A Former Top Wall Street Regulator Turns to the Blockchain

Gary Gensler, who once led the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, has joined M.I.T., where he is warning about potential problems for virtual currencies

The New York Times
May 3, 2018 · 5 min read
Mr. Gensler said he believed 2018 would be a year of reckoning for virtual currencies. “Over 1,000 previously issued initial coin offerings, and over 100 exchanges that offer I.C.O.s, are going to need to sort out how to come into compliance with U.S. securities law,” he said. Photo: Kayana Szymczak for The New York Times

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