From Law

BIS: Regulating cryptocurrencies, assessing market reactions

Despite the entity-free and borderless nature of cryptocurrencies, regulatory actions as well as news regarding potential regulatory actions can have a strong impact on cryptocurrency markets, at least in terms of valuations and transaction volumes. (Raphael Auer and Stijn Claessens, BIS, September 2018)

Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained

Tell me, has there been anything more curious lately than the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)’s “Paradise Papers”? And you probably thought its precursor, the Panama Papers was the end of it. This is truly the Age of Leaks. Not your run-of-the-mill John Milton. (Image: Graphite Publications)