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FameEX Morning Crypto News Recap | August 30, 2023

2023-08-30 11:32:10

US Congressional Representatives Debate Potential Impact of Proposed Tax Regulations on the Cryptocurrency Sector
US lawmakers, notably Patrick McHenry and Cynthia Lummis, have conflicting opinions on the consequences of new cryptocurrency tax reporting regulations. Concerns revolve around potential disruptions, notably for decentralized finance and stablecoins in the industry.

Court Decides in Grayscale's Favor Against SEC in Lawsuit Over Bitcoin ETF Conversion
A D.C. court ruled in favor of Grayscale, the leading crypto asset manager, in its lawsuit against the SEC's denial of converting GBTC to a bitcoin ETF. The court cited the SEC's inconsistency in handling similar products as a key factor, noting the lack of explanation for the disparate treatment.

Governments Envision CBDCs Enhancing Economic and Financial Efficiency in Their Nations, Notes Venom Foundation CEO
Governments aiming to introduce CBDCs are motivated by the goal of enhancing economic and financial efficiency, rather than fearing the dominance of private digital currencies, says Venom Foundation CEO Christopher Louis Tsu. CBDCs are seen as a tool to boost national competitiveness and technology adoption.

Vietnam, Philippines, and Brunei Embrace ASEAN QR Payment System to Lessen Reliance on US Dollar
Vietnam, Philippines, and Brunei are set to participate in an ASEAN QR payment system that facilitates cross-border transactions in local currencies within the bloc. This initiative, already operational between Indonesia and Malaysia, seeks to link all ASEAN countries, diminishing reliance on the US dollar.

Elon Musk's X Nears Crypto Payment Integration with Recent State License Acquisition
Rhode Island regulators have granted X an official currency transmitter license, following X's approval for similar licenses in Michigan, Missouri, and New Hampshire on July 5. This new license adds to X's existing total of seven secured transmitter licenses across US states.

Cryptocurrency Attorney on SEC: 'Problematic to Suggest All NFTs Are Securities'
The SEC's inaugural enforcement action against an NFT project has raised concerns among community members. The decision's potential impact on numerous NFT projects that share similarities has been noted, leading to worries about further SEC actions in the future.

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