Nic and Matt return for a special Christmas episode of OTB. In this episode:
- Jay Clayton steps down and Elad Roisman takes over as interim SEC Chair
- We analyse the Treasury’s proposed rule on VASPs and crypto transactions
- Why the FinCEN rule imposes greater demands on crypto transactions than cash as far as surveillance is concerned
- Are the proposed workarounds between VASPs and defi asset pools viable?
- Our book recommendation on the politicization of the Treasury
- Our analysis of the SEC complaint against Ripple
- How bad is the SEC complaint for Ripple?
- Some of the most damning quotes from the SEC complaint
- The significance of the SEC extending the statute of limitations with Ripple
- Our theory for why the SEC waited so long to sue Ripple
- Implications for exchanges facilitating the trading of XRP
- A development on 15c3-3
- We revisit our predictions for 2020 and issue new predictions for 2021
Content mentioned in this episode:
- The Treasury’s proposed rule on crypto wallets
- The Presidential Working Group’s statement on stablecoins
- The SEC complaint against Ripple Labs
- The Tokendaily 2021 Crystal Ball
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