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June 29, 2022 | American Banker

How the SEC threw a wrench in bank regulators’ crypto custody efforts

Featuring Lenz

Duke's Jimmie Lenz provides insight into the consequences of a new US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) ruling into how institutions should treat digital assets they hold in custody.

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June 3, 2022 | The Washington Post

The Crypto-Skeptics’ Voices are Getting Louder

Featuring Balleisen

Edward Balleisen, a Duke professor and historian of financial bubbles is quoted.

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May 17, 2022 | Duke Today

Duke Engineering's Lenz on Why an NFT Makes for a More Secure Diploma

Featuring Lenz

Students in Jimmie Lenz's Duke engineering courses on the Coursera online learning platform receive copies of their certificates as a Non-Fungible Tokens – or NFTs.

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March 25, 2022 | DAREC

Crypto Dynamics During Market Downturns: Another DotCom Boom-Bust Cycle?

By Lenz, Rasiel, Brini

The article compares the present cryptocurrency phenomenon to the dotcom bubble of the late 1990s, and suggests that apparent parallels between the two may be exaggerated.

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February 4, 2022 | DAREC

Bitcoin ETFs: Measuring the Performance of This New Market Niche

By Lenz, Brini

The first in a series of DAREC articles on Bitcoin ETFs, analyzing the problem of measuring performance of this new class of financial product and giving exposure to the world's most famous and capitalized cryptocurrency.