US crypto regulation is likely 'in a holding pattern' until after the 2024 election: Paradigm Policy Director

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  • Paradigm Policy Director Justin Slaughter explains why progress on U.S. crypto regulations is likely stalled until after the 2024 election cycle.

Episode 100 of Season 5 of The Scoop was recorded with The Block's Frank Chaparro and Paradigm Policy Director Justin Slaughter.

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Justin Slaughter is the Policy Director at Paradigm.

In this episode, Slaughter explains why crypto regulation in the U.S. is likely stuck "in a holding pattern" until after the 2024 election cycle, and how policymakers on both sides of the aisle are beginning to see past crypto's volatility to appreciate the underlying technological innovation.

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OUTLINE:
00:00 - Introduction
07:16 - Crypto Policy Overview
11:04 - Political Perceptions of Crypto
15:52 - Bipartisan Crypto Support
19:37 - FIT Act & Stablecoins Bill
23:02 - Global Crypto Regulation
25:29 - US Regulatory Uncertainty
28:01 - BlackRock’s Impact on Crypto
30:58 - 2024 Policy Outlook
37:30 - Paradigm’s Policy Priorities


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