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Changpeng Zhao’s UAE return halted by federal court before sentencing

U.S. District Judge halts Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao’s return to UAE, citing risk of non-return before his February sentencing for financial violations. The federal court in Seattle has halted the former Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao’s application to return to the UAE. The decision, which temporarily bars Zhao from leaving the

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Federal Reserve Likely to Cut Interest Rates the Most Among Central Banks Next Year, Research Shows

A weaker dollar often becomes a tailwind to risk assets, including bitcoin, as occurred in the second half of 2020 and early 2021. The greenback is a global reserve currency, playing an outsized role in global trade and non-bank borrowing. When the dollar strengthens, it causes financial tightening worldwide, disincentivizing

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U.S. lawmakers establish CLARITY Act to shutdown federal ties to Chinese blockchain

U.S. Representatives Zach Nunn and Abigail Spanberger have introduced the CLARITY Act of 2023, a bill aimed at prohibiting federal officials from transacting with Chinese blockchain companies to safeguard national security interests. In a bipartisan initiative, Representatives Zach Nunn and Abigail Spanberger introduced the Creating Legal Accountability for Rogue Innovators and

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US lawmakers introduce CLARITY Act to limit federal ties with Chinese blockchain

United States Representatives Zach Nunn and Abigail Spanberger have jointly introduced the Creating Legal Accountability for Rogue Innovators and Technology Act of 2023, or the CLARITY Act of 2023. The legislation aims to prohibit federal government officials from conducting business with Chinese blockchain companies.The Act would ban government employees from using the

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U.S. Federal Reserve’s Barr Holds Line on Central Bank Needing Stablecoin Powers

The U.S. Federal Reserve needs to regulate and enforce the law against stablecoin issuers, said Federal Reserve Vice Chairman for Supervision Michael Barr, making the federal-oversight argument that has been the major sticking point as the U.S. House of Representatives debates legislation.Republican lawmakers have leaned into a state-oversight route for

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Federal Court Set to Formalize Grayscale ETF Victory Today Following SEC’s Refusal to Appeal

A federal court may formalize the ruling on Grayscale’s ETF today, officially vacating the SEC’s refusal to convert the GBTC. A federal court is set to formalize Grayscale Investments’ victory over the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over the firm’s conversion of the GBTC into a spot Bitcoin exchange-traded

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Grayscale ETF Case's Final Word Coming in Federal Court as SEC Loss Formalized

Grayscale Investments is waiting for a federal court tomorrow or soon after to formalize the defeat it handed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) two months ago in the parties’ dispute over a spot bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF). That federal court action will close the case, legally setting

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