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Jesse Hamilton

Jesse Hamilton is CoinDesk's deputy managing editor on the Global Policy and Regulation team, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining CoinDesk in 2022, he worked for more than a decade covering Wall Street regulation at Bloomberg News and Businessweek, writing about the early whisperings among federal agencies trying to decide what to do about crypto. He’s won several national honors in his reporting career, including from his time as a war correspondent in Iraq and as a police reporter for newspapers. Jesse is a graduate of Western Washington University, where he studied journalism and history. He has no crypto holdings.

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SEC Calls 9 Cryptos 'Securities' in Insider Trading Case
The SEC and DOJ brought insider trading charges against three people Thursday, but assertions cryptocurrencies are securities may hold greater implications.
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Stablecoin Firms Face Tough Reserve, Capital Demands in US Bill, Source Says
Digital tokens such as tether and Circle’s USDC that are vital to functional crypto markets would have to meet stringent new requirements in legislation that’s close to the finish line.
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FTX's Bankman-Fried Says It’s Worth Losing Money to Prop Up Crypto Industry
The crypto exchange's CEO is also willing to buy bitcoin for his company depending on the price.
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US Treasury Open to Nonbanks Issuing Stablecoins, Official Says
Though regulators called for issuers to be regulated as banks last year, Nellie Liang argues the category is wider than it might seem.
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Stablecoin Bill Won’t Force All Issuers to Be Banks, Congressman Says
The key legislation that could open a path for stablecoin rules isn’t expected to stick to regulators’ recommendation to insist only banks put out tokens.
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Former Crypto Adviser Michael Barr Confirmed as Top US Financial Watchdog
The Senate approved the appointment of Barr, an ex-Ripple adviser who served in Obama’s Treasury Dept., as the Fed’s new vice chair for supervision.
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US Treasury Opens Door for Public Comments on Biden’s Crypto Order
The U.S. agency will accept comment letters by Aug. 8 on the president’s March order to establish a regulatory regime for crypto.
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Digital Dollar Could Be Good for Financial Stability, US Federal Researchers Say
Though critics of a central bank digital currency have warned it could amplify bank runs, the Office of Financial Research says it may actually help.
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Vicepresidenta de la Fed no está a gusto con lo que ve en el ecosistema cripto
Lael Brainard argumentó que se necesita una regulación agresiva para el sector antes de que las cosas se salgan de control.
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