Crypto 2022: Policy Week
Introducing a week of content about how regulators are shaping the digital assets industry (or trying). Find it all here.
For years officialdom wanted nothing to do with the crypto sector. Whatever bitcoiners said about changing the world, policymakers largely ignored it.
Even during the 2017 initial coin offering (ICO) boom, which involved plenty of money and plenty of fraud, regulators were arguably slow to react, issuing market guidance only months after the fact. Crypto was hardly a priority.
n 2021, everything changed.