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A small sample of the articles I’m proud of or that have had a particular impact:

  • Mystery Man (Part of CoinDesk’s Most Influential 2019 series) (CoinDesk)
    • This was my 2019 wrap-up of a story which began in January, when I was the first to report that a major Canadian cryptocurrency exchange had no access to its customers’ funds: QuadrigaCX Owes Customers $190 Million, Court Filing Shows (CoinDesk)
  • Stonewalled by FINRA, Up to 40 Crypto Securities Wait in Limbo for Launch (CoinDesk)
    • The SEC and FINRA later confirmed this reporting: SEC, FINRA Issue Explanation of Crypto Custodian Approval Delay (CoinDesk)
  • Regulators Ready to Approve Ethereum Futures, CFTC Insider Says (CoinDesk)
    • CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert, who took office in the summer of 2019, later confirmed this reporting: CFTC Chairman Confirms Ether Cryptocurrency Is a Commodity (CoinDesk)
  • Mapping the Future of the SEC (There’s a Nonzero Chance Hester Peirce Takes Over) (CoinDesk)
  • How the US Government Shutdown Is Halting Crypto Progress on Wall Street (CoinDesk)
  • When Bakkt? Bitcoin Futures Market’s Approval Appears Stuck in Limbo (CoinDesk)
  • Vodafone Is the Latest Big Company to Quit Facebook-Founded Libra Association (CoinDesk)
  • Libra’s Long Road From a Facebook Lab to the Global Stage: A Timeline (CoinDesk)
  • Rutgers Business School turns students away from career fair for wearing light grey, blue suits (The Daily Targum)
  • Grease truck forced off campus after Rutgers fails to renew license (The Daily Targum)

Citations

On camera

  • Global News: ‘Insanity.’ How one crypto expert calls Quadriga’s search for missing millions
  • CoinDesk: Inside the Kik Controversy
  • CoinDesk: Ask Them Anything: Chris Giancarlo and the Digital Dollar Project
  • CoinDesk: Is Crypto Ready for the Travel Rule?
  • CoinDesk: QuadrigaCX: Yell Into the Void and Get Some Questions Answered