THE CRYPTO CULLING: Thousands of employees are getting the axe as companies face plunging valuations, scandals, and legal turmoil

In the early days of January, several major companies in the cryptocurrency industry, such as Genesis, Coinbase, Blockchain.com, and Crypto.com, announced plans to significantly reduce their workforces. For a few of these companies, such as Crypto.com and Genesis, this marks the second round of layoffs within ...Read More

Crypto firms Genesis and Gemini charged by SEC with selling unregistered securities

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday charged crypto firms Genesis and Gemini with allegedly selling unregistered securities in connection with a high-yield product offered to depositors. Gemini, a crypto exchange, and Genesis, a crypto lender, partnered in February 2021 on a Gemini product called Earn, which touted ...Read More

Crypto firms poised to spend more on compliance

Crypto shops weary from last year’s sequence of unfortunate events likely have strenuous regulatory calisthenics waiting for them, and executives see compliance costs rising across the board. Why it matters: Regulators’ hawkish stance on the industry signals a coming torrent of enforcement action — one that ...Read More