The project is hoping that a new name will help people forget the mass regulatory panic that drowned out Libra’s initial announcement.
December 1, 2020
Nobody seems to be in a rush to digitize the euro, but that could change given increasing global competition.
November 30, 2020
Stablecoins and CBDCs and their related issues of privacy and surveillance lead this week’s Law Decoded.
November 27, 2020
Libra will initially be pegged to just one fiat currency.
November 27, 2020
The Libra Association has made a key hire in its pursuit of a new cryptocurrency and payments system.
November 25, 2020
After proposing automated ways to monitor global stablecoins like Libra, a new report from BIS argues that a better solution may ultimately be central bank digital …
November 24, 2020
The paper also put forward CBDCs as solutions to high transaction fees and the energy use of mining cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.
November 23, 2020
What lies at the heart of the current problems with social media? What can and cannot be fixed?
November 15, 2020
BIS Innovation Hub head Benoît Cœuré stressed the importance of maintaining multiple payment options beyond just CBDCs.
November 13, 2020
As the U.S. stock market enters earnings season, analysts explain how Bitcoin could perform after earnings and the presidential election.
October 30, 2020
Though the hearing did not focus on solutions, open source looks like a real way of addressing the committee’s concerns about transparency and accountability.
October 28, 2020
The CSO of CoinShares thinks that a payments-focused PayPal token could be forthcoming.
October 22, 2020
The proposed EU crypto market regulation will raise many compliance obstacles for the next Libra-like project seeking to operate in Europe.
October 18, 2020
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Talk of CBDCs and Facebook’s Libra headlined this week’s policy news, as international organizations weigh in on both.
October 16, 2020
Timothy Lane says the central bank is developing a CBDC at “a good pace.”
October 15, 2020
“No global stablecoin project should begin operation until it adequately addresses relevant legal, regulatory, and oversight requirements.”
October 12, 2020
Would decentralized governance save social media platforms from polarizing its users with its politics?
October 9, 2020
The Antitrust Subcommittee looks for new legal tools to rein in Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google — a clear opening for tech tools built to decentralize.
October 7, 2020