Public blockchains: financial regulation’s 50-year storm.

Marcus Swanepoel
Oct 28, 2016 · 10 min read
Ready to surf the 50-year storm — Point Break (1991)

Things are (hopefully) about to change.

Why do we regulate ?

Balancing transparency and privacy.

Elliptic’s Big Bang showing some well known Bitcoin endpoints and the transactions between them.

New (and huge) economies of scale

Risk measurement redefined.

The relatively problem, and opportunity.

Photo via Hayes MKII/Flicker (via The Daily Dot)

The evolution of identity verification.

Surf’s up.


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Marcus Swanepoel

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Co-founder and CEO at Luno

Luno Publication

Luno.com is a global cryptocurrency company, with over 2 million customers in 40 countries. We make it safe and easy to buy, store and learn about BTC and ETH. We strive to educate, and open the doors for dialogue and discussion on cryptocurrency, fintech, finance, and more.