The latest sCrypt Hackathon is a two-part event with an in-person segment running from March 16 to 17 in San Francisco, with the main online event happening from March 18 to April 18, 2024.
Circle Internet Financial, the issuer of the USDC stablecoin, said it was immediately halting new mints of USDC on Tron and would halt all support for USDC on Tron by February 2025.
Proponents say the Act allows Americans to own and self-custody digital assets and engage in mining without fear of anti-crypto legislators.
Circle's CEO said some digital asset firms claim to abide by the govt's AML/CFT standards but do otherwise while warning about "offshore" entities posing a "challenge to U.S. dollar dominance."
In the first transaction of its kind for the company, RockWallet has begun contacting clients to help them seamlessly continue their journeys in the digital asset landscape, without the need for redoing KYC or going through the inconvenience of onboarding again.
The House of Representatives Financial Services Committee held its annual hearing of the Treasury's FinCEN and the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, looking at terrorism-related financing with some talks on digital assets.
While the nine BTC spot ETFs enjoyed positive inflows in the first week since their approval, not much can be said about this longevity, contrary to what many advocates paint them to be.
US Treasury plans to release its 2024 National Strategy for Combatting Terrorist and Other Illicit Finance, which will be based on the 2024 National Risk Assessments.
South Dakota’s state Senate passed the bill recently, barring a digital dollar from being defined as money in its UCC, a move whose impact experts are still debating.
Elsewhere, Hong Kong’s Treasury has proposed bringing OTC venues under the city’s regulations, arguing that they have been used to perpetrate ‘crypto’ fraud.
As the U.S. prepares for local polls, campaigns targeting key political figures to smear their reputation have begun, with criminals using AI to achieve their goals of spreading disinformation.