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Crypto community responds to Kraken lawsuit, Deaton slams ‘dishonorable’ Gensler

The crypto space has been making its feelings known about the latest blow from regulators in the United States, a lawsuit filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against crypto exchange Kraken. The lawsuit was filed on Nov. 20 based on the SEC's allegations that Kraken has been operating as an

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Binance CEO responds to rumors, says US executive is ‘taking a deserved break’

Binance Holdings CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) has shot down speculation surrounding the departure of Binance.US CEO Brian Shroder, noting that he is “taking a deserved break" after a successful stint at the company.  Binance.US is a subsidiary of Binance Holdings, and the U.S. based exchange has seen a handful of

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Hong Kong policymaker responds to Vitalik Buterin over regulation

Buterin shared doubts about Hong Kong’s crypto welcome party and laws during a Singapore summit, prompting an invitation from local regulator Johnny Ng. A member of the Legislative Council invited Ethereum (ETH) creator Vitalik Buterin to scope out Hong Kong’s regulatory atmosphere and assured Buterin of lasting crypto-friendly rules for compliant

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Hong Kong politician responds to Vitalik’s comments about crypto-friendliness

Johnny Ng, a member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong, took to social media on Sept. 15 in response to comments made by Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin about Hong Kong’s future “friendliness” toward cryptocurrencies. Ng said he "sincerely invites" Buterin to visit Hong Kong to better understand the region. Additionally

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Binance.US Responds to SEC, Calls Agency’s Requests ‘Unreasonable’

Lawyers representing Binance.US believe that, overall, the SEC’s moves so far would do more harm than good for its bidding. Binance.US has claimed that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) requests have been “unreasonable” with most of its requests. This is according to sealed documents filed by attorneys of

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Coinbase responds to reports suggesting it’s ceasing services in India

Coinbase has provided information that seemingly contrasts a media report suggesting that it would soon halt all operations for its Indian customers.According to a Sept. 11 report from TechCrunch, Coinbase India users were reportedly warned via email that all services would be discontinued by Sept. 25, and were urged to

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CZ responds to Binance liquidity and employee turnover concerns

Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao has dismissed recent rumors, asserting the firm’s financial and employee stability despite market uncertainty. In a recent communication disseminated via X (formerly known as Twitter) on Sept. 7, CZ vehemently refuted the negative publicity that has been shadowing Binance, attributing it to a concoction of adverse

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Blockchain Association responds to US lawmakers’ request for crypto tax guidance

The Blockchain Association, a United States-based cryptocurrency advocacy group, has submitted suggestions for lawmakers to consider in potential legislation on the tax treatment of digital assets.In a Sept. 8 letter to U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Mike Crapo, the Blockchain Association said lawmakers should support the Keep Innovation in America

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Coin Center responds to US lawmakers’ request for crypto tax guidance

Cryptocurrency advocacy group Coin Center has provided suggestions for United States lawmakers to consider in potential legislation related to the taxation of digital assets.In an Aug. 21 letter to Sens. Ron Wyden and Mike Crapo, Coin Center pointed to the Virtual Currency Tax Fairness Act — a bill previously introduced

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