16 minutes | Oct 5, 2021

BREAKDOWN: Stablecoins in the Hot Seat as SEC Investigates Circle

A new report suggests the Biden administration is weighing regulating stablecoin issuers like banks. 

This episode is sponsored by NYDIG.

On today’s episode, NLW homes in on recent reports surrounding the Biden administration's plans for stablecoins. A new report from the Wall Street Journal says there is a debate between using the Financial Stability Oversight Committee to add new rules for stablecoins and to regulate stablecoin issuers like banks. The crypto industry’s big question seems to be: Will crypto institutions be allowed to play, or will big banks shove them out? 

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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 “Only in Time” by Abloom. Image credit: kentoh/iStock/Getty Images Plus, modified by CoinDesk.



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