Zachary Kelman (Kelman Law) on the lingering effects of Choke Point

Repeat guest Zach Kelman joins the show to break down the contemporary effects of Operation Choke Point from his perspective as a lawyer having worked in compliance and regulatory for large financial institutions. In this episode:

  • The (pre)history of Choke Point – and how it wasn’t a bolt from the blue
  • How Choke Point was mechanically enforced against the banks
  • Why industry-wide politicization of financial services is a poor policy to pursue
  • How Choke Point lasted far beyond its original mandate
  • Have banks been permanently politicized as a result of OCP?
  • How Choke Point’s effects are being felt in the crypto industry
  • What to expect on an ongoing basis

Prior episodes in the Choke Point 2.0 series:

Zach’s prior appearances: