In recent years, the rise of digital currencies has revolutionized the way we think about money and finance, with more and more individuals and businesses embracing the potential of blockchain technology. However, with this rapid growth has come a significant amount of uncertainty and confusion around the legal and regulatory frameworks that govern this new asset class. And as the crypto industry continues to grow and evolve, the issue of regulation and security will remain a key focus for lawmakers and industry stakeholders alike.
One of the biggest challenges facing the crypto industry today is the issue of security, with several high-profile exchange hacks and collapses leading to the loss of billions of dollars in assets. In response, lawmakers and regulators around the world have been grappling with how to protect consumers and investors in this space. In the US, Congress is currently considering several bills aimed at increasing oversight and regulation of the crypto industry, including measures to require crypto exchanges to register with the SEC and establish minimum capital requirements.
In this episode, Malcolm sits down with Andie Kramer, Founding Member of ASKramer Law, to discuss the current state of regulation in digital assets, such as cryptocurrencies and stable coins. Andie shares her thoughts on regulatory, tax, and governance issues both globally and in the U.S.
Andie Kramer Discusses:
- The types of regulation needed in crypto
- What has happened to crypto since the U.S. Government began regulating it
- The likelihood of a Bitcoin spot ETF being approved by the SEC
- The dangers of ignoring the tax laws related to crypto trading
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About our guest:
Andie is a nationally recognized authority on the regulatory, tax, commercial, and governance matters that arise in trading environments. She provides clients with practical and effective counsel to allow them to move forward with confidence and predictability as they navigate complex, high-stakes transactions. Andie applies a unique multidisciplinary approach to the taxation and regulation of financial products, markets, and participants.