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Policy education and advocacy to help DeFi flourish

The DeFi Education Fund (DEF) explains decentralized finance (DeFi) to policymakers around the world and advocates for policies welcoming of decentralized financial infrastructure.


The policy and regulatory environment that will affect DeFi is developing quickly. Help us shape the future of DeFi policy across the globe.

Latest Weekly Update

HFSC Digital Dollar Hearing; SEC Cracks Down on NFTs

DEF Files IPR Petition

In September 2023, DEF petitioned the US Patent & Trademark Office for review and cancellation of claims in a patent that essentially covers systems like oracles and is being used to sue MakerDAO and Compound. 

Latest Filing

On September 8th, we submitted comments in response a Senate Finance Committee request regarding the taxation of digital assets. 

August Recap

Here’s what the DeFi Education Fund (DEF) has been up to in August. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about a specific activity, please do not hesitate to reach out.

Latest Blog Post

Learn more about how we are fighting back against a patent troll through our petition with the US Patent and Trademark Office. 

Open Positions

Legal Intern (Winter 2024)

Policy Intern (Winter 2024)

Frequently Asked Questions

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