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A Regulatory Reckoning for the Crypto Industry?

Nathaniel Whittemore
·1 min read

Between BitMEX action, the U.K.’s derivative ban and the new U.S. Department of Justice enforcement framework, regulations are coming for crypto.

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This episode is sponsored by Crypto.comNexo.io and Elliptic.

On this week’s Breakdown weekly recap, NLW looks at a cross-section of regulatory news, including:

  • CFTC and DOJ action against BitMEX and its leadership

  • The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority’s ban of crypto derivative products for retail investors

  • The DOJ’s new cryptocurrency enforcement framework 

Related: Crypto Long & Short: A UK Ban on Crypto Derivatives Will Hurt, Not Protect Investors

NLW discusses why these might reflect a new moment in crypto history, what it means for current builders in bitcoin and DeFi, and why recruiting corporate allies like Square will become more important than ever.

This week on The Breakdown:

Monday | Are Central Bank Coins the End of Financial Privacy?

Tuesday |The UK Bans Crypto Derivatives

Wednesday | How Bitcoin Could Become the Reserve Asset for DeFi, Feat. Qiao Wang

Related: Signal, Noise and the Coming Era of AI Curation

Thursday | The Market Reacts to Square’s $50M Bitcoin Buy

Friday | Cathie Wood: Secrets of the World’s Best Innovation Investor

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