap led to a controversial rule proposed by the Financial…

While not many technical details of China’s plans for its central bank digital currency (CBDC) are publicly available, the digital…

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is further extending a comment period for a controversial proposed rule that would require…