Tag Archives: Digital Assets

U.S. Treasury Dept. Publishes Risk Assessment Addressing Illicit Finance Risks of DeFi

The Federal Policy team’s Kevin Edgar co-authored an analysis of the U.S. Treasury’s recent report on how bad actors are increasingly exploiting decentralized finance services for criminal activities. Kevin and members of BakerHostetler’s Digital Assets and Data Management Group explain Treasury’s key findings – and why DeFi users should be careful. Read the full alert.… Continue Reading

New Congressional Subcommittees Foreshadow Pending Digital Asset Legislation

United States CapitolTwo congressional committees of the U.S. House of Representatives commenced the new year by announcing the creation of new subcommittees for the 118th Congress that are expected to analyze issues concerning cryptocurrency and digital assets. The creation of these subcommittees signals the potential for legislative action in the wake of jurisdictional uncertainty regarding federal agency … Continue Reading

Proposed Federal Crypto Legislation Supported by Digital Asset Ecosystem; Consumer Advocacy Groups Balk

New bipartisan Senate legislation aims to create a regulatory framework for federal oversight of digital assets. But would the proposal balance innovation and consumer protection? Will Congress act on this crypto legislation? The Federal Policy team’s Kevin Edgar co-authored an analysis of the bill, what it would do and how it would affect stakeholders. Read … Continue Reading