Derivative enforcement leaves few options...
April 2nd, 2023
1 hr 2 mins 40 secs
About this Episode
- Silk Road Crypto Sale: US Govt Sells 9,800 BTC, Aims to Offload 41,500 More
CZ, CEO of Binance the world's largest crypto exchange, is being sued by the CFTC, the U.S body that regulates commodity futures markets, alleging that CZ and Binance skirted derivatives laws and catered to U.S. customers while pretending to bar them from the platform
China may also be going after Binance due to the bans on cryptocurrency trading on the mainland
Some more schadenfreude from crypto skeptic Amy Castor
Economics and Banking
- A history of the US-Saudia debt recycling deal from Bloomberg, a financial news company
- Saudi Arabia reduces 36.7% of its holdings of US treasury securities in two years
- Learn more by reading a history of modern energy politics and money by Helen Thompson
- Bitcoin Optech #244 covers multiparty channels and channel factories
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