BREAKDOWN: Turning Point – The Crypto Industry’s Battle Against the Infrastructure Bill, Feat. Jake Chervinsky

Blockchain Association member and crypto lawyer Jake Chervinsky gives the insider view of a monumental moment in crypto history.

This episode is sponsored by NYDIG.

Jake Chervinsky is the general counsel for Compound Labs and DeFi lead at the Blockchain Association. Over the last few weeks he has been deeply involved in the battle against the onerous crypto provision in the infrastructure bill. 

In this discussion with NLW, Jake provides a blow-by-blow overview and insider’s account of the battle, from first learning of the provision to the moment that a senator’s special interest broke the bill. Finally, they discuss what the legacy of this event will be for the crypto industry and why we’re likely to be stronger now than ever. 

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“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Adam B. Levine is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsor is “Tidal Wave” by BRASKO. Image credit: uzenzen/iStock/Getty Images Plus, modified by CoinDesk.

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