CBDCs

Breaking the Buck May Break Faith in Currency-Pegged Stablecoins
Breaking the Buck May Break Faith in Currency-Pegged Stablecoins
May 16, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

Years from now, perhaps, the investing world may look back at the dominoes that fell, the mad rush for the exits, and say that breaking...

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EU Regulators Lash Out at Stablecoins While Boosting CBDCs
EU Regulators Lash Out at Stablecoins While Boosting CBDCs
May 16, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

After a volatile week for stablecoins and cryptocurrencies, this week begins with a fresh call from European Union regulators to look into this space and...

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CBDC Weekly: Central African Republic Adopts Bitcoin; Russia, India, Mexico Set CBDC Dates; Philippines Announces Wholesale Pilot
CBDC Weekly: Central African Republic Adopts Bitcoin; Russia, India, Mexico Set CBDC Dates; Philippines Announces...
April 29, 2022  |  CBDC

Technically, the Central African Republic’s (CAR’s) decision to make bitcoin a legal tender alongside the regional CFA Franc isn’t central bank digital currency (CBDC) news....

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OCC’s Hsu: Interoperable Stablecoins Key to Success of Crypto Economy
OCC’s Hsu: Interoperable Stablecoins Key to Success of Crypto Economy
April 28, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

The need for stablecoins to be interoperable with each other and a potential digital dollar is too important to be left either to government regulators...

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Citing ‘Cryptoization’ as a Sanctions Threat, IMF Calls for Capital Controls
Citing ‘Cryptoization’ as a Sanctions Threat, IMF Calls for Capital Controls
April 21, 2022  |  Regulation

Citing sanction-busting fears that have grown since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called for a global crackdown on cryptocurrencies that...

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CBDC Weekly: Digital Currency Under Consideration by 80% of Central Banks; BIS Studies Suggest Involving Nonbanks, Not Blockchain
CBDC Weekly: Digital Currency Under Consideration by 80% of Central Banks; BIS Studies Suggest Involving...
April 15, 2022  |  CBDC

While followers of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) have generally been tracking 85 to 91 projects, a new study by top consulting and accounting firm...

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TechREG Weekly: Regulatory Spree for Crypto, Big Tech Continues
TechREG Weekly: Regulatory Spree for Crypto, Big Tech Continues
April 01, 2022  |  Regulation

The cryptocurrency industry has had a busy week following all the regulatory proposals in the United States, the United Kingdom and Europe, from tougher rules...

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Beyond Project Dunbar’s Shared Platform, Unknowns Loom for Central Banks, CBDCs
Beyond Project Dunbar’s Shared Platform, Unknowns Loom for Central Banks, CBDCs
March 29, 2022  |  CBDC

With new technology, especially with new payment methodologies, there are two heavy lifts — the technical infrastructure that makes it all possible, and then the...

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Celsius CFO Says Trust, Controls at Center of Effort to Scale Crypto to New Users
Celsius CFO Says Trust, Controls at Center of Effort to Scale Crypto to New Users
March 21, 2022  |  B2B Payments

The pace at which the cryptocurrency market landscape changes and the tempo at which decisions must be made can create a dynamic environment for a...

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