Coin Center at the CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee Public Meeting

Executive Director Jerry Brito discussed recent developments in the cryptocurrency regulatory landscape.

Testimony before the Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee

Peter Van Valkenburgh testified in a hearing entitled “Improving Consumer’s Financial Options With FinTech.” 

Testimony before the Terrorism and Illicit Finance Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee

Jerry Brito and other experts were invited to testify in a hearing entitled “Virtual Currency: Financial Innovation and National Security Implications”

FTC Fintech Forum: Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain

Director of research Peter Van Valkenburgh clarified the different types of blockchain consensus mechanisms and discussed the consumer protection implications for these technologies. 

President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

Jerry Brito gives the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology an overview of cryptocurrencies and discusses some their potential applications.

Testimony before US House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade

Jerry Brito along with other experts and industry leaders were invited to give an overview of Bitcoin technology and answer questions from policymakers.

Testimony before California Senate

Coin Center, Coinbase, and the Internet Association testified in support of California's AB 1326 Virtual Currency

Testimony before California State Assembly

The California State Assembly’s Banking & Finance Committee invited Jerry Brito along with other experts and industry leaders to give an overview of Bitcoin technology and answer questions from policymakers. 

Testimony before New Jersey State Assembly

The Assembly’s Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee, which oversees New Jersey’s financial regulatory agencies, invited Coin Center Executive Director Jerry Brito along with other experts to answer questions about the technology, its potential, and the challenges it faces.

Based in Washington, D.C., Coin Center is the leading non-profit research and advocacy center focused on the public policy issues facing cryptocurrency and decentralized computing technologies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Our mission is to build a better understanding of these technologies and to promote a regulatory climate that preserves the freedom to innovate using permissionless blockchain technologies.