Are Regulators Coming for Crypto?

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  10. “Form S-1 Registration Statement, Coinbase Global, Inc.,” sec.gov, February 25, 2021, https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1679788/000162828021003168/coinbaseglobalincs-1.htm
  11. “Attorney General James Ends Virtual Currency Trading Platform Bitfinex’s Illegal Activities in New York,” Letticia James NY Attorney General, February 23, 2021, https://ag.ny.gov/press-release/2021/attorney-general-james-ends-virtual-currency-trading-platform-bitfinexs-illegal#:~:text=NEW%20YORK%20%E2%80%93%20New%20York%20Attorney,trading%20activity%20with%20New%20Yorkers
  12. “Enforcement Actions,” Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, www.fincen.gov/news-room/enforcement-actions
  13. “The President’s FY 2022 Discretionary Request,” Office of Management and Budget, https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/fy-2022-discretionary-request/

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