ep. 77


Will Regulation Kill Crypto? | Jay Clayton

On today's episode of Empire, Jay Clayton, former-SEC Chairman, joins Santiago and Jason in a discussion about the merits of crypto and how regulation threatens its freedom. Giving a special perspective as a former head of the epitome of traditional finances, Jay Clayton talks about his journey in embracing crypto, how enforcement could affect it, and what he sees for its future in the markets.



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(00:00) Introduction

(01:52) Stabalizing Markets

(05:25) Decentralized Market Operations

(12:55) Embracing Crypto

(14:32) The Tradeoffs

(18:44) The Real Opportunity

(27:14) Paraswap Ad

(28:02) Bitcoin ETF

(31:44) Enforcement

(35:44) Biden's Executive Order

(39:52) Stablecoins 

(43:32) Final Thoughts


Disclaimer: Nothing said on Empire is a recommendation to buy or sell securities or tokens. This podcast is for informational purposes only, and any views expressed by anyone on the show are solely our opinions, not financial advice. Santiago, Jason, and our guests may hold positions in the companies, funds, or projects discussed.

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