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Crypto is worth fixing. Regulators should get moving

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The once-burgeoning realm of crypto and decentralised finance keeps imploding, presenting policy makers with a quandary: Should they just let it burn, or step in to address its now-obvious flaws?I’m with the second group.

To maintain their credibility, and to derive the greatest benefit from blockchain technology, regulators should intervene and crack down on scams, protect investors and ensure market integrity.The dominoes keep falling after the demise of the FTX empire.

The latest casualty, crypto lender Genesis Global Capital, probably won’t be the last. Each failure further undermines trust, reduces activity and revenue, and puts pressure on the rest of the industry.

With no lender of last resort to provide emergency support — as the Federal Reserve does for traditional banks — there’s little to stop the rot.Some think that’s just fine.

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