How Global Stablecoins Can Promote Financial Stability in the World

Global stablecoins could provide market participants with a cost-efficient means to rebalance their capital across global markets. In the past year, three major financial oversight bodies have voiced concerns about threats to financial stability purported to be posed by stablecoins. While acknowledging the potential for enhanced payments efficiency, reports from the Bank for International Settlements, […]

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Law Decoded: Dead Men Face No Charges, June 6-12

Blockchain for distributing votes and independent digital dollars take center stage in the this week’s regulation news. Editor’s note:  These are times strange enough that every conversation seems to include some verbal acknowledgment like “strange times, huh?” A quasi-anarchist police-free leftist separatist bubble has formed and is growing on Seattle’s Capitol Hill — a sentence […]

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Congress Weighs Digital Dollars for Aid After Stalled COVID-19 Stimulus Payments

In the aftermath of disappointingly slow COVID-19 stimulus payments, Congress hears testimony on using digital dollars to upgrade the U.S.’s legacy financial infrastructure. On June 11, the Congressional Fintech Task Force held a hearing examining FedAccounts and a digital dollar as ways of expanding financial inclusion in the United States. Particularly in the aftermath of […]

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