A Skeptic’s Guide to Crypto: Crypto Wild West


In the fifth episode of Tech Tonic’s final season, FT columnist and host Jemima Kelly takes a look at crypto regulation and why there are so few of them. It’s a story that takes him to the heart of the American cowboy state of Wyoming, where the crypto industry seems to write its own laws. And as the midterm elections in the US heat up, we hear about how crypto lobbying has taken over Washington DC as well. Jemima interviews Rob Jennings, co-founder of CattleProof and the Wyoming Blockchain Coalition; Caitlin Long, head of Custodia Bank; Dennis Kelleher, co-founder of Better Markets; and Stephen Diehl, co-author of “Popping the Crypto Bubble”.

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Presented by Jemima Kelly. Special thanks to Kimberly Long, Editor of The Banker’s Asia, and The Banker podcast. Tech Tonic’s lead producer is Edwin Lane, our producer is Josh Gabert-Doyon, and Manuela Saragosa is the executive producer. Our sound engineer is Breen Turner, with an original score by Metaphor Music. The FT’s audio manager is Cheryl Brumley.

Extracted credits: WNET, CNBC, Ford Motor Pictures, Wolfgang Bayer

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