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In this episode of the Brazil Institute Podcast, host Bruna Santos speaks with Alex Nascimento, best-selling author and professor of blockchain business applications and security tokens at the University of California, Los Angeles. They discuss the current crypto landscape in Brazil, the drive toward crypto regulation in Brazil and the world, and the regulatory framework for crypto assets recently approved by the Brazilian Congress.  

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Hopefully it will be a continuation of the existing mindset of the regulators. [...] Hopefully the new government won't stall the evolution of the industry. And I think it shouldn’t.”

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