Tim Massad

Ex-CFTC chairman calls for SEC to regulate cryptocurrencies

Ex-CFTC chairman calls for SEC to regulate cryptocurrencies

Economic Studies at Brookings yesterday dropped a call for better regulation of the cryptocurrency and digital assets industries by none other than Tim Massad, the former chairman of the CFTC. As befits the former head of an agency that embraced principles-based regulation, Massad’s paper is long on analysis of the industries and the regulatory issues that seem to afflict business conditions.

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