The editor of Al Jazeera Asia contacted me for a story about crypto, so I wrote about how the collapse of FTX will result in regulators coming down hard on the space. This was my first story for Al Jazeera. [Al Jazeera]

South Korea, Singapore, and Japan had the greatest number of users on FTX, according to CoinGecko. After Binance pulled out of Singapore last year, many crypto traders in the city-state switched to FTX.

This story was a bit of work because I had to interview five different people. You may recognize some of them — David Gerard, Martin Walker, and Stephen Diehl, among others.

One of my favorite quotes is from Stephen, who predicted: “the crypto industry will mostly be relegated to the dark corners of the financial system as it slowly slides into irrelevance.”

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