According to a source familiar with the Senate Banking Committee, Frayer spearheaded crypto policy for Brown – who has been outspoken about his concerns about the risks cryptocurrencies could pose to investors, calling blockchain a “shady diffuse network of online funny money” at a hearing in July – and other top-ranking Democrats. Source link … [Read more...] about SEC Chairman Gary Gensler Hires Senate Banking Aide to Advise on Crypto Policy
“Before I close, I do want to introduce and thank my three daughters, Isabelle, who’s here with me in Maryland over there, and her older sisters Anna and Lee, who are watching remotely. They are the lights of my life, and I wouldn’t be here today without their love and support,” Gensler said during his SEC hearing. Source link … [Read more...] about Most Influential 2021: Gary Gensler
Media mogul and erstwhile wine blogger Gary Vaynerchuk sold a doodle of an elephant at Christie’s today for $412,500.“Empathetic Elephant,” which outsold works by Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Alice Neel, Wayne Thiebaud, George Condo and more, was part of the basis for Vaynerchuk’s VeeFriends NFT collection – a set of tokens tied to animal-themed collectibles on the Ethereum … [Read more...] about Gary Vaynerchuk Doodle Outsells Warhol, Pollock, Neel and More at Christie’s Auction
XRP investors, the token issued by payments firm Ripple, are optimistic that a closed Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) meeting this week will see a withdrawal of the lawsuit against the firm.It’s the first meeting led by newly appointed “crypto-friendly” chairman Gary Gensler, who’s three weeks into the job at this point. While it’s likely non-crypto business will … [Read more...] about Will Gary Gensler address the Ripple (XRP) lawsuit at the SEC meeting this week?
The Ripple community has launched a new petition to “stop the war” on XRP.Crypto & Policy founder Thomas Hodge has started a Change.org petition directed at Securities and Exchange Commission chair nominee Gary Gensler, asking him to end the SEC's lawsuit against Ripple once he's confirmed as chairman of the commission.Announcing the news Wednesday, Crypto & Policy … [Read more...] about New petition asks SEC chair nominee Gary Gensler to drop Ripple lawsuit