FTX seeks to recoup SBF’s donations to US politicians
As a part of the restructuring process, FTX's new management led by John Ray III said it will set up a process to accept refunds from recipients of SBF's donations.
SBF ‘not currently planning’ on attending Dec. 14 Senate hearing
Talking on a Twitter Space Sam Bankman-Fried stated that he is not currently planning to attend the Wednesday hearing
El Salvador buys back sovereign bonds to reduce debt
El Salvador has repurchased $74 million worth of its sovereign bonds maturing in 2023 and 2025.
Congressman Brad Sherman claims FTX ‘deterred legislation’ with money
Congressman Brad Sherman said his anti-crypto stance was correct all along and urged the SEC to take decisive action.
SBF reveals he donated to Republicans & Democrats as lobbying by crypto firms continues ahead of the midterms
FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has revealed he supports bipartisan politicians who push the permissionless finance agenda
Lebanon Locals are turning to Bitcoin, Tether amidst an economic crisis
As Lebanon's economy struggles and people lose trust in banks, they are relying on Bitcoin and Tether to store funds and make payments.
SEC charges members of Trade Coin Club for operating 82K BTC crypto Ponzi scheme
The SEC alleges members of the Trade Coin Club swindled 82,000 bitcoin from investors by disgusing as a crypto trading bot that promised high investment returns.
Costa Rican congresswoman proposes bill to regulate, recognize cryptocurrency
Costa Rican Congresswoman Johana Obando proposed a crypto-friendly bill, titled "Cryptoassets Market Law (MECA)," to regulate and exempt crypto tax profits generated from mining activities.
Britain’s new ‘pro-crypto’ Prime Minister slammed as ‘no friend of Bitcoin’
Rishi Sunak said embracing cryptocurrency and blockchain can improve lives. Yet his promotion of CBDCs has cast doubt on where his allegiances lie.
Crypto-friendly Rishi Sunak appointed UK Prime Minister
Rishi Sunak has won the Conservative leadership contest bringing renewed hope for the U.K.'s crypto hub ambitions.
Macau’s Executive Council seeks to subject digital currencies to same regulations as fiat
Macau's Executive Council submitted a draft bill to place all currencies under the same legal scrutiny, including digital currencies.
Nigel Farage draws parallels between political ridicule and Bitcoin ideology
Nigel Farage justified his speaking slot at Bitcoin Amsterdam and offered advice on bringing real political change.
TRON becomes legal tender in Dominica
Tron-native tokens will be accepted as a medium of payment in the Commonwealth of Dominica.
Japan to invest in metaverse, NFTs to drive implementation of Web3 services
Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has made Web3 development one of the pillars of economic revitalization since assuming office in 2021.
UK should lower crypto tax rate to encourage growth – MP Matt Hancock
Matt Hancock announced during Zebu Live that HMRC needs to take a growth-maximizing mindset by lowering taxes to foster innovation within crypto
Australian senator releases draft bill to push for crypto regulation
Australian liberal senator Andrew Bragg introduced a draft bill for regulations on digital asset exchanges and Chinese banks provisioning digital e-Yuan.
Trudeau says showing support for crypto is irresponsible leadership
Trudeau said he was ready to call out Pierre Poilievre's support for Bitcoin and criticism of inflation as irresponsible leadership.