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Policy and Legal
Since the emergence of Bitcoin, policies and laws around cryptocurrencies has been controversial. Some countries have started to embrace digital currencies, while others have decided to ban digital assets altogether. Lawmakers and policymakers are beginning to evaluate the benefits of cryptocurrencies, while also raising concerns.


Celsius Network Charged Over $3M in Legal Fees
Beleaguered crypto lending platform Celsius Network has incurred more than $3 million in legal fees, according to a filing.
Tornado Cash's Alex Pertsev to Remain in Custody as Appeal Was Rejected
Legal authorities in the Netherlands have rejected the appeal to release Alexei Pertsev, the chief developer of the Tornado Cash protocol was arrested and remanded by Dutch Authorities shortly after the United States Treasury Department sanctioned the protocol
Former OpenSea Staff Asks Court to Withdraw Insider Trading Charges
Following the indictment of Nathaniel Chastain, a former Head of Product at the NFT marketplace OpenSea, a new petition has now been filed by his lawyers, requesting the court to dismiss the case as it lacks merit.
Binance.US To Delist AMP following SEC’s Claim Token as Security
Binance.US has announced that it will delist AMP following last week’s news that the SEC mentioned the token as a security.
Coinbase Facing SEC Probe over Crypto Listing: Sources
Coinbase is reportedly facing a probe from the US SEC into whether it improperly let Americans trade digital assets that should have been registered as securities.
Heather Morgan of Bitfinex Crypto Heist Cleared to Seek Proper Employment
American rapper and entrepreneur Heather Morgan, the defendant in the crypto fraud case of Bitfinex 2016, has been permitted by a judge to seek proper employment.
Andorra to Ratify Digital Assets Adoption with Crypto Law
Andorra, or 'the Principality of Andorra', is contemplating regulations of digital assets and other blockchain technologies. Its parliament is debating on relative amendments before turning them into a draft.
Ripple's CEO Discloses to Spend over $100m Fighting Legal Battle with SEC
Brad Garlinghouse, Ripple's CEO, has disclosed that the company will need to spend over $100 million on lawsuits with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for regulation issues.
Voyager Digital Executives Threatened by Clients, Revealed in Bankruptcy Hearing
Senior executives of crypto broker Voyager Digital and their families were reportedly threatened by their clients, a court in Manhattan revealed.
Crypto Expert Explains the Fear and Excitement in CAR of Accepting Bitcoin as Legal Tender
Exclusive Interview: Blockchain.News invites Marie Tatibouet, the Chief Marketing Officer, at Gate.io cryptocurrency exchange, to discuss the pros and cons of Bitcoin adoption in the Central African Republic and propose a way how crypto can be adopted in the region.

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