Two new experts have been hired by the Crypto Council for Innovation (or CCI), a group that advocates crypto and establishes dialogues between governments and regulatory agencies about the benefits of crypto.
The CCI announced Tuesday that Linda Jeng, a former Federal Reserve Board employee and Treasury Department employee, as well as Brett Quick, former deputy head of staff for Emeritus Spencer Bachus’ House Financial Services Committee chair, would join the council to support its policy and regulatory affairs teams. Jeng will become the council’s chief worldwide regulatory officer and general counsel. She has previously held a similar position at the Circle-and Coinbase-founded Centre Consortium. Quick will take over as head of government affairs for North America.
The CCI was founded in April 2021. Its supporters include Coinbase and Gemini, Fidelity digital assets, Paradigm Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Block, Fidelity digital assets, Fidelity digital assets, Fidelity digital assets, Fidelity, Fidelity, Fidelity, Fidelity, Block, Paradigm, Ribbit Kapital, Fidelity, Fidelity, Fidelity, Fidelity, Fidel Sheila Warren was the former head for blockchain and distributed ledger technology in the World Economic Forum. She joined the CCI in February as the CEO. The CCI has announced that former U.S. Senators have been promoted to CEO. Senator Cory Gardner will take part in the leadership team of the advocacy group.
The CCI states that its current focus is supporting legislators on issues related to evading Sanctions using Cryptocurrencies, the European Union’s Markets in Crypto-Assets law (or MiCA), which aims to harmonize crypto regulations among EU member States, and legislation relating to digital assets in the United States. The House of Representatives and Senate of the United States have presented different bills regarding how crypto-related products are handled in the country. These include stablecoins and deciding where to draw regulatory lines between the Securities and Exchange Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
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We are grateful for the bipartisan leadership by @SenToomey & @SenatorSinema. With 1 in 5 Americans holding or using crypto, greater regulatory clarity will support the industry’s next stage of growth.https://t.co/M71ZD8mqB9
— July 26, 2022, Crypto Council for Innovation (@crypto_council).
The CCI hosted “The BTC Word,” a virtual event on July 20,21 about Bitcoin (BTC). Speakers included Jack Dorsey and Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla. Coin Center and many other U.S. crypto policy advocates often comment on laws and regulations relating to digital assets.