US Congress Schedules Sept. 24 Hearing With SEC With Crypto on Agenda

The United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services to hold hearing with SEC chairman Jay Clayton to discuss cryptocurrencies. The United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services has scheduled a hearing with Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton and four other SEC commissioners to discuss, among other topics, crypto. […]

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Zuckerberg Continues Tour of DC With Unproductive Meeting With Senator

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is continuing his tour of Washington, meeting with U.S. Senator Josh Hawley to further discuss “future internet regulations.” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is continuing to meet policymakers in Washington, D.C. to discuss “future internet regulations” — most recently with Senator Josh Hawley. “A frank conversation” On the afternoon of Sept. 19, Sen. Hawley wrote […]

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Zuckerberg Dines With US Democrats Concerned Over Facebook’s Libra

Facebook Mark Zuckerberg is grilled with questions and concerns about its planned Libra stablecoin project by Democratic lawmakers during a private dinner. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg had dinner with a handful of United States lawmakers, where he was met with intense scrutiny of Facebook’s proposed Libra stablecoin project. Zuckerberg grilled by Democratic lawmakers According to an […]

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Libra Seen as Threat to National Currency Sovereignty, Pleads With G-7

Public authorities across the globe continue to press Libra, central banks argue that the stablecoin will threaten sovereignty. Public authorities across the globe continue to press the developers of Libra, Facebook’s proposed stablecoin-like digital asset.  On Sept. 16, Libra representatives met with the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructure (CPMI), a part of the Bank […]

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As Libra Battles Critics, Zuckerberg Aims to Win Over US Policymakers

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is in Washington for meetings with policymakers to discuss internet regulatory matters such as privacy, competition and its handling of political content. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is in Washington for meetings with policymakers to discuss internet regulatory matters such as privacy, competition and its handling of political content. As noted in Bloomberg’s Sept. […]

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Reuters: Facebook Met British Authorities Prior to Libra’s Official Announcement

Facebook reportedly met British authorities and regulatory officials three times prior to publicly announcing the Libra stablecoin project. Facebook reportedly met British authorities and regulatory officials three times prior to publicly announcing plans for the Libra stablecoin project. As Reuters reported on Sept. 18, this spring Facebook had several appointments with officials at Britain’s finance […]

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