The governance of crypto funds

The crypto crash has raised questions about the governance of funds that specialise in digital assets. It has also raised questions about the structure and regulation of the fast moving and embryonic industry developing around digital assets.

Optimists seem to view the events of the last few weeks as a welcome correction, and perhaps an overdue wake-up call. Crypto pessimists, on the other hand, feel vindicated. They have never understood the attraction of digital asset revolution to anyone other than money-launderers and other criminals.

So, what has just happened? Crypto pessimists have been prominent in the press saying that a bubble has just burst. It was bound to happen sooner or later, they claim. What has happened has been compared to the bursting of the dotcom bubble.

To read more on this story, see the May issue of The NED.