This Week in Crypto: April 12, 2024

MXC Official
3 min readApr 12, 2024

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Welcome to This Week in Crypto, your first stop for all the newest updates and helpful insights about cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. In this edition, we’ll explore this week’s hottest topics:

1. SEC Issues Wells-Notice to Uniswap Over Regulatory Concerns

2. Sam Bankman-Fried Files Appeal Against Conviction and Sentence

3. 1inch Partners with Mastercard and Baanx Group to Launch Crypto Debit Card

4. DEPIN Fever Hits Hong Kong: Industry Giants Unveil the Next Big Blockchain Breakthrough

SEC Issues Wells-Notice to Uniswap Over Regulatory Concerns

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken a significant step against decentralized exchange Uniswap by issuing a Wells notice. Marvin Ammori, Uniswap’s chief legal officer, confirmed the notice on April 10th. This notice signals the SEC’s intention to recommend enforcement action against Uniswap, prompting concerns within the crypto community. Uniswap has been under investigation since 2021, and this recent development underscores the growing regulatory scrutiny facing decentralized platforms. Stay tuned for further updates on this evolving situation.

Sam Bankman-Fried Files Appeal Against Conviction and Sentence

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, known as “SBF,” is fighting back against his conviction and sentencing. Following his recent sentencing to 25 years in prison, Bankman-Fried’s legal team has filed an appeal. The notice of appeal was submitted on April 11th, with Bankman-Fried contesting the seven felony counts against him. This move comes as no surprise after the controversial sentencing and forfeiture order of $11 billion. As the legal battle unfolds, the crypto community awaits further developments in this high-profile case.

1inch Partners with Mastercard and Baanx Group to Launch Crypto Debit Card

Exciting news from the decentralized finance (DeFi) space: 1inch Network has teamed up with Mastercard and Baanx Group to introduce a cutting-edge crypto debit card. This innovative card bridges the gap between traditional finance and the decentralized world, offering users seamless access to both realms. With full functionality and robust security features, the 1inch Card promises to revolutionize crypto-to-fiat transactions. While initially available in the UK and European economic areas, plans for expansion are already in motion. Keep an eye out for updates on this groundbreaking collaboration.

DEPIN Fever Hits Hong Kong: Industry Giants Unveil Blockchain’s Future

Last Monday, April 6th, Hong Kong was lit up with the groundbreaking DEPIN event showcasing blockchain’s transformative potential in revolutionizing physical infrastructure networks. Leading the charge were innovative projects like Moonchain, DIMO, and HNT.

Moonchain introduced a groundbreaking concept: connecting any device to the blockchain and making it mineable, thereby democratizing participation in blockchain networks.

DIMO unveiled its vision for empowering vehicle owners to monetize data gathered from their vehicles, opening new avenues for data-driven monetization and incentivizing participation in the blockchain ecosystem.

HNT showcased the potential of decentralized wireless networks, driving innovation in the IoT space and democratizing access to wireless connectivity.

Together, these projects underscored the transformative power of DEPIN in reshaping traditional infrastructure paradigms.

That concludes another informative edition of This Week in Crypto. Stay tuned to our newsletter for future updates, analysis, and exclusive insights into the dynamic world of cryptocurrency. Remember to subscribe to stay informed and ahead of the curve. Until next time, happy HODLing!

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