FTX — the three letters on everyone’s lips in recent days. For those active in the crypto space, it has been a shattering blow as a tumultuous year for crypto nears an end.
The repercussions are severe, with over a million people and businesses owed money following the collapse of the crypto exchange, according to bankruptcy filings. With investigations into the collapse ongoing, it will certainly push forward regulatory changes, either via lawmakers or through federal agencies.
Yang Lan, CFA, is the co-founder and chairman of Fiat24, the first Swiss bank built on blockchain. He holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Munich and an MBA from IE Business School. A former UBS banker, he holds decades of experience in banking.