Weekly Roundup 09/30/22 (CFTC comes after Ooki/bZX, the Fed abandons CFTC ambitions, the convenience yield of stables) (EP.355)

Matt and Nic return for news and deals of the week. In this episode:

  • What caused the Pound Sterling to sell off?
  • Deglobalization picks up
  • Stirrings of a sovereign debt crisis emerge
  • Explaining Deribit’s insider-led down round
  • Can the market recover before Do Kwon, Machinsky, and 3AC are dealt with?
  • Celcius’ Machinsky steps down
  • Brett Harrison leaves FTX US
  • 7 states issue C&Ds against Nexo
  • The CFTC goes after Ooki DAO and DAO members
  • The CFTC serves Ooki through a chatbox and a forum post
  • How voting in a DAO can cause you to incur personal liability
  • Why putting a DAO in a ‘legal wrapper’ might make sense
  • The Fed will not pursue a digital dollar (for now)
  • The ‘convenience yield’ of holding a CFTC
  • OTB Bingo
  • Would it be good for Bitcoin to be flippened?

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