Silvergate downfall sparks debate over whose fault it actually was
    09 Mar 2023

    The demise of the crypto-friendly bank has prompted discussion about who tipped the first domino, and where crypto firms can turn for their banking needs. The voluntary liquidation of crypto-friendly bank Silvergate has sparked many to share their thoughts about the source of its troubles and the broader impact of the bank’s collapse on crypto….

    Stablecoins and Ether are ‘going to be commodities,’ reaffirms CFTC chair
    09 Mar 2023

    In the tug-of-war between the US regulators over control of crypto assets, the CFTC chair has triple-downed his stance — that Ether and stablecoins are commodities. Stablecoins and Ether are commodities and should come under the purview of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), its chairman has again asserted at a recent Senate hearing….

    Biden wants to double capital gains and clamp down on crypto wash sales: Reports
    09 Mar 2023

    The Biden administration wants to apply the wash sale rule to digital assets. U.S. President Joe Biden’s upcoming budget proposal has a few surprises for crypto traders and investors, including a proposed doubling of capital gains for certain investors and a crackdown on crypto wash sales. The Biden administration is set to release its fiscal…