Weekly Roundup 03/10/23 (Silvergate wind-down, NYAG comes after ETH, more bank runs)

Matt and Nic are back for another tumultuous week of news and deals. In this episode:

  • Nic’s Vespa crisis
  • FTX crime family update
  • Grayscale’s oral arguments go well against the SEC in the GBTC case
  • Binance.US wins the right to buy the Voyager assets in court
  • NYAG sues Kucoin and alleges that ETH is a security
  • Silvergate is undergoing an orderly wind-down of the bank
  • Why did Silvergate really collapse?
  • Why are regulators trying to precipitate bank runs?
  • Structural issues explaining why Silvergate’s deposits were so correlated
  • SVB experiences a bank run
  • Are the Silvergate and SVB difficulties warning sights that the Fed’s rate regime can’t last?

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