The second part of the two-part discussion with Frances Coppola. On this episode, Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey ask about algorithmic stablecoins, overcollateralized stablecoins, regulation, and historical precedent for pegged-currency failures.
In this episode Cas and I are joined by Frances Coppola to stablecoins and how they fit into the regulatory landscape. We also discuss some of the problems with algorithmic and partially collateralized stablecoins.
Today's episode is guest-less! Just Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey discussing how particularly egregious cryptocurrency-based charities tend to be. Examples include Jacob Kostecki, Binance's Pink Care Token, and Deltec Cares.
In this episode Cas and I are discussing the problematic history of charities in the crypto space.
Lawyer Preston Byrne joins Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey for a wide-ranging discussion that goes from his own crypto journey (of skeptic to believer) to regulatory and legal risks for stablecoin operators.
Visit his Twitter to see more from Preston https://twitter.com/prestonjbyrne
In this episode Cas and I are joined by Preston Byrne of Anderson Kill Law to discuss stablecoins, his perspective on crypto, and the interplay between regulation and decentralized finance.
Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey are joined by Assistant Professor of Law at Willamette University and one of the authors of the STABLE Act, Rohan Grey. We discuss how stablecoins operate, what he hopes to see from CBDCs and the problems he sees in all kinds of new(er) money markets.
Find him on Twitter @rohangrey
In this episode Cas and I are joined by Rohan Grey, Assistant Professor at Willamette Law and one of the creators of the STABLE Act to discuss money transmitters, stablecoins, CBDCs, and the STABLE Act.
Today Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey discuss Cas' trip to Hong Kong in search of the ethereal Bitfinex headquarters, how and why exchanges continue to try to get away with existing nowhere, and what it means for consumers.
In this episode Cas and I discuss his investigative work to check out the addresses for Bitfinex and Tether.
Today Bennett Tomlin and Cas Piancey bring on David Canellis, the director of news at Protos Media (https://protos.com) and long time journalist covering cryptocurrency and fintech, to discuss the "decentralized" social media platform BitClout.
We'll talk about its odd origin story, why David thinks it's probably destined to fail, and why it reminds us of so many other projects that never made it out of the 2017/2018 cryptocurrency bullrun.
In this episode Cas and I are joined by David Canellis of Protos Media to discuss the controversial cryptocurrency BitClout.
In this episode Bennett and Cas discuss the concepts of regulatory capture and regulatory arbitrage – systemic problems that aren't unique to any particular industry, but have helped dissolve public trust of regulators and enriched some of the worst companies and individuals.
In this episode Cas and I discuss the new tendency for cryptocurrency businesses to hire regulators and the old tendency to try to avoid regulation at any cost.