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US Worried Crypto Could Undermine Dollar as World Reserve Currency, Hiring Researchers to Prepare Response

</header> <strong>The U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence has admitted that cryptocurrency could undermine the U.S. dollar as the world’s reserve currency. The head of the U.S. Intelligence Community is seeking researchers to detail the impact of that status loss on the U.S., its economy, and national security.</strong> Also read: Fed Chair Powell …

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US Defense Contractor Seeks Cryptocurrency Exploiters

BAE Systems, Inc., a United States-based contractor that provides support and service solutions for defense, intelligence, and civilian systems, is seeking cryptocurrency exploiters. BAE Systems listed an open position for so called cryptocurrency exploiters on employment-oriented platform LinkedIn. Those in the position are set to support a company’s client’s operational requirements in the Washington Metropolitan …

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Kraken Hires Former CoinDesk Editor Pete Rizzo for Content Department

Pete Rizzo, former editor-in-chief at leading crypto news outlet CoinDesk, has started a new position at cryptocurrency exchange Kraken. Per a Jan. 15 announcement from Kraken, Rizzo’s new role as Editor-at-Large will entail responsibility for content production for the company’s new products and services. Departure from CoinDesk and the new role Regarding the shift in …

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Micree Zhan Claims He Was Removed From Bitmain Without Consent

Micree Ketuan Zhan, the co-founder of major Chinese Bitcoin (BTC) mining hardware producer Bitmain, claimed that he was removed as a legal representative of the company without his consent. On Nov. 7, Samson Mow, the CEO of Blockstream, posted a statement from Zhan on Twitter, in which the Bitmain co-founder claimed he would take legal …

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Former FATF Members Join Board of Advisors at Blockchain Company

Former members of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) have joined the Shyft Network’s advisory team. In a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 28, public blockchain protocol Shyft Network announced that it was adding the former head of the Canadian delegation to the FATF, Josee Nadeau, and former FATF executive secretary Rick McDonell …

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Hong Kong-Based Holding Company Appoints Huobi Exchange Founder as CEO

Huobi Group founder Leon Li has been appointed CEO, chairman of the board and executive director of the board of Pantronics Holdings Ltd. Changes at Pantronics A press release shared with Cointelegraph on Sept. 10 announced Li’s new roles at Hong Kong -listed holding company Pantronics Holdings Ltd. The 37-year-old Leon Li, who founded the …

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Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Hires Former Cumberland Exec

Mike Novogratz’s crypto investment bank Galaxy Digital hired a former exec at crypto trading giant Cumberland as head of global sales. According to an internal notice to Galaxy Digital’s counterparties, Wall Street veteran David Gross joined the company, crypto media outlet The Block reports Aug. 6. In his new position, Gross will be working on …

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Report: Coinbase VP of Engineering Tim Wagner Steps Down

Tim Wagner, the vice president of engineering at major cryptocurrency platform Coinbase, is reportedly leaving the company. Wagner will purportedly leave Coinbase within the next two weeks, according to a report by CoinDesk on July 30. An unnamed spokesperson for the company is said to have confirmed Wagner’s departure with the news outlet. At press …

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Head of SEC Enforcement Dept. for Cryptocurrency, Cyber Security Resigns

The chief of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Enforcement’s Cyber Unit, Robert A. Cohen, has stepped down from his role at the commission. According to an official announcement by the SEC, Cohen served as the first chief of the Cyber Unit since its inception in 2017. The Cyber Unit is …

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Facebook Onboards Two Former Coinbase Compliance Experts

Social networking giant Facebook has on-boarded two new compliance experts, who previously worked at United States major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. Mikheil Moucharrafie joined Facebook as compliance officer after almost four years of working at Coinbase. At the exchange, Moucharrafie held positions such as support analyst and quality assurance tester, anti-money laundering (AML)/bank secrecy investigator, compliance …

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