Rising Crypto Trends and Decentralization: A Delicate Balance | TWIC
January 31, 2023
This week Dave highlights the upward trend in the crypto market with rising volumes and interest but cautions that it's too early to make definitive predictions.
He also reflects on his recent presentations at Miami's Hedge Fund Week and the Equities Leaders Summit, where traditional finance professionals expressed concerns about navigating the crypto space and embracing decentralized options, including self-custody. One specific concern discussed is the potential loss of crypto assets if one loses access to their private keys in a decentralized system where individuals, rather than institutions, hold the keys to their crypto portfolios.
• He emphasizes the importance of choice in allowing individuals to hold their funds wherever they feel is best for them and the need for the industry and regulations to adapt to this shift towards decentralization.
• Dave's commentary on a speech by Commissioner Hester M. Peirce on the crypto environment where she talks about risk, regulators, stifling innovation, and lays out 5 principles. Dave provides his perspective on these principles.
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