Can Crypto Be a Force in the Midterms? Yes, Say Kristin Smith and Jake Chervinsky

Kristin Smith, executive director at Blockchain Association, and Jake Chervinsky, head of Policy at Blockchain Association, discuss the current state of crypto regulation. Show topics:

  • why 2021 was a watershed year for crypto regulation and lobbying
  • why Jake decided to move from Compound Labs to Blockchain Association
  • what Kristin and Jake think about the current state of regulation in the crypto industry
  • how crypto education will play a significant role in Blockchain Association efforts going forward
  • how crypto will affect midterm elections
  • why Kristin thinks crypto will not be a partisan issue long term
  • what sort of budget Blockchain Association functions on
  • what Kristin and Jake think about the President’s Working Group report on stablecoins
  • why Jake does not think the US should issue a CBDC
  • what Blockchain Association’s take is on SEC commissioner Hester Peirce’s “safe harbor” proposal
  • why Kristin and Jake believes the idea of a “crypto czar” is not feasible
  • how regulators are treating DeFi going into 2022
  • how crypto tax guidelines could be improved for centralized exchanges
  • how Blockchain Association thinks tax code 6050I should be applied
  • what issues could arise from DAOs in 2022+
  • what listeners can do to address the different regulatory topics discussed in this podcast

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