Senate keeps a close eye on the crypto-asset sector

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In the wake of FTX's bankruptcy last year, the Senate was behind a tightening of registration requirements for digital asset service providers. (Credit: Senate)

At a hearing of the Finance Committee on Wednesday, Professor Ludovic Desmedt called bitcoin a purely speculative asset. He considered the exchange platforms to be "colossi with feet of clay." Bertrand Peyret of the ACPR compared cryptos to a local exchange system, like the ball necklace in vacation villages...

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