In my role as advisor to Bancor one topic comes up from time to time – arbitrageurs. I want to take the opportunity to write down some key thoughts here as they relate to the role of arbitrageurs within and AMM eco system, and whether or not they are useful and should be attracted. We do not currently have a blog over at topaze.blue hence the slightly unusual location here at TheShortSTOry podcast.

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I was having a bit of a hiatus, but I think I’ve quite a decent excuse, because I was extremely busy. Apart from my other project I was working on the Bancor release v2.1 where I was retained to write the economic analysis paper. This was actually very exciting, and I will make a podcast or two about it I promise. More exciting however is my new Botcast project which I believe is a world first: all TheShortSTOry podcasts will be available via a Telegram chatbot. This bot is, not unsurprisingly, called @TheShortSTOrybot. Go check it out!

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Today’s podcast is with Jeff Bandman [1], principal at Bandman Advisors [2,3] and an esteemed colleague at University of Nicosia where he is teaching a course on blockchain regulations [4]. He is an expert on regulations, in particular in the US, and today we will be talking about SEC’s exciting move to extend the definition of accredited investors [5,6,7]

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