Published on: December 24th, 2020 • Duration: 60 minutes
Peter Van Valkenburgh, director of research at Coin Center, joins Sebastian Moonjava, Real Vision associate crypto editor, to discuss Coin Center, crypto regulators, and privacy technology. Valkenburgh explains the work Coin Center does - advocating for sensible regulation of blockchain technology. He touches on the importance and value of privacy-preserving technology. Valkenburgh explains the difference between the SEC and FinCEN and what each of them was created to regulate. The discussion covers some of the recent enforcement actions taken by regulators. Filmed on November 6, 2020. Key Learnings: This interview provides clarity on some of the different roles of the various regulatory bodies that govern the crypto space. They discuss the importance of sensible regulation for nascent technologies such as blockchain. Valkenburgh explains the reason for some of the existing regulations and the problems they were created to prevent.