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SEC Will Require Finance to Notify Breach Victims in 30 Days

20 May 2024 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

More SEC rules, this time mandating financial firms inform victims of data breaches within 30 days! Why wasn't this already a requirement? Last year, the SEC instituted requirements for publicly traded companies to inform investors of material cyber...

When Code Meets Regulation: The SEC and Uniswap's Wells Notice

16 Apr 2024 6 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

Decentralized finance, or DeFi for short, is revolutionizing the world of open finance. By utilizing blockchain technology and smart contracts, DeFi applications are allowing value to be transferred and exchanged in a trustless, permissionless manner...

The Ides of March: Cryptocurrency's Struggle for Legitimacy in the Eyes of Wall Street

31 Mar 2024 6 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

March 2024 proved a pivotal month for cryptocurrency. On the surface, Bitcoin achieved new heights, notching its seventh consecutive monthly gain and longest uninterrupted winning streak in history. Yet beneath the celebrations, turbulence was stirri...

Damocles' Sword: The Threat of Enforcement Hanging Over Crypto Entrepreneurs

8 Mar 2024 4 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

Thesis: While regulation is important to protect investors, the SEC's approach to crypto regulation creates uncertainty that discourages innovation. As a long-time crypto enthusiast and believer in individual liberty, I've closely observed the disc...

Banks Got Left Out of the Bitcoin ETF Party

18 Feb 2024 1 minute read 0 comments WinterYeti

An obscure rule within the regulatory world administered by the federal Security Exchange Commission turned out to be the undoing of banks, yet again. Long enemies of crypto, banks have suddenly realized that the investor demand for crypto is far big...

A New World of Finance: One Step Closer?

19 Jan 2024 2 minute read 0 comments OfTheFreeMarket

“Blockchain technology isn’t just a more efficient way to settle securities. It will fundamentally change market structures, and maybe even the architecture of the Internet itself.” -Abigail Johnson, CEO, Fidelity Investment One week into tradin...

Regulatory Evolution, Interplanetary Theory, And My Solana Moment

13 Jan 2024 2 minute read 1 comment Kavehu

Hello everyone,    It's been almost a week and I'm back to share the topics that caught my attention and that I'm very excited to share with you. Let's not delay and get to it.    Cybersecurity and consumer protection – the Achilles heels of the cryp...

DeFi on a Leash? The Tension Between Regulation and Freedom

9 Jan 2024 2 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

As a true crypto enthusiast with a true libertarian streak, I was pumped (in both senses of the word) when I heard about this report on DeFi from some boring-ass organization called IOSCO. I me...

(Another) Attack on Decentralization

29 Dec 2023 1 minute read 0 comments OfTheFreeMarket

“If I was the government, I’d close it down” – Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase CEO on Bitcoin/Crypto.  It’s been about a year since Elizabeth Warren and other Senators introduced the “Digital Asset Anti-Money Laundering Act”. It outlines regulations on...

SEC Case Against SolarWinds – Has the SEC Gone Too Far?

20 Dec 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

The SEC case against SolarWinds and their CISO continues to reverberate across the cybersecurity community. I talk with Edward Amoroso, the Founder and CEO of TAG Infosphere, to discuss different aspects of the case and recent SEC requirements for d...