Crypto Makes Inroads Toward Legitimacy

Crypto Makes Inroads Toward Legitimacy

France’s financial regulator is poised to approve several crypto-related companies and bring them into the regulated financial system, one of the first instances among major world economies. Somehow, we think the battle over regulating cryptocurrencies in the U.S. will be a tad more contentious.

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AI Inches Further into Regulatory Use

AI Inches Further into Regulatory Use

Aussie regulators recently dipped a cautious toe into using artificial intelligence for regulatory purposes — specifically using natural language processing technology to detect when financial institutions are engaged in possible misconduct. The technology will scrutinize promotional material and advertisements, among other things, to see if they contain falsities or if they breach any rules.

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Old and new ways to catch a market manipulator.

Old and new ways to catch a market manipulator.

Guy Gentile is a scrappy entrepreneur who had been involved in a number of risky financial adventures before he was arrested by the FBI. According to this fascinating podcast, though, the real reason the FBI arrested Gentile was to use him to get to someone else they were trying to nab.

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