2021 Crypto Markets: Economic Prospects and Regulatory Hurdles

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Co-founder and CEO of CMT Digital Colleen Sullivan retraces the events of 2020 in cryptocurrency markets and regulation and what’s to come in 2021 and beyond.  Bitcoin started 2020 with a three-year slump in prices. By December, however, growth was skyrocketing, thanks in part to the pandemic’s effects on markets earlier in the year. A proposed rule from Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCen) has created uncertainty — people in the industry are worried about how the regulation might affect privacy rights, among other things.  This proposed rule has its issues, but regulation is not necessarily a bad thing, says Colleen…...

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Dara Tarkowski I'm Dara Tarkowski. Innovator, entrepreneur, attorney and podcast host. I am FinTech and RegTech enthusiast passionate about responsible innovation and exploring the intersection of law, technology and highly regulated industry. I'm the Managing Partner at Actuate Law, Chief Innovation Strategist at quointec, and the Host of the Tech on Reg podcast, recently named one of the top 10 RegTech podcasts. I was also named to the 2019 Women in FinTech powerlist by Innovate Finance.