May 26 – June 1, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

North iQ Weekly Newsletter is curated to provide insights on digital asset industry developments, market announcements, and performance analysis.

May 26 – June 1, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter ANALYTICS: Elliptic Follows the Bitcoin Ransoms Paid by Colonial Pipeline

May 14, 2021 – Elliptic has identified the Bitcoin wallet used by the DarkSide ransomware group to receive ransom payments from its victims, based on our intelligence collection and analysis of blockchain transactions.

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May 26 – June 1, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter DEEP DIVE: DeFi Uncovered – Navigating the Crash

May 24, 2021 – DeFi (Decentralized Finance) has shown strength amidst increased market volatility. We explore the impact of broad selling on the health of DeFi and token valuations.

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May 26 – June 1, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter REGULATION: Fed, OCC, FDIC in ‘Sprint’ on Regulation for Crypto, Quarles Says

May 25, 2021 – “We along with the OCC and the FDIC are engaged right now in what we are calling a sprint in seeking to pull together views on exactly that” including discussions of a common regulatory framework, capital treatment and operational treatment.

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May 26 – June 1, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter INVESTMENT: Carl Icahn Says He May Get Into Cryptocurrencies in a ‘Big Way’

May 26, 2021 – Any criticism around cryptocurrency having no underlying value is a “little wrong-headed,” Icahn said. “Well, what’s the value of a dollar? The only value of the dollar is because you can use it to pay taxes,” he said.

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May 26 – June 1, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter OPINION: Banning Bitcoin is a bad idea

May 27, 2021 – “…we have to think through what a firm ban would actually mean for an asset that an estimated forty-six million Americans now own. Would the plan be to prosecute anyone who does not hand over their Bitcoin…?”

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May 26 – June 1, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter THE ECONOMIST: The boundary between crypto and fiat money is becoming more permeable

May 29, 2021 – “Crypto, like gold, is built on a collective belief about its value. But so to an extent are all asset prices. And crypto is moving past the point where it can be considered its own self-contained world.”

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Fred Pye

Frederick T. Pye

CHAIRMAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & DIRECTOR

Frederick T. Pye is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director of 3iQ Corp. He is also the Chairman and Director of 3iQ Digital Holdings Inc. Mr. Pye is recognized for creating and promoting creative and unique investment products for the investment industry.

Mr. Pye has managed private client portfolios with Landry Investment Management and various other investment dealers. Prior to this Mr. Pye was Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer of Argentum Management and Research Corporation, a company dedicated to managing and distributing quantitative investment portfolios including the first long-short mutual fund in Canada.

He was also Senior Vice-President and National Sales Manager of Fidelity Investments Canada and an integral part of the team that saw assets rise from $80 million to over $7.5 billion in assets under management during his tenure. He also held various positions with Guardian Trust Company, which listed the first Gold, Silver and Platinum Certificates on the Montreal Exchange.

Mr. Pye obtained a Masters in Business Administration from Concordia University.