Legislation and Regulation
For the digital asset space globally, stakes of non-compliance are constantly increasing with a first jail penalty. The combination of increasing legislation and regulation is bound to maintain this trend and we can expect significantly more regulated and prudent blockchain-based finance by the end of 2019, ushering accelerated mainstream and institutional adoption.
Other Industry News
All the crypto news compliance professionals need to know. This month's highlights: SEC Chairman Jay Clayton again calls for better market surveillance and reduced manipulation before the agency can approve a crypto-ETF; A study by The Block raises concerns that 86% of volume in 48 exchanges is potentially wash trading; 94% of surveyed US, UK and Canadian endowment funds are actively engaged with crypto investments
Keynoted by SEC Commissioner Hester M. Peirce and featuring speakers from Coinbase, Gemini, Circle, GDF, Tagomi, ErisX and the Chamber of Digital Commerce among others.
Coindesk‘s Institutional Crypto expert Noelle Acheson hosted Solidus Founder & CEO Asaf Meir for an hour-long discussion of the unique compliance and market manipulation challenges.