October 2022

On-Demand Fast Trading on Decentralized Exchanges

On-Demand Fast Trading on Decentralized Exchanges (by Michael Brolley and Marius Zoican)   This paper examines the computing power required…

Bank of Canada: Bitcoin Ownership and Use between 2016 and 2021

Private Digital Cryptoassets as Investment? Bitcoin Ownership and Use in Canada, 2016 -2021 This staff working paper by Daniela Balutel, Walter…

South Africa: Financial Sector Conduct Authority designates cryptocurrencies as financial assets

South African Reserve Bank proposes cryptocurrency regulations   South Africa’s financial watchdog has designated cryptocurrencies as financial products, albeit not…

Bitcoin Policy Institute: Implications of development and adoption of Bitcoin for United States consumers, investors, and businesses

Bitcoin Policy Institute: Response to US Treasury Department on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets What are the implications of…

EU Legislation: Markets in Crypto-assets Regulation (MiCA)

EU Legislation: Markets in Crypto-assets Regulation (proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and the Council)   The EU…

Glossary

A non-exhaustive list of some of the frequently-used terms  and phrases in the cryptocurrency space.   Accelerating returns Where continually-increasing…

Bitcoin: Knowledge and Perception Report

Bitcoin: Knowledge and Perceptions from Block, Inc. (Report – April 2022)   Block Inc. has surveyed close to ten thousand…

Bitcoin Whitepaper

Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System (by Satoshi Nakamoto)   First published to a cryptography mailing list in 2008, the…

Ethereum Whitepaper

Ethereum Whitepaper   Vitalik Buterin’s 2014 draft of the Ethereum whitepaper. Partial abstract: “Initially postulated by Vitalik Buterin, together with…

Polygon: Matic Whitepaper

Polygon: Ethereum’s Internet of Blockchains Founded in 2017 as the MATIC network, Polygon aims to increase scalability of blockchains, creating…